Cargo Carrying Units
CCU is defined as any item or equipment lifted by slings with primary purpose for the transportation of goods, material or equipment .All Cargo Carrying Units (CCU) shall be regularly inspected as per the international regulations.
Complementing the transport and storage of chemicals and fuels, servicing the offshore industry requires a range of ancillary equipment such as DNV certified offshore containers, half height containers, open-tops, skips, workshops, drums and baskets, all approved to DNV 2.7-1 Offshore Container Standards.
Al Farouk simex manufactures a wide range of standard products but also one-off products to meet customers’ individual, and varied requests. Al Farouk simex can supply any internal fittings for offshore containers or workshops which are specified by the customer. Whatever the design requirements, DNV 2.7-1, EN 12079, MSC 860, ASME
The most common international standards are:
- DNV 2-7-1 DNV 2-7-3
Note 2.7-1 Offshore Freight Containers”, the most recent version “DNV Standard for Certification No. 2.7-1 Offshore Containers” was released in June 2013.
The standard defines minimum technical and safety related requirements to be used as a basis on which to Certify Offshore Containers.
DNV 2.7-1 has no legal restrictions on its application by other recognised competent approval authorities, as referred to by IMO MSC/Circ. 860.
- EN 12079 EN 13414 / EN 818
Offshore containers and associated lifting sets – Part 1: Offshore container – Design, manufacture and marking
The inspections to be carried out are
- Visual Inspection
- Load Test
- NDT of the structural points (lifting points, main structure)
- Color coding and tagging
Al Farouk simex manufactures a wide range of standard products but also one-off products to meet customers’ individual, and varied requests. Al Farouk simex can supply any internal fittings for offshore containers or workshops which are specified by the customer.
A lot of equipment and materials are transported in containers we have many kinds with sizes start from 10 feet up to 40 feet like closed container, open top ….Etc.