Monthly Archives: August 2012

Still messing about in boats

Today the little lady and I took a trip to Newport so I could pick up a new kayak, and then we could be summer tourists and have a nice day in town. What was the grand finale though was … Continue reading

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Photo of the week 8/20/12

Fire on high, it’s more than an electric light orchestra song. Photo is the Shenzi TLP, snapped it a couple hitches ago.

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Standing by to stand by

Well still sitting in fourchon loaded up with casing and barite. We’re essentially all dressed up with no where to go. Crew change is in two days so I am hoping we don’t get the “oh gawd we need that … Continue reading

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Sometimes they drill quick, sometimes they drill slow

Just five days left in my hitch and it’s been a pretty slow one, so far as runs out to the rig are concerned. When we started running to the new location, near the end of the last hitch, the … Continue reading

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Photo of the week 8/14/12

With only a week left in my hitch, it’s all passing by in a haze.

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Bluewater Chief

After only having one crew boat for a few months our client has recently gotten a brand new one from GOL. It’s name is the Bluewater Chief and it is a 200ft version of the Ms. Netty. Pretty sharp looking … Continue reading

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This isn’t off your buddy’s bayliner

Some serious anchor chain and equipment here in fourchon. The hopper dolly has all wheel steering. That crane must be Lund Strong (Maine alum of the last two years will know what I am talking about)

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