Offshore Personnel Transfer

Offshore Personnel Transfer

In some offshore locations around the world, helicoptors ferry personnel to and from the installations. This is by no means the only way to manage offshore personnel transfer. Some locations use boats. Landing/swing rope arrangements physically transfer personnel directly from the boat to the installation. Over the past 20 years or so, open rope baskets,…

Safe Load Indicator

Offshore Crane Safe Load Indicator (SLI)

There are regulations present in most jurisdictions where offshore cranes operate. Furthermore, these stipulate that the crane must have a system in place to inform the crane operator of how much weight is on the crane hook. This safe load indicator must show how that impacts the safety of the crane. This is based on…

Steel Wire Rope Inspection

Steel Wire Rope Inspection

Steel wire rope is a component of just about every crane. Be it large or small, oil & gas or marine as well as onshore or offshore crane services. It is as important a part of the crane as the hook, boom, hydraulic system or any of the other parts of the crane. Yet it…