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Code for Lifting Appliances in a Marine Environment

May 18, 2023

LR Code for Lifting Appliances in a Marine Environment 1 July 2023 can be accessed via Regs4Ship; approved rule changes have updated these.

This Code is applicable to marine lifting appliances, including:

Where these are installed on ships or offshore units for the following purposes:

on ships, for handling cargo, equipment and personnel;

on barges and pontoons, e.g. a floating crane;

on fixed or mobile offshore installations for transferring equipment;

on ships or fixed or mobile offshore installations for handling manned submersibles and diving systems;

on ships, for transferring goods or personnel from one deck level to another;

on ships and offshore installations for evacuation in an abandoned ship/installation situation.

Further chapters outline testing, marking, surveys and documentation requirements.

To enhance your experience and to expand the availability of the Rules and Regulations, Lloyd’s Register Rules will be exclusively available in Regs4ships, OneOcean’s regulatory compliance solution.

On signing up for this service, you can access the following free of charge: Rules and Regulations, and those for specialised ship types, including special service craft and naval ships, Guidance information and Notices.

Any notices to the Rules published with additions or amendments can be downloaded here.

ContentsDerrick Systems:Launch and Recovery Appliances for Survival Craft and Rescue Boats:Cranes and Submersible Lifting Appliances:Shiplift and Transfer Systems:Ro-Ro Access Equipment: Lifts: Fittings, Loose Gear and Ropes: Machinery:Electrotechnical Systems: Materials and Fabrication: