CEN - EN 13852-1
Cranes - Offshore cranes - Part 1: General - purpose offshore cranes
|Publication Date:||1 May 2004|
|ICS Code (Cranes):||53.020.20|
|ICS Code (General standards related to shipbuilding and marine structures):||47.020.01|
This European Standard specifies the requirements for general-purpose offshore cranes including their supporting pedestals or structures.
This standard applies to cranes manufactured after the date of issue of this standard. This European Standard does not cover:
a) Fabrication, assembly, dismantling or changing the configuration of the crane;
b) Lifting accessories, i.e. any item between the hook and the load;
c) Sub-sea lifting operations;
d) Design temperature below -20 °C;
e) Operations at an ambient temperature above 40 °C;
f) Lifting operations involving more than one crane;
g) Transportation of the crane;
h) Loads due to earthquake;
i) Cranes on seagoing vessels, excluded from the scope of the Machinery Directive.
The significant hazards covered by this European Standard are identified in clause 4.
This standard includes requirements for the lifting of personnel.
Where National Authorities permit the use of a general-purpose offshore crane for the lifting of personnel, the crane would at least need to fulfil the requirements of this standard.