Oilfield Seamanship Series, Vol. 8: Towing, Positioning & Hook-up for Offshore Production
by Hancox, Michael
Hancox?s "Oilfield Seamanship" series of books have become the focal point for everyone with an interest in modern practical seamanship as it applies to the marine oil industry. This is the first to at look at this complex subject and is, in effect, the Towmasters Handbook. Chapters cover project management, mooring systems, mooring lay operations, tensioning, towing, towing vessels, tow gear connections, preparing of tows, towing arrangements, towout, ocean towing operations, mooring hook up operations, hook-up towing, mooring turrets, mooring line hook-up, mooring line tensioning, riser hook-up, floating house assembly and towout, shuttle tanker towing operations and more.