CEN - EN 12079-3
Offshore containers and associated lifting sets - Part 3: Periodic inspection, examination and testing
|Publication Date:||1 April 2006|
|ICS Code (General purpose containers):||55.180.10|
This part of EN 12079 specifies requirements for the periodic inspection, examination and testing of offshore freight and service containers, built in accordance with EN 12079-1, with maximum gross mass not exceeding 25000 kg and their associated lifting sets, intended for repeated use to, from and between offshore installations and ships. Inspection requirements following damage and repair of offshore containers are also included.
Other parts of the standard are:
EN 12079-1, Offshore containers and associated lifting sets - Part 1: Offshore container - Design, manufacture and marking
EN 12079-2, Offshore containers and associated lifting sets - Part 2: Lifting sets - Design, manufacture and marking
Guidance as to the knowledge and experience required by those responsible for carrying out periodic inspection and testing is given in Annex A 'Recommended knowledge and experience of staff responsible for inspection of offshore containers'.
Guidance on pre-trip inspections is given in Annex B ' Recommended knowledge and experience of staff responsible for inspection of lifting sets intended for use with offshore containers'.