Spanning Canada and the United States, North America is home to a plethora of major industry players, including Exxon Mobil Corp, the world's second-largest publicly traded company after Royal Dutch Shell. The region's oil and natural gas industry is focused on developing oil sands, deepwater gulf prospects and increasingly profitable shale deposits stretching across the continent. One of the premier sweet spots for deepwater exploration, the Gulf of Mexico is the largest body of water indenting the U.S. continental coastline, and its subsea developments continue to spark both national and international interest.
A Marine Supervisor will usually be based onshore and in charge of all port operations, including crewing harbour craft where applicable and laying navigation buoys and clearing approach channels for incoming vessels. The Marine Supervisor will also be responsible for safety of all work areas in the port.