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Personnel Basket NORSOK r002 Approved

Our unique 1145-4-N basket has achieved the NORSOK R002:2017 approval and is fully certified according to this high standard by DNV-GL.

The Personnel Basket Briefly

The Safe Transfer Personnel Basket Norsok approved is “non-collapsible”, 100% manufactured in the EU, and made of AISI 316L stainless steel welded to form a corrosion-resistant rigid frame. The flooring is made in 5 mm aluminum plates with a non-skid surface.

All screws, nuts, and bolts are made in AISI 316 stainless steel to be well protected when in offshore operation. 

Lifting Sling for the basket Norsok Approved

The lifting sling contains two independent slings, one of which is an elastic compensator the other either a chain-sling or a wire-sling depending on the customers’ wish. Each of the slings carries the basket with its payload, in case the other sling collapses.

Available in a length of 3mtr. or 5mtr. the lifting sling is attached to the crane hook with two large master links sizes 32*270*140 (mm).

Personnel basket Norsok approved

Personnel Basket

  • Specifications

  • Height

    3350 mm

  • Diameter (incl. fender)

    2600 mm

  • Total weight

    1230 kg

  • Self weight

    670 kg

  • SWL

    560 kg or 4-persons

  • Weather Limits

  • Wave height

    3mtr.(NLS) 6mtr. (LS)

  • Wind speed

    10m/s (NLS) 17m/s (LS)

  • Temperature

    -50°C to +70°C

  • Documents

The personnel basket will be delivered with a physical folder containing all certificates, an instruction video on CD and the QA checklist last performed according to our ISO 9001 certification.

Your Safety is our Business

Ensuring, safe, quick, and cost-effective personnel transfer between offshore installations, drilling rigs, and vessels the Safe Transfer basket is extremely popular.

The basket is constructed to enhance safety and comfort level for personnel during transfers.

Certificates document a high level of security so a number of certificates are listed here. But please have a look at the certificates for the Safe Transfer Personnel Basket.

Evacuating a Person

The basket can also be adapted with a rescue stretcher for the safe evacuation of the injured. Thereby will a stretcher equipped with the basket for safe transport of the injured person, while 2 rescuers stand beside the stretcher in the basket. A stretcher is adapted for the basket safe transport of the injured person, while 2 rescuers stand beside the stretcher in the basket.

The stretcher mounted to the basket by using ratchet straps doesn’t need any other tools to ensure the safe and rapid transport of the injured person.

Safe Transfer Certificates

  • DNV – Type Approval Certificate
    • The standard for Certification 2.22 Lifting Appliances
  • ABS – PDA Product Design Assessment
  • Danish Technological Institute (Notified Body)
  • European Standard EN 14502-1:2010
    • Cranes-Equipment for the lifting of persons Part 1. suspended baskets
  • NDT (Non-Destructive Testing) and load test
  • Certified lifting sling

Important data and performance details for 4 seat basket: 1145-4-N

Number of lifts
Maximum wind speed
Wave height
Total weight
Passenger capacity
Passenger capactity incl.
person on stretcher
Vertical impact
Lateral impact

30+ years (steel structure)
No limitations
10 m/s
Max. 3 meters
560 kg
1.230 kg
4 persons

3 persons
4 m/s
2 m/s

Key Features to the Offshore Personnel Basket

Rigid structure for personnel baskets

Rigid structure

The inside vertical structure of the Safe Transfer baskets is covered with synthetic foam and tarpaulin for protection of passengers.



All weldings are performed by certified welders and in accordance with procedures approved by DNV GL. All primary structure weldings are fully penetrant tested.

Non-skid surface on personnel baskets

Non-skid surface

All entrances/exits and floor are fitted with a non-skid pattern to ensure safe entrance and exit.

Top-net and float for personnel baskets

Top-net and float

Top-net for protection of drop objects. Floating fender top and bottom.

Lifting sling set

Lifting sling set

Safe Transfer are delivered with lifting sling and compensator, covered with a highly visible material. The compensator serves as a tag line, helping to control the basket by the crane operator. Lifting set length: 3 m or 5 m

Rope webbing

Four spliced rope webbings are attached to the upper and lower structure. The rope webbings provide extra safety for personnel inside the basket.

Closing straps

Closing straps

Rope webbings are fitted with fast click buckle straps ensuring fast and easy exit. Options available.

Closing straps

Shock/impact protection

Orange PUR fender to protect passenger for harmful deceleration by landing, and if the basket is subjected to a lateral impact due to swinging against an obstruction.