Load testing

A full range of

load testing services

NaviSafe provides a full range of load testing services for a variety of lifting installations such as:

  • Cargo cranes and derricks
  • Lifeboat, liferaft and rescue boat davits
  • Gangways and accommodation ladders
  • Provisions cranes
  • Bunker davits
  • Engine room cranes
  • Chain blocks, slings and shackles

NaviSafe is fully equipped to carry out the annual inspections and five yearly load tests for the IMO SOLAS requirements for the “Means of Embarkations and Disembarkations” as per MSC.1/Circ.1331.

Water bags, standard weights, load cells

A full range of our own water weight bags of 90 kg, 250 kg, 375 kg, 3000 kg and 10000 kg respectively allows us to make a variety of combinations to obtain the required weight. Calibrated deadweights are available for larger sizes of load tests on Cargo Gear, etc. For less accessible areas like engine rooms, we have our own load cells to perform the load tests.

Hydraulic test bench

NaviSafe’s workshop is equipped with a vertical hydraulic test bench with a maximum capacity of 250 MT which can be used for in-house testing of any type of release hook, strapping or lifting equipment.

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