Traditionally, at the last scheduled meeting of the year, the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers reserves the occasion for honoring its past chairmen. Robert E. Apple, outgoing chairman for the year,
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
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,