• Published: 5 Dec 2022

Lessons Learned - Reeving Wire Rope

Reeving wire image
Reeving wire image

Description of Incident

Incidents may occur when reeving wire rope.

There have been incidents in the past involving cable grip or “snake” equipment release during drill line reeving activities on North Sea Installations.

The operation is generally carried out infrequently, e.g. at initial construction and major inspections, or after failures when the Travelling Block is removed from the derrick

This summary aims to share key lessons from previous incidents.

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