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         continued from previous page       Guests will get an opportunity to view   tanker hull. They are equipped with
         Socolow, Product Application & Train-  machining  centers,  assembly, lattice   hydrocarbon processing equipment for
         ing Manager, Ashley Sling, Inc. will   and formed boom bays, final paint, and   separation and treatment of crude oil,
         share how WSTDA Synthetic Safety   much more at one of the most modern   water and gases, arriving on board from
         Bulletins and the most overlooked and   crane facilities in North America.  subsea oil wells via flexible pipelines.
         obvious resource--owner’s manuals--can   As always, the week will feature 90   The order, including one spare moor-
         be used to identify hazards and rein-  companies in  the  exhibit center,  pre-  ing line, was lifted aboard ground trans-
         force proper inspection prior to use.  sentation of the coveted Rigging Jobs   portation  at Neptune Quay using the
           • An Attorney’s Point  of View:   of the Year awards and various  com-  spreader beams, which travelled with
         Playing Offense with OSHA – Take   mittee meetings.                   the units to the Lancaster site. Discov-
         control  of  your  company’s  compliance   To register, visit www.scranet.org/  ered  in  2009,  the  Lancaster  field  has
         by knowing  your  rights  and responsi-  workshop. For questions and inquiries,   water depths of 160m and is owned and
         bilities.  Michael  Rubin,  Partner  At-  contact Surian Choi at schoi@scranet.  operated by Hurricane Energy, the field
         torney with Golberg Segalla LLP, will   org, or call (703) 698-0291.  is Hurricane’s first basement discovery
         discuss strategies for managing an in-                                located 4,000 ft. beneath the seabed.
         spection – including rights and respon-  Modulift Beams Lift and        The two MOD  70 spreaders were
         sibilities – when an OSHA inspector is   Travel With Mooring Lines    supplied at 2.11m-wide and 4.1m with
         on site.  Also, learn  ten practical tips   Bridon-bekaert Ropes Group supplied   custom length struts.  Every Modulift
         on  how  crane  and  rigging  companies   a pair of Modulift spreader beams with   beam consists of a pair of end units and
         can boost their compliance efforts and   a series of sheathed spiral strand moor-  a pair of drop links, with interchange-
         minimize their risk.               ing lines manufactured at the former’s   able struts that can be bolted into the
           To see the complete schedule of ses-  Neptune Quay facility in Newcastle, UK   assembly between the end units to ei-
         sions  and events, visit the SC&RA   for Bluewater Energy Services.   ther  lengthen  or  shorten  the  beam to
         website: www.scranet.org.            Seven 40t units in total are bound   suit the requirements of the lift—also
           On Friday, September 28, Link-Belt   for the Aoka Mizu, a Floating Produc-  making them reusable at different
         Cranes  will  offer  a warm  welcome   tion Storage and Offloading (FPSO) site   spans. The MOD 70 range offers up to
         to Workshop attendees with  an  ex-  situated in the Lancaster field, located   70t at 10.5m or 33 ft. and up to 14m or
         clusive tour of their headquarters in   offshore in the West of Shetland area.   45 ft. at a lower capacity.
         Lexington, KY. During the tour of the   Bridon-bekaert  Ropes  Group  is  con-  Simon Frost, Senior Project Manager
         770,000-square-foot Link-Belt  plant,   tracted to design and manufacture the   at Bridon-bekaert, explained that an
         guests will see firsthand everything it   mooring lines for the project. FPSOs   additional Modulift beam was required
         takes to assemble a Link-Belt Crane.   are typically based on a (converted) oil   to lift a single reel that contained the

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