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DIN EN 13852-1

2014 Edition, January 1, 2014

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Cranes - Offshore cranes - Part 1: General-purpose offshore cranes

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Product Details:

  • Revision: 2014 Edition, January 1, 2014
  • Published Date: January 2014
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: Deutsches Institut fur Normung E.V. (DIN)
  • Page Count: 100
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This European Standard specifies the requirements for general-purpose offshore cranes including their supporting pedestals or structures.

The standard is applicable to general-purpose offshore cranes covered by the scope of this European Standard which are manufactured after the date of its publication as EN.

This European Standard is not applicable to general-purpose offshore cranes which are manufactured before the date of its publication as an EN.

This European Standard does not cover use of - or hazards relating to the following:

a) fabrication, transportation, assembly, dismantling, disabling, scrapping or changing the configuration of the crane;

b) lifting accessories, i.e. any item between the hook and the load;

c) minimum design temperature below −20 °C;

d) operations at an ambient temperature above 45 °C;

NOTE: For equipment designed for operation in explosive atmospheres, the normal ambient temperature range is −20 °C to +40 °C, unless otherwise specified and marked. See Annex O and relevant standards indicated for complete information.

e) lifting operations involving more than one crane;

f) accidental loads due to collisions;

g) hand powered cranes and other cranes with a rated capacity less than 2 t or outreach less than 8 m;

h) emergency rescue operations; (except training)

i) subsea lifting operations.

The significant hazards covered by this European standard are identified in Clause 4.

This European Standard includes requirements for the lifting of personnel by a general-purpose offshore crane.