This volume of the Oilfield Seamanship Series illustrates how jackup rigs are safely moved from one location to another in an offshore environment. The purpose of the book is to support tow Masters, personnel responsible for moving jackup rigs, tug and anchoring handling vessel crews, and those ashore involved in planning rig move operations.
IATA DGR 64th Edition 2023. Recognised by airlines worldwide, the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) is the industry standard for shipping dangerous goods by air. It is the most complete, up-to-date and user-friendly reference manual trusted by the industry for over 60 years.
This book covers the subjects of break bulk cargo, general cargo and project cargo, and how these cargoes are shipped. It deals with the cargoes themselves, the vessels used for their carriage, and how the carriage is managed using the process of vessel chartering. Alongside these, it also covers offshore vessel management and how offshore supply vessels are used to carry cargoes to offshore oil and gas installations.
There are many different types of heavy lift and project cargo operations (HLPCO) carried out on a day to day basis around the world. These can range significantly in size, shape and distance to be transported. They can involve various types of equipment which require specific skills to be able to operate them effectively, efficiently and safely.