Capt. Thomas A. King has been appointed superintendent of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y. The announcement was made by Samuel B. Nemirow, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs. He succeeds Howard F. Casey, who
James F. Badger has rejoined Delta Steamship Lines, Inc., as vice president-market research, according to an announcement by Capt. J.W. Clark, president of the New Orleans, La.-based line. Mr. Badger served previously with Delta Line (1967 to 1974) in various managerial capacities.
The self-propelled, anchormoored drillship Sagar Vijay, built for the Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC) of India, was completed recently at Hitachi Zosen's Osaka (Sakai) Works. Immediately following delivery, the vessel sailed for India, where
Davie Shipbuilding Limited recently launched the second in a series of marine jackup drilling rigs. Mrs. Lillian Schindler broke the traditional bottle of champagne and thereby launched and christened the Glomar Jackup II. Mrs. Schindler is the wife of Marvin Schindler.
Burmeister & Wain recently announced that 29 of 44 vessels ordered by Hon}? Kong shipowners f o r delivery in 1980-81 will be equipped with B&W engines. W o r l d Wide Shipping Ltd., headed by chairman Sir Yue- Kong Pao, has chosen Burmeister &
The Babcock & Wilcox Company and Brown Boveri have announced that a memorandum of understanding has been signed to restructure their relationship in the nuclear equipment business in Germany. Babcock-Brown Boveri Reaktor GmbH (BBR), a German supplier of nuclear steam supply systems,
William B. Alexander, president of Airfilco Engineering, Inc. of New Orleans, La., has announced the appointment of John E. Riley as vice president and general manager of the company. Airfilco Engineering, Inc. is a gas process equipment supplier specializing
Crutcher Resources Corporation, P.O. Box 3227, Houston, Texas 77001, has announced it has signed an amended license agreement with Brown & Root, Inc. on Brown & Root's rights to use CRC's automatic welding system in marine operations. Don H. Hartmann,
B&W Shipyard and B&W Shipbuilding Services have signed a contract with the shipyard of Tsakos Industrias Navales in Montevideo, Uruguay for construction of B&W trawlers under license. A few years ago, B&W Shipyard entered the Uruguay market with