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Lifting Appliance and Lifting Gear Inspection

Safe, reliable, and successful lifting operations highly depend on a comprehensive inspection strategy of lifting equipment

 

Lifting equipment inspections are to be performed and documented according to statutory, class, and company requirements. The inspector shall have the necessary external and internal approvals to perform the inspection/control according to valid requirements to the specific equipment type/category. Approved procedures and checklists covering the scope of work of the specific inspection will be used and the results will be documented on Equip, Axess inspection software, and client’s system when applicable.

Equipment Standards

The periodic certifications and inspections performed by Axess is to be based on relevant equipment standards and the manufacturer’s instructions for use which typically includes: 

  • Verification of documentation, certificates, etc.
  • Review of the previous inspection reports
  • Maintenance and equipment history 
  • Control of analysis of oil and grease from cranes
  • Use of lifting appliance in relation to design lifespan and assessment needed for initiating lifespan analysis
  • Condition control (including marking)
  • Test of all functions, safety functions, and limit switches
  • Test of all emergency operation systems and functions
  • Measurement of wear and tear
  • Visual inspection
  • Wire rope sheave and wire rope inspection
  • Reporting and signing for completed control

Safety and Dependability

We carry out inspections according to relevant procedures and checklists in Axess HSE & QA system to ensure safety and dependability of the following equipment:

Lifting Appliances
  • Offshore cranes
  • Cranes (all types)
  • Winches and hoists
  • Drilling Equipment (lifting related)
  • Elevating work platforms (access basket)
  • Attachments and beams
Life-Saving Equipment
  • Lifeboat davits and winches
  • Life raft davits
  • Lifeboat Skidding system
  • Release mechanism
  • Securing arrangement
  • Escape chutes
  • Escape lines
  • Gangway systems
  • Rescue boats – davits and winches
  • Personnel transfer carriers
Personnel Safety Equipment
  • Harness
  • Lanyard
  • Fall block
  • Tripod
  • Stretcher
  • Rescue kit
  • Rescue accessories
We go beyond basic lifting appliances and gear inspections — Axess also provides complementary services including:
  • Certification and Re-Certification of Lifting Equipment based on NORSOK R-002 Annex H
  • Temporary Lifting Equipment based on NORSOK R-002 and in accordance with NORSOK R-003 chapter 8
  • Equipment rental and supply
  • Rigging loft solutions
  • Crane conditions evaluations
  • Rest life studies and GAP analysis
  • Wire inspection visual and MRT according to ISO 4309

Contact Information

Molde
Axess AS
Oscar Hanssens vei 5
6415 MOLDE
+47 982 43 600
Aberdeen
Axess North Sea Ltd.
Units 6 & 19 Robert Leonard Centre
Howe Moss Drive, Kirkhill Industrial Estate, Dyce AB21 0GG, UK
(duty): +44(0) 7912212854
St. John's
Axess Baffin Inc.
702 Water Street, Suite 201
St. John's, Newfoundland
+1 709 758 7937
Bergen
Axess AS
Kokstadflaten 35
5257 Bergen
(duty): +47 982 43 600
Houston
Axess North America Inc
15915 Katy Freeway, Suite 501
77094 Houston, TX
+1 832 247 6790
Villahermosa
Stavanger
Axess AS
Koppholen 25, 4313 Sandnes
Stavanger, Norway
(duty): +47 982 43 600
Rio de Janeiro
Axess do Brasil Ltda
Rua Dezenove de Fevereiro
171 - Botafogo
CEP 22280-030 Rio de Janeiro
+55 (21) 4108-0532
Accra
Axess Petrorig Ghana Limited
3rd floor, The Pelican
8 Blohum Street, Dzorwulu, Accra, Ghana
+233 (0) 30 397 0548
Luanda
Rainha Ginga
127 Luanda, Angola
+27 82 202 5266
Cape Town
Axess Africa Ltd.
1 Nares Street
Observatory
7925 Cape Town
+27 82 202 5266
Trondheim
Axess AS
Nedre Bakklandet 58C
7014 Trondheim
(duty): +47 982 43 600
Orkanger
Axess AS
Grønøraveien 1
Orkanger
7300 Orkanger
(duty): +47 41 78 06 30
Oslo
Axess AS
Filipstad Brygge 1, 3rd Floor
Oslo, Norway
(duty): +47 982 43 600
Busan
Axess Offshore Korea LLC
#103 (Aju-dong Hyunjin Evervil) B1 Yang 1-gil, Geoji-Si
Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
+82 10 8929 2016
Mumbai
Axess Offshore (Mumbai)
Alpha, 2nd Floor Unit No. 201
Hiranandani Gardens Powai, Mumbai
India
Singapore
Axess Offshore Pte Ltd
Nordic European Centre #05-31 South Wing
3 International Business Park
609927 Singapore
+65 6908 4174
Perth
Axess Offshore Australia Pty Ltd
140 St Georges Terrace L28,
Perth WA 6000
+61 4 3373 0739
Perth
Axess Offshore Australia Pty Ltd
140 St Georges Terrace L28,
Perth WA 6000
+61 4 3373 0739
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