Gangway Load test in Sydney

Gangway load test in sydney

Oceanlink Marine services offer Class accredited Load test of:

  • Gangway/Accommodation ladder
  • Lifeboat Davit
  • Deck Crane and Provision Crane

We use water bags and specialized equipment for exact execution and operation.

Regulations which are followed:

  1. Annual load testing of a maritime vessel’s Gangway/accommodation ladders & davits is required in accordance with IMO Regulation II-1/3-9 of the 1974 SOLAS Convention, and as per the Guidelines for Construction, Installation, Maintenance and Inspection/Survey of Means of Embarkation and Disembarkation, effective January 1, 2010.
  2. The SOLAS regulations require that the ladders and gangways should be static proof load tested and function tested following initial installation and then at 5 year intervals per SOLAS I/7 and I/8. (5 yearly)
  3. After any repairs.


Call us today for a free cost estimate or technical discussion of your testing requirements.