Monthly Archives: May 2012

Crew Change!

Off the boat at 1200: Check On a plane at 1645: not yet Wheels Down in Boston at 0140: getting there Town car waiting for me: fantastic First rum and coke off the boat: Priceless Shippin’ up to Boston!

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Ocean Wave, Crowley’s next generation

Driving by the other day while I was off watch I snapped a couple good pictures of Crowley’s new generation of ocean towing monsters. This one is DP1, in addition to being 10,880 hp. For a full list of specs … Continue reading

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Photo of the week 5/29/12

What most of us in the gulf wish we were doing.

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Great Boats 4 (sort of)

I should probably change the name of this section, but I saw this contraption the other night and just had to find out what it was. It’s name is the VB 10,000 and as you can see its one big … Continue reading

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And today started so well

It was a nice morning this morning, came on watch with the boat already tied up in flotation, and it was looking like a good day to get a little maintenance done. Seeing as we don’t have a cook on … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week 5/20/12

A day early but I couldn’t wait. This is off the Facebook of my good friend Kyle Mathieu, and all I’ve got to say is, spelling is not a job requirement on boats.

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Sometimes you just know its going to be a good day

A couple minutes into my watch this morning one of the engineers told me to come down on the bow and check something out. When I got down there were a couple guys leaning over the rail and I figured … Continue reading

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