Seminars On Rig Moves Organized By Marine Design International

Marine Design International has just put together a two-day seminar for offshore drilling contractor rig move personnel. These seminars will include the following: • Review all aspects of the rig move in accordance with the proper interpretation of the builders operating manual.

• The importance of weather forecast to the drilling rig in transit and on location.

• Location surveys and their influence on the jackup rig.

• Towing equipment and towboat inspections.

• Vessel loading in accordance with the rules and regulations set down by the regulatory bodies.

• The importance of the insurance man onboard while making a move.

• Going on and coming of lo- Ameron marine coatings meet quick turnaround requirements of tuna fishing vessel owners with high-performance coatings like Dimetcote® E-Z II, a new generation inorganic zinc in single-package formulation which reduces application labor costs and is easily applied.

Commercial vessels around the world depend on Ameron marine coatings like Amercoat® 70, a controlled-release flaked copper coating with economical antifouling protection benefits.

Barges protected by exterior Dimetcote/Amercoat marine cation with various types of drilling vessels, i.e., jackups, submersibles, semisubmersibles, drillships and tenders.

• Mooring and its importance to the drilling program.

• Responsibilities of the vessel owners and their personnel in case of vessel damage or disaster.

An example of an offshore rig move of each type of vessel will be available to the attendees to coatings are also protected by interior tank lining systems like Amercoat 64/386. This cpoxy system resists a broad range of chemicals and solvents.

The world's first fleet of 326,000 DWT Very Large Crude retain as a guide for reference as to the different calculations and information necessary to maintain the proper vessel hydrodynamics during moves and drilling programs.

Details on seminar schedules can be obtained from Franklin K.

Steinhauser, Marine Design International, 21422 Park Green Drive, Katy, Texas 77450; (713) 492-2324.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 37,  Jul 1981

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