Offshore Oil Rig Supply Boat Jobs

You need to clearly understand that it is not as easy and simple as some offshore oil rig employment websites would have you believe. You simply can not walk onto an offshore installation into a new offshore drilling jobs without some basics. I get so many emails from people who think they can just walk into a big money job. This is not like the movies! Offshore installations are dangerous places, safety and safe working practices is what we all live and breathe. It most definitely is not a training ground for someone who doesn’t have basic oil field jobs qualifications to start withIn general people with a relevant trade in mechanical or electrical or electronics discipline have the best chance at getting offshore drilling jobs, however experienced hands is what most companies chase. It is up offshore oil rig supply boat jobs to you to present yourself in the best way possible and let companies start you off. I started my oil field offshore drilling jobs career like many others with a maritime career before moving into the oil industry and the shipping is undergoing a massive expansion, with thousands of new vessels either on order and under construction. The maritime and shipping industry also desperately needs people. It is also a good way to get some experience that will enable transfer to the offshore oil industry a lot easier and a lot faster, as it will develop many similar skills and experience. Good skills means good money later. These days the average merchant ship has significantly smaller crews and I would recommend that if you wish to train in either a deck officer or engineer role that you go talk to your nearest maritime college or maritime academy for advice. There are many vessel types, including Cruise Liners, Crude oil tankers, Chemical tankers, Bulk carriers, LNG (Liquid Natural Gas) Carriers, Passenger Ferries, Ro-Ro (Roll On Roll Off) Carriers, Car Carriers and a lot of other vessel types. This is a well-written book and highly informative. It is a 'must read' for anyone whose business is on the high seas, whether a merchant seaman, yachtsman, or naval professional Warships Today, as in medieval times, travelers and businessmen and especially cargo ships are learning that after they set sail they'd better watch their backs. John C. Payne's Piracy Today and Richard Phillips's A Captain's Duty will help them chart a safe course and remind them of what happens if they don't. The Wall Street Journal"This book provides a useful introduction for the casual reader interested in contemporary piracy. Piracy is sometimes described as one of the oldest businesses that still exist. It probably will not disappear in the near future. For that reason, Payne's book merits. our attention."The Northern Mariner"This excellent, well-written account explores the mysteries of modern piracy and the problems both nations and seafarers face worldwide. Very highly recommended." Sea Breezes Book of the Month"Subtitled 'Fighting Villainy on the High Seas,' this 224-page hard back book looks at how modern day pirates armed with AK-47 rifles and rocket propelled grenades have carved out a billion-dollar business for themselves by holding merchant ships and crews to ransom on the high seas. Further chapters describe what precautions ship owners can take, and what more can be done by crews to ward off attacks by determined pirates." Ships MonthlyWhile pirates in adventure tales are often daring and heroic, modern-day piracy is a very grave matter. Piracy Today by John C. Payne gives a no-holds-barred look at very real and frightening accounts of modern attacks, such as the April 2009 hijacking of the container ship Maersk Alabama by Somali pirates. The hardcover book includes maps and black-and-white photos of notable pirate attacks, as well as a final discussion on what can be done to stop this threat to every sailor. SoundingsPiracy Today: Fighting Villainy on the High Seas provides a powerful account of modern piracy: : Piracy Today documents the problem and comes from a seaman who offers accounts from real life. Nautical collections need thisMidwest Book ReviewProfessional marine electronical engineer and author John C. Payne provides an excellent glimpse into the world of modern piracy in his book. , it also provides some analysis of the global response to piracy and some sound advice for crews in the event of an attack." Marine Log magazine.