The International Jack up Barge Operators Association was formed in 2008 with a mission to:

“promote the safe, cost effective and environmentally sound use of jack up barges as responses to a wide range of challenges”

It has three strategic goals:

To promote a safe industry - safe for its people, for the environment and for society at large

To promote a learning industry - with the skilled and professional workforce essential for the safe and efficient operation of jack up barges

To promote a well run industry - responsive to the needs of its customers and committed to continuous improvement

Click on each of the links above for details of IJUBOA’s work in these three areas

STC B.V. – Latest News

“STC will be running a jack up Bargemasters course shortly”

For the Jack Up Barge industry STC B.V. has developed the course “Marine Operations of Jack-up Barges”. This 5 day course starts at 1 December 2014 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Costs: € 1,650 (VAT excluded). Please click here to read the leaflet of this course. Would you like to apply? Please fill in this registration form and send it by e-mail to