Steel wire and fibre rope solutions provider Bridon are hosting a technical seminar in Aberdeen on Wednesday 20 November. The seminar will explore the challenges of heavier lifts offshore and subsea operations in deeper water. Bridon’s technical experts will share their knowledge of large-diameter rope design, technology and manufacturing techniques that are essential to delivering robust solutions to the increasing demands of offshore operations.
The seminar will take place on Wednesday 20 November (am and pm sessions) at the Holiday Inn, Westhill Aberdeen, AB32 6TT.
White paper: The challenges facing rope users in deeper water applications
Presenter: Technical development manager Sara Fletcher
Insight into the increasing demands on ropes used in specialist offshore winching, single fall and multi-fall heavy lift cranes.
Wire: The fundamental building block
Presenter: Wire technology manager Steve Smith
Highlighting wire technology and its influence on large rope performance and reliability.
Manufacturing excellence: From prototype to trusted product
Presenter: Group data analyst and Six Sigma Black Belt Mark Johnson
Illustrating the total quality management processes used to develop prototypes into consistently high-performing products.
Rope rotation characteristics: Rope properties from test machine to crane block
Presenter: Principal engineer Adam Jeays
Examining theoretical geometric assessment of rotation, the benefits and limitations of testing and application of rope property data in cabling calculations.
Wire rope lubrication: Challenges and solutions for deepwater
Presenter: Polymer and lubrication specialist Dr Jagan Mohanraj
Demonstrating the challenges for wire rope lubricants in deeper water applications against a background of changing legislation. Sharing research and product development solutions.
Who should attend
The seminar is ideal for experienced technical personnel, those new to the industry and commercial functions wanting to learn more about large rope engineering. It will provide valuable insight for:
- Marine contractors
- Engineers involved in subsea structure design or operation
- Competent persons for offshore cranes and lifting appliances
- Suppliers of specialised tools and equipment for subsea lifting operations
- Statutory bodies / authorities developing procedures, guidance, evaluation and controls
- Responsible operational personnel from operators and owners
To give you flexibility, identical seminars will be run in a morning and afternoon session:
- Morning Seminar 08:45 to 12:30
- Afternoon Seminar 12:30 to 16:00
Places are limited so please book now to avoid disappointment.