Offshore Crane Operations and Safety Conference 2003News // April 25, 2003
"Offshore Crane Operations and Safety Conference 2003" takes place 24-25 June 2003 in Lafayette, Louisiana, at the Lafayette Hilton, and is co-sponsored by the Minerals Management Service, Offshore Operators Committee, International Association of Drilling Contractors, Offshore Marine Service Association, National Ocean Industries Association, and American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
The two-day programme features speakers from government and the energy industry who have access to up-the-minute information on operational and regulatory issues.
Several panels will address:
* Safety through equipment design and through training
* Best practices in crane inspection and maintenance
* Cargo handling and rigging
* Rental crane and temporary crane service
* Regulatory enforcement and new initiatives
* International crane operations and safety issues.
The keynote address will be given by Bill Flores, Vice President of Operations, Ocean Energy, Inc. Other guest speakers include: Chuck Schoennagel, Gulf of Mexico Deputy Regional Director, US Minerals Management Service; Captain Dan Ryan, US Coast Guard;Vic Maia, Southwest Wire Rope Company; and Tony Dotto, Crane Technical Training & Inspection, Inc, among many others.
For more information, please visit our web site at www.api.org/events.