Chevron's W.H. Banks Named Board Chairman Of AIMS

W.H. Banks, president of Chevron Shipping Company in San Francisco, has been elected chairman of the board of the American Institute of Merchant Shipping (AIMS) for the next 12 months. The change in leadership was announced by outgoing AIMS board chairman J.J. Ervin, president of Trinidad C o r p o r a t i o n, Philadelphia, following the Association's recent annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Banks has long experience in shipping, having been associated with Chevron Shipping Company since 1965. He assumes the leadership of a national association which represents Americanflag shipowners and operators.

AIMS's member companies, now numbering 29, own or operate over 12 million deadweight tons of tankers, dry bulk vessels, and liquefied natural gas carriers in U.S. domestic and foreign commerce.

AIMS officers reelected by the board for the coming year are Rear Adm. W.M. Benkert, USCG (ret.), president; Glenna Hartsock, s e c r e t a r y ; and Roseann Pazak, treasurer. AIMS has just completed its 12th year of service to the U.S.-flag merchant marine.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 18,  Mar 15, 1981

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