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
Capt. C.R. North has been appointed vice president-sales of M o r a n - T h i b o d e a u x Shipping Agencies, Inc., it was announced by F. Robert Black, president and chairman of the board. Captain North will be headquartered in the World Trade Building in Houston,
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.
Gamlen Chemical Company, 333 Victory Avenue, South San Francisco, Calif. 94080, has announced the appointment of Joseph A. Nolet to the position of marine development manager, Gamlen America. The announcement was made by James A. Bellew, international marine
Milton G. Nottingham, spokesman for the 14,000-member Alumni Association of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y., has expressed his organization's opposition to the proposed dismemberment of the House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee.
Samuel B. Nemirow, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs, Maritime Administration, has announced the appointment of Gerard E. Neumann to the newly created post of Deputy Assistant Administrator for Maritime Aids (Finance). For the past seven years Mr.