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,
John F. Borum, vice president of the American Bureau of Shipping, has received the Outstanding Professional Achievement Award from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y. He is a 1944 graduate of the Academy. This prestigious award
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
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.