Monthly Archives: June 2012

Northward Bound

AHTS Aiviq with the arctic drilling rig Kulluk in tow. Picture by Ric Shrewsbury.

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Tetra Hedron, outbound

Katrina Morrison (SVO 11) took this quick phone picture of one of Crosbys big tugs letting out wire with the Tetra Hedron on the other end. Cool stuff.

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Good Judgement, Poor Seamanship, and the CellPhone

Recently a blog post on Workboats website really struck a raw nerve for myself and many professionals I know. It was titled Cell Phone use costs tug operator millions and pointed to the failure of K-Seas no cell phone use Continue reading

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Photo of the week6/25/12

I was cruising yacht world last night and found this beauty for sale, 26 Mackenzie and the only original parts are the stem and keel.

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Debby didnt do Dallas, now its hustletime

Well tropical storm Debby didnt even give us any rain here in Fourchon, but everyone came in from offshore and it was a regular pumpkin patch in flotation. Though its like all the dispatchers in town are an evil group Continue reading

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Photo of the week6/21/12

My view (well one of them) for the last few days.

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Tetra Hedron, BFC!

Another great boat that isnt really a boat and does offshore heavy lift. This is the derrick barge Tetra Hedron and it can lift a mere 1600 metric tons. Got this picture as we turned into slip a flotation, though Continue reading

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