ASME B30.8 (2015)
Floating Cranes and Floating Derricks
Annotation and contents
B30.8 applies to cranes and derricks mounted on barges or pontoons. Floating cranes are convertible for excavation service and other uses that are categorically not considered to be lifting service. The requirements of this volume are applicable only to floating cranes and floating derricks used for vertical lifting and lowering of freely suspended unguided loads.