Floating Cranes and Floating Derricks
|Publication Date:||12 August 2015|
SCOPE OF ASME B30.8
Within the general scope defined in Section I of the Introduction, ASME B30.8 applies to cranes and derricks mounted on barges or pontoons. Floating cranes are convertible for excavation service and other uses that are categorically not considered to be lifting service. The requirements of this Volume are applicable only to floating cranes and floating derricks used for vertical lifting and lowering of freely suspended unguided loads (see Figs. 8-0.1-1 through 8-0.1-5).