Alert 14 – 30 Casing Thread Protector Dropped During Hi-Line Operation


Having already transferred 40 joints of casing with the Hi-line from the Drill Floor to the Main Deck, another single joint of casing was in the process of being transferred to the Main Deck. While being transferred, the thread protector (900 grams) for the pin end of the joint came loose and dropped onto two cutting skips located 3 meters below. No personnel were in the vicinity of the area when the drop occurred.

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