When it comes to poor hurricane preparedness, offshore companies are out of excuses. Tracking storms has never been done with as much accuracy as the National Weather Service and private meteorological firms can accomplish today. Getting up-to-date information on adverse weather has never been easier. Oil and gas companies need to prioritize hurricane preparedness for the safety of their workers, the environment, and even their profits and production.
Be smart to have some kind of methodical way of evaluating the risk other than just the risk of outright capsize. Goes for all vessels of course, not just off-shore rigs.
The 1-2-3 rule is really two rules, the other part being the 34 kt. rule.