Edison Chouest Offshore Company Information
- United States
North American Shipbuilding (NAS) was founded in Larose, Louisiana, in 1974, and has built more specialized offshore vessels than any other shipyard in the world. Designing and constructing vessels only for ECO and affiliated companies, NAS built the first U.S. Antarctic icebreaking research vessel, the largest and most powerful anchor handling vessel in the U.S. fleet, the first dynamically positioned vessel in the U.S. fleet, the world's first floating production system installation vessel, and the largest water throw capacity vessel in the U.S. fleet. NAS consistently ranks among the finest shipyards in the world, currently employing over 500 in skilled positions.