The SAFE TRANSFER® personnel basket Norsok approved is “non-collapsible”, 100% manufactured in the EU, and made of AISI316L stainless steel welded to form a corrosion-resistant rigid frame. The flooring is made in 5 mm aluminium 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.
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).
560 kg or 4-persons
3.5mtr.(NLS) 6mtr. (LS)
10m/s (NLS) 17m/s (LS)
-40°C to +70°C
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.
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 certificates for the Safe Transfer Personnel Basket.
The basket can also be adapted with a rescue stretcher for safe evacuation of injured. Thereby will a stretcher equipped to the basket for the safely transport the injured person, while 2 rescuers stand beside the stretcher in the basket. A stretcher adapted for the basket safely transport 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 safe and rapid transport of the injured person.
Number of lifts
Maximum wind speed
Passenger capactity incl.
person on stretcher
30+ years (steel structure)
Max. 3,5 meters
All weldings performed by certified welders are in accordance with DNV GL approved procedures. Primary weldings are fully penetrant tested. Top eye with independent lifting points.
Non-skid pattern at the entrance and on the floor ensures safe entrance and exit – also with a wet surface.
Shock / Impact protection
The seats provide effective absorption.
Transfer of injured personnel
The basket is prepared for secure transfer of injured person on a stretcher adapted to the Safe Transfer Personnel basket.
Safe Transfer is a 100% owned subsidiary of West-Marine A/S. West-Marine has worked in the maritime industry since 1969.