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Rosie the Driller

Rosie the Driller

On a drilling rig in the North Sea, Rosie Hutchins stood in the derrick. The derrick is a tower-like framework that supports the hoisting equipment that raises and lowers drill pipe. Rosie was strapped into a harness on a platform in the derrick called the monkey...

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Ask for What You Want, Episode 61

Ask for What You Want, Episode 61

When was the last time you asked for something you want in your career? Because of the challenges women face in speaking up, they tend to NOT ask for what they want and/or need in life. This episode is a reminder to ask for what you want and need. Perhaps you have...

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Giveaway & More! Episode 58

Giveaway & More! Episode 58

We are having a giveaway on the podcast! The latest episode of the Women Offshore Podcast is full of exciting news! Have a listen below to learn what is going on at the organization and to enter a giveaway for a Women Offshore t-shirt! Have a Listen & Subscribe...

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Worst Mistake of My Career

Worst Mistake of My Career

Let's talk about failure. Can you remember a time in your life when you totally, utterly, completely screwed up? I am often asked why I switched from sailing on oil tankers to research vessels. The roundabout answer is that I was unhappy.  The simple answer is that I...

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Growing up in a Maritime Family

Growing up in a Maritime Family

Hello, my name is Coronado. When I introduce my name, I normally hear a multitude of questions, such as, “Wow, that is so unique. Where did it come from?” “What nationality is that?” And, “Okay, but what is your first name?” Typically, most people think that I’m...

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Walking for a Cure While Offshore

Walking for a Cure While Offshore

I work on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico as a camp boss. That sentence usually entices looks full of “Are you kidding me?” This conversation happens mostly when I am in Michigan where I was born and raised (and still live when my hitches are done). Up there, not a...

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How You Can Empower Women at Sea

How You Can Empower Women at Sea

Empower women by maintaining an inclusive environment on your vessel.Today, countries and organizations around the world celebrate World Maritime Day. Under the theme, "Empowering Women in the Maritime Community," World Maritime Day is an opportunity to...

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First Time Working Offshore

First Time Working Offshore

Are you heading offshore soon for the first time? Below, learn what to expect when you depart for your vessel! Over the course of my offshore career, I have bounced around to almost ten different offshore drilling rigs. Each one became home for a period of time in my...

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Safety Redefined

Safety Redefined

Safety, the s-word; it is everywhere in our industry. Just add the s-word and things will be good to go, right? Wrong. This methodology, using “safety” everywhere without understanding what it truly means for keeping people safe is dangerous, in itself.  I want to...

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