International Jack up Barge Operators Association

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

to set, sustain and promote standards for the safe and effective operation of self elevating platforms throughout the world

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


 Latest on Training

IJUBOA is looking at introducing an individual membership – go to member page for more info

IJUBOA is close to completing the new Training Initiative in partnership with GMS of Abu Dhabi, STC of Rotterdam and the Scottish Qualification Authority. This course will be open to existing marine personnel who have prior sea time experience and hold STCW and or BOSIET qualifications as pre-requisites for entrance for this qualification. The certificate issued by the SQA to successful candidates on this course will be internationally recognised.

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LEGAL NOTICE – Please Read IJUBOA seeks to improve industry practice and the performance of its members through collaborative association. It is, however, imperative that members understand that there are legal limitations applicable to collaborative activities within industrial sectors and the attention of all members is drawn to the Competition Law Notice available here: IJUBOA Policy Statement On Compliance With Competition Law. Members must read that notice and will be taken to have agreed to comply with it by their continuing membership. In addition, members must note that IJUBOA in making suggestions and even recommendations as to the conduct of activities, best industry practice or how operations should be managed, administered or undertaken it is doing so as an unremunerated service to members (and only to members) and cannot accordingly accept any responsibility in respect thereof. Members, and any other user of this website or IJUBOA materials, acknowledge this and agree that IJUBOA shall have no liability for any losses, costs or damage suffered or incurred in consequence thereof.