Offshore Support Vessels: A Practical GuideThis guide demonstrates the range and scope of offshore support vessel activities. It provides guidelines for safety management needed because of their complexity. These guidelines can be applied throughout the multi-disciplinary functions on board. An underlying theme is safety and environmental management. Whether ashore or afloat the reader is totally aware that a ship at sea is constrained by the conditions prevailing and that planning is an essential part of good seamanship.
- The Nautical Institute