Anchor Industries, supplier of marine and offshore mooring as well as lifting and rigging equipment in Southern Africa, will be participating in the Oil & Gas Africa 2010 exhibition from 16 to 18 March at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Well established and now in its fourth year, Oil & Gas Africa is an exhibition for service providers to the upstream oil and gas industry. Anchor Industries will be among the local and international role players tackling various topics that relate to the industry.

In conjunction with its suppliers, Anchor Industries will coordinate seminars on topics such as heavy lifting in the oil and gas market, manufacturing and certification processes, towing lines and rental mooring equipment. The following topics will be discussed by the relevant industry experts:

Edwin Jefferies, United Offshore Services’ exports sales manager, will discuss the manufacturing and certification process of heavy lifting products in the oil and gas market with specific reference to grommets.

GN Rope Fittings’ sales manager, Frank Schuurman, will do a presentation on wire rope fittings, heavy duty shackles and special SPM shackles.

Rodger Webster from Bridon will share his expertise on A&R ropes, towing and mooring lines, new Bridon products within the oil and gas market and their manufacturing capabilities.

Duncan Cuthill, the Viking Moorings UK country manager, will do a presentation about the value and use of rental mooring equipment and having an in-house specialised mooring design facility within the oil and gas industry.

All seminars will end with a Q&A session.

Additionally, industry experts Wolfgang Wandl, chief executive; Eric Witton, operations manager; Barry Silver, business development manager – Asia Pacific; and Paul Crichton from Viking Moorings will be attending the Anchor Industries stand at the exhibition. They will be available to assist attendants with information and advice on request.

A complete seminar programme is available on the Anchor Industries website.

Contact David Pratt on +27 21 531 0525 to book your seat as space is limited.