jacking gear

DNV GL issues guidance on jacking gear

SEPTEMBER 26, 2014—Jack-up rig safety can be severely compromised by jacking gear failure. An incident in which a rig tilted in a Singapore shipyard last year injured 90 workers. In that incident,

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New DNV JIP aims to reduce jacking gear failure

APRIL 11, 2013 — DNV is inviting industry to participate in a project aimed at reducing failure of the jacking gears of self-elevating units and jack-ups. Though jacking gears are, by definition,