What are maintenance of cargo handling equipment?


Grease nipples on winches, blocks, derricks cranes.

 3 months:

Auxiliary equipment (chains, rings, hooks, swivels, blocks and shackles).

6 months:

A thorough overall check of the above equipment.

  • Grease nipples checked.
  • Derrick: stripped and all auxiliary equipment gear taken apart examined greased and reassembled.
  • Winches to be overhauled with engineer.
  • Location and identification number of each item complying with the rigging plan.
  • Amend the rigging plan if any part of the gear has been replaced.
  • Each item to have a certificate.
12 months:
  • Derust, paint and overhaul derrick gooseneck.

 All gear should be inspected before use.