Guidance on wire rope integrity management for vessels in the offshore industry

  • Definitions
  • Introduction
  • Scope
  • Wire Rope Integrity Management and Associated Documentation
  • Selection of Wire Rope
  • Storage and Preservation
  • Handling and Installation
  • Maintenance
  • Thorough Examination, Inspection and Testing
  • Causes of Wire Rope Deterioration and Guidance on Discard
  • Post-Retirement Examination of Wire Rope Sections
  • Wire Rope Records
  • Diving Bell Hoist Wire Ropes
  • References
  • Appendix 1 – Example Certificate of Compliance – End Termination of Wire Rope
  • Appendix 2 – Example Wire Rope Purchase Specification
Reference(s): IMCA HSSE 022, IMCA LR 001, IMCA M 194
Published:May 2020
Version:Rev. 3
Grade:IMCA Recommended Practice

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