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Deck Crane Equipment

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Deck crane is my specialty. I attended a few crane training and I serviced deck cranes lot of times.

Cranes are what I know best and this page will be about experiences I get through, experiences good and mad which will speak for themselves.

Besides technical stuff which the page will be about also I’ll introduce juicy stories I was part of.

I’ll start with a Japanese crane – Tsuji deck cranes.

I went in India as troubleshooter, somewhere in anchorage in Indian Ocean for crane inspections.


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Brake MDA

One of the crane equipment I troubleshoot was a multi disc brake of the hydraulic motor for hoisting winch.Check how it looks.

Brake services

The brake it’s an important item for the cranes and the right adjustments of the brake is a safety rule. Check description and brake services.

Crane valve

A safety crane device for the deck crane I worked with is a crane valve.

Proportional valves - PVG

A crane equipment that I troubleshoot in my early years of service was proportional valves.

The PVG 32 and PVG 120 are the proportional valves I've serviced. In the following page it can be seen a descriptions of these hydraulic device.

Gear ring

The slewing gear ring or slewing bearing is an important and essential part of the crane and required a maximum attention. Because of the safety reason a well maintained slewing ring is a must.

A good maintained crane slewing gear ring it can be seen from afar. Continues

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Last time when I was on board besides inspection of the deck cranes also I checked aft provision crane. In fact the crew complained that the electrical …

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Related pages

Vessel Deck Cranes function
Information about Brake MDA
Brake services
Adjusting of a Crane Valve
Handling Proportional Valves-PVG
Slewing gear ring