The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is holding a Lifting & Rigging webinar on October 1, 2020 with the theme ‘Crane Systems: Offshore Lifting’. 

This online event, hosted by IMCA’s Lifting & Rigging Committee, provides an opportunity for IMCA Members to participate in an event dedicated to key aspects of lifting and rigging.

This webinar will look at:

  • Work program – IMCA’s Lifting & Rigging Committee
  • Interpreting Crane Capability – An Operator’s Perspective
  • Offshore and Subsea Cranes – including digital innovations
  • The Stability Frame – innovation in offshore wind turbine installation
  • Offshore lifting at height – offshore wind turbine construction/maintenance  

Speakers and panelists are from IMCA Member companies including Subsea 7 and NOV, Saipem and Van Oord and the webinar will be chaired by David Cannell of TechnipFMC.

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Mark Ford, IMCA Technical Director explained:

“IMCA has been hosting popular Lifting & Rigging events regularly since 2005 and was scheduled to do so earlier this year, however like many events the forum was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We decided to maintain communication with Members by hosting a webinar. The committee reviewed key topics identified as areas of interest by previous attendees and agreed to focus on the core subject of Crane Systems.”  

Who attends?

This two-hour webinar is free to attend and should be of interest to representatives from subsea contractors, offshore crane designers/manufacturers, equipment suppliers, crane training and academic institutions. Representatives of wind turbine contractors. And anyone with a keen interest in lifting and rigging activities and associated technical innovations.

Attendees will have the opportunity of participating in Q&A sessions.  

The full program is online on the IMCA website. Those interested in attending should register here. Any queries related to this event please contact events@imca-int.com.

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