Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Offshore Liftboats Now a Certified Women's Owned Business


Date: August 29, 2016


Cut Off, LA 70345 – August 29, 2016– Offshore Liftboats, LLC a business specializing in, liftboat operations, received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council South, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the WBEC South is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.

 By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, corporations, and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.

To learn more about Offshore Liftboats, LLC, please visit www.offshoreliftboats.com

Lauren Melancon, CFO and Vanessa Melancon Pierce, CEO
Offshore Liftboats is a woman owned offshore services provider of self-propelled, self-elevating, deck barges (Liftboats or Jackups), working in the Gulf of Mexico. Their liftboats range in size (leg length) from class 175's to class 230's, and provide living quarters, hydraulic cranes, and stable platforms to offshore oil and gas production platforms. The companies experience is second to none. Offshore Liftboats has been providing services in the Gulf of Mexico for more than 30 years.

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Saints and Offshore Liftboats Host Junior Training Camp

Saints and Offshore Liftboats Host Junior Training Camp

By: NewOrleansSaints.com                   

Camp focuses on teaching fun football fundamentals and important life skills

The New Orleans Saints and Offshore Liftboats hosted a Saints Junior Training Camp for children between the ages of 6-12 on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at the South Lafourche Bantam Football Field in Larose, La.

The Saints Junior Training Camp experiences are held across the Gulf South region throughout the year and focus on positive educational messaging, the importance of goal-setting and teamwork, making proper choices and, of course, teaching fun football fundamentals while also emphasizing the importance of proper hydration.
Upon the conclusion of a group discussion addressing life skills, participants were divided into small groups for non-contact drills designed to all ages and experience levels.