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         continued from page 32             aboard a giant semi-submersible crane   struction vessel is over 700 ft. long and
         ing the latest products multi-functional.  vessel (SSCV) that has recently com-  is  designed to  work  on  large  offshore
           The main benefits are:           pleted its maiden voyage. The Sleipnir,   projects such as installing and remov-
           • Multi-purpose application for use   part  of  Heerema  Marine  Contractors’   ing jackets, topsides, deep-water foun-
         onshore,  offshore  and subsea,  so  no   fleet, is self-propelled with a minimum   dations, moorings  and other  offshore
         need for additional  Spreader Beams   service speed of 10 knots. It is named af-  structures, such as windmills. It boasts
         being purchased, saving money.     ter Norse god Odin’s eight-legged horse.  a hulking pair of revolving cranes, of-
           • Available in a series of four: MOD   The  heavy-lift and deep-water con-           continued on page 38
         70, MOD 110, MOD 250 and MOD 400.
           • There  are three applications per
         product: 50m, 100m and 150m.
           All new products will be issued with
         a Declaration of Conformity which con-
         firms  their  subsea  capability,  so  that
         customers know that they meet the
         standard required.
           Modulift’s  technical  director,  Sue
         Spencer said: “Our standard spreader
         beam is highly efficient owing to their
         shape. This makes them perfect for
         subsea  application as circular  shape
         minimizes  the  water  drag and maxi-
         mizes the buoyancy which is an ideal
         Pintsch Bubenzer Brakes
         for Giant Semi-Submersible
         Crane Vessel
           Pintsch Bubenzer installed a series
         of  Twin  Safe  TS800  brakes  on  two
         10,000-metric  ton  (22  million  pound)   Pintsch Bubenzer installed Twin Safe TS800 brakes on the main and auxiliary hoisting drive
         capacity cranes and auxiliary hoists   systems on the SSCV.
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