Rating Lift Cranes on Fixed Platforms Operating in the Ocean Environment
|Publication Date:||1 October 1978|
The scope of this SAE Recommended Practice is limited to cranes mounted on a fixed platform lifting loads from a vessel alongside. The size of the vessel is assumed not to exceed that of a work boat as defined in 3.14.
The purpose of this document is to establish the design dynamic loads, the calculation procedures, and a load rating chart format for lift cranes operating in a variety of sea conditions.