DNV—GL — STANDARD FOR SHIPBOARD LIFTING APPLIANCES
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The present DNV GL standard was developed to provide technical requirements applicable to the certification and verification of shipboard cargo gear used for handling loads both outside and within ships while in sheltered waters or at sea or in the harbor. The content of the document is covering the design of the lifting appliances and materials used for their construction, installation of the cargo gear, their testing and commissioning.
All lifting appliances have been categorized based on their installation and function - there are shipboard and industrial lifting appliances. The main intended purpose of the lifting appliance will be defining the applicable category and standards. Note that the requirements provided in the pages of this document are minimum requirements that shall be satisfied; however, subject to acceptance by this Class Society, other minimum requirements may be developed based on the new technologies and their application agreed.
The material of the document is arranged in several sections covering documentation and certification requirements, cranes and their supporting structures, mechanical parts of the cargo gear, loose gear, electrical equipment, principles of design and calculation, testing of the cranes, their examination and other important matters.
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