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API SPEC 2C

Specification for Offshore Cranes

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Organization: API
Publication Date: 1 January 1995
Status: inactive
Page Count: 46
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1 Scope

1.1 This specification details the requirements for design, construction, and testing of pedestal mounted elevating and rotating lift devices of the types illustrated in Figure 1 for transfer of materials or personnel to or from marine vessels and structures. This specification is not intended to be employed for the design, fabrication, and testing of davits, and/or emergency escape devices.

1.2 Included are methods for establishing rated loads based on allowable unit stresses for load supporting components, as differentiated from power transmitting mechanisms. Also included are minimum requirements for equipment, materials, manufacturing procedures, and testing. Additional detailed requirements are included in the body of the specification.

1.3 Structural components covered by this specification are listed below, including some shown in Fig. 1.

a. Crane boom

b. Boom point sheave assembly

c. Boom tip extension or jib

d. Floating harness or bridle

e. Gantry, Mast or A-frame

f. Revolving upper structure

g. Swing circle assembly

h. Boom foot pin(s)

i. Sheave pin(s)

j. Boom splice bolts or connectors

k. Foundation bolts or fastenings

l. Pedestal or base

m. King post or Center Post

1.4 RECORD RETENTION

The manufacturer shall maintain all inspection and testing records for 20 years. These records shall be employed in a quality audit program of assessing malfunctions and failures for the purpose of correcting or eliminating design, manufacturing, or inspection functions which may have contributed to the malfunction or failure.

Document History

October 1, 2020
Offshore Pedestal-mounted Cranes
This standard provides requirements for design, construction, and testing of new offshore pedestal-mounted cranes. For the purposes of this standard, offshore cranes are defined as pedestal-mounted...
March 1, 2012
Offshore Pedestal-mounted Cranes
This specification provides requirements for design, construction, and testing of new offshore pedestal-mounted cranes. For the purposes of this specification, offshore cranes are defined as...
March 1, 2012
Offshore Pedestal-mounted Cranes
This specification provides requirements for design, construction, and testing of new offshore pedestal-mounted cranes. For the purposes of this specification, offshore cranes are defined as...
March 1, 2004
Specification for Offshore Pedestal Mounted Cranes
GENERAL This specification details the requirements for design, construction, and testing of offshore pedestal mounted cranes. Offshore cranes are defined herein as pedestal mounted elevating and...
March 1, 2004
Specification for Offshore Pedestal Mounted Cranes
GENERAL This specification details the requirements for design, construction, and testing of offshore pedestal mounted cranes. Offshore cranes are defined herein as pedestal mounted elevating and...
API SPEC 2C
January 1, 1995
Specification for Offshore Cranes
1 Scope 1.1 This specification details the requirements for design, construction, and testing of pedestal mounted elevating and rotating lift devices of the types illustrated in Figure 1 for transfer...
March 1, 1988
SPECIFICATION FOR OFFSHORE CRANES FOURTH EDITION; ERRATA - MARCH 1988
A description is not available for this item.
March 1, 1988
SPECIFICATION FOR OFFSHORE CRANES
COVERAGE. This specification details the requirements for design, construction, and testing of pedestal mounted elevating and rotating lift devices of the types illustrated in Figure 1.1 for transfer...
March 1, 1983
SPECIFICATION FOR OFFSHORE CRANES; THIRD EDITION SUPPLEMENT 1 - 1984
A description is not available for this item.
February 1, 1972
SPECIFICATION for OFFSHORE CRANES
A description is not available for this item.

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