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

Contents

  • 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

Rev. 1 – January 2014 – Revised to reflect current state-of-the-art wire ropes and to include updated regulation references.

Rev. 2 – December 2015 – Updated to include updated regulation references.

Rev. 2 – August 2016 – Minor amendment to section 13.4.

Rev.3 – May 2020 – General revision and update to include the wire rope training.