About Us

ALATAS is the largest independently operating marine crane repair specialist. From 14 offices worldwide, we offer the full range of crane repair services, technical support, workshop overhauls, crane parts and equipment sales.

Overload testing is accompanied by one of our multi-disciplined and fully certified crane Engineers who ensures that the test will be conducted in a safe manner; following our detailed and approved load test procedures. We provide additional services that are not available from most load test suppliers, such as:

  • Pre-inspection of crane structure, ropes, sheaves & blocks
  • Testing & adjusting of crane machinery & safeties, such as:
    • Limit Switches
    • Electric, Electronic- & Hydraulic overload protection equipment
    • Verifying Safe Load Indicators for rated & actual load indication, radius indication and correct alarm settings
  • Setting up the crane for overload testing, inclusive by-passing of overload protection systems
  • Conducting the load test are per certified ALATAS Load Test Protocol & Check-List
  • Recording of crane parameters, such as pressures for SWL and Proof Load
  • Re-setting all safeties to SWL to ensure the crane is fully overload protected
  • Taking samples of the hydraulic oil and the slewing bearing grease for condition analysis
  • Measuring axial clearance of slewing bearings (Rocking Test)
  • Issuing ILO Form 2 and endorsing cargo gear logbook (S$350-)
  • Issuing comprehensive report summary of findings and recommendations, c/w Load Test Certificates and Load Test Protocol