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Portable Land Cranes on Barges

Waterborne exposures for portable cranes can present additional risks, different from those risks that need to be considered when this type of contractor's equipment is used on land. Securing the crane so that it does not move while in operation is essential. This risk bulletin outlines the steps and precautions that need to be taken when using portable land cranes on barges.

Allianz Marine Risk Consulting goes into detail on barge stability and suitability as well as the crane lifting capacity and working radius that need to be considered.