What are the types of cranes in offshore?
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1. Floating Crane: A floating crane is a crane designed to lift and move materials while on or above the surface of a body of water.
2. Self-Elevating Platform Crane (SEP): A self-elevating platform crane is a crane that is mounted on a jack-up barge and capable of lifting, transporting and stacking offshore platforms.
3. Heavy Lift Crane (HLC): A heavy lift crane is a crane specifically designed for the purpose of lifting and transporting large, heavy offshore structures, such as topsides and jackets, from one location to another.
4. Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) Cranes: A platform supply vessel crane is a type of offshore heavy-lift crane mounted on a platform supply vessel (PSV). This type of crane is designed to assist in the erecting and/or dismantling of offshore drilling or production platforms.
5. Hose Handler: A hose handler is an offshore crane designed to lift and move hoses between offshore oil and gas platforms and vessels.
6. Derrick Crane: A derrick crane is a specially designed crane used for the installation of derricks on offshore structures, such as drilling rigs and production platforms.