Offshore Construction & Installation & Contractors & Supplies & Services
Offshore construction includes the design, construction, and repair of offshore structures, both commercial and military. Offshore contractors oversee offshore construction of offshore platforms, fixed platforms, semi-submersibles, spars, tension-leg platforms and floating production storage and off-loading among others. Offshore construction is the installation of structures and facilities in a marine environment, usually to produce and transmit electricity, oil, gas and other resources. Offshore construction is dangerous. Offshore construction requires the use of floating hotel vessels known as flotels to accommodate workers during the construction and hook-up phases.