Arriving at Rio de Janeiro from Louisiana after a 5500 mile nonstop voyage. Finally, the engines can be shut down. This was the maiden voyage for this New vessel, 250 feet in length.
Welcome to Alcatraz. The Rock! You can see the tour boat.
250 foot diesel electric dynamic positioning with full automation. I really liked working on this vessel in the United States and Africa.
I enjoyed being contracted to drillships because we would do many different operations.
This tree’s final resting places will be on the ocean floor about 8000’ down. This equipment is designed so ROV remote operated vehicles can operate it.
DP mode at the drillship for offloading Cameron equipment
Cargo operations at drillship
Caterpillar 3608 main propulsion driving a variable pitch propeller through the bottom output of a Scanna Volda reduction gear. Also there's a 900 kilowatt PTO generator driven off the top output of the gear. One of two units
Africa offshore diesel bunkers. The tankers pump to us and we pump to other vessels at sea. Day or night
Rock and Roll. Loading diesel at night offshore Nigeria.
Nigeria. Armed guards between the ages of 14 and 99 were always on board our vessel.
Dubai UAE. This guy was awesome
The business end of a brand new diesel electric AHTS.
Rolls Royce electro hydraulic anchor handling winch
Don’t worry about it you’re not out there
Somewhere in South America. Anchor Windlass Equipment
Going from point A to point B
Nigeria. My Home away from home. The outside vessel.
Another going from point A to point scenario.
The pilot boat meets us in Sicily