S-618 Offshore Pedestal-mounted Cranes (API) launched for public review

JIP33 has issued the S-618 Offshore Pedestal-mounted Cranes (API) specification for public  review.  The consultation period runs for 5 weeks and will close on Tuesday, 31 October 2023 at 23:00 GMT.

The purpose of the IOGP S-618 specification documents is to define a minimum common set of requirements for the procurement of offshore pedestal-mounted cranes in accordance with API Specification 2C, 8th Edition, Errata 1, published June 2021, Offshore Pedestal-mounted Cranes, for application in the petroleum and natural gas industries

The files are available to download in our specification development library – S-618 Offshore Pedestal-mounted Cranes (API) – JIP33 (

As part of the public reviews we hold town hall meetings which give an overview of the public review process, a summary of the key technical changes and guidance on constructive commenting. We explain the JIP33 process at a high level including how we resolve comments.

If you would like to participate in the review or townhall, which will be held in the last week of September 2023, please get in touch with us via Feel free to forward this invitation to other interested parties within your organisation.

Instructions on providing feedback can be found on our Specification Development page.

Updates and future specifications will be announced via the project’s mailing list, LinkedIn and Twitter profile.

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