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such  platforms, where  equipment is
         typically moved  through tight areas,
         meaning  any  floor  space  and  weight                           C. SHERMAN JOHNSON CO. INC.
         we can save the customer adds further
         value to the package.”
           The riser pull-in system was produced
         to a tight timescale with Rigmarine’s            ARCHITECTURAL HARDWARE
         manufacturing partner in Spain, and
         with other key suppliers in the UK and                                           Terminal Tuners™
         Netherlands. All goods will then be trans-
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         at the end of the year. One shipment will
         include both winches; hydraulic power    DON’T BLOCK IT!
         units; tensiometers, to monitor line pull;
         sheaves, for diverting wires around  the
         deck and outboard; and multiple opera-
         tional, spare and test rope packages.
           The system was extensively tested pri-
         or to shipment in accordance with DNV                                            Stainless Turnbuckles
         2.22 RCLA and all equipment is supplied
         for use in hazardous area classification
         Zone 2. The first port of call will be at
         Rigmarine’s Baku facility, where wire
         spooling and final preparations will take
         place before dispatch to the topside.
         AISI reacts to Global Forum
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           The  formation of  the  Global  Forum
         was agreed to by the G20 leaders at
         the Hangzhou Summit in September   ing  statement after  the  launch  of  the   on steelmaking industry and workers
         2016. It brings together more than 30   Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity   in the United States and around the
         economies – all G20 members plus in-  in Berlin, Germany.             world. Building upon the commitment
         terested OECD  members.  Here  is  the   “We welcome the launch of the Global   made by President Obama and other
         U.S. government news release:      Forum on Steel Excess Capacity in Ber-  G20 leaders during the September 2016
           Statement by Secretary of Commerce   lin by the G20 members and other steel   summit in Hangzhou, China, we en-
         Penny Pritzker and U.S. Trade Repre-  producing countries, which represent   courage the Global Forum members to
         sentative Michael Froman following the   90  percent  of  global  steel  production.   move  quickly  to  exchange  information
         Launch  of  the  Global  Forum  on  Steel   By establishing this forum, the United   and take effective steps to deal with the
         Excess Capacity                    States and our trading partners have   root causes of excess capacity, including
           U.S.  Secretary of Commerce Penny   demonstrated  a  resolve  to  address  the   market  distorting  support  measures.
         Pritzker and U.S.  Trade Representa-  systemic issues causing the global steel   Working with the G20 and interested
         tive Michael Froman issued the follow-  crisis and creating a negative impact          continued on page 37

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