Heavy lifting requirements in the North Sea area have demanded an increase in size and capacity of sling assemblies. Production of these larger slings has kept apace with market requirements but due to many factors comprehensive product evaluation has been somewhat restricted. The paper discusses reasons for present design, production and certification policies in conjunction with progressing research analysis.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper presented at the 9th Annual OTC in Houston, Texas, May 2-5 1977.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Offshore Technology Conference

    6200 North Central Expressway
    Dallas, TX  United States  45206
  • Authors:
    • Acaster, S M
  • Publication Date: 1977

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  • Accession Number: 00158028
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Offshore Technology Conference
  • Report/Paper Numbers: V3, OCT 2928 Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 31 1977 12:00AM