A composite unit used for hoisting and lowering loads, with or without horizontal movement.
Source: Regulations relating to design and outfitting of facilities, etc. in the petroleum activities (the Facilities Regulations), Norway, April 2010 (amended December 2012). Regulations
machine or device used for vertical movement of a load, with or without horizontal movement
NOTE: Include cranes, hoists, drilling hoisting equipment and launching and recovery appliances for life saving equipment etc.
Source: Rules for Classification and Construction, IV Industrial Services, 6 Offshore Technology, 9 Guideline for Personnel Transfers by Means of Lifting Appliances, Edition 2011, Germanischer Lloyd SE, Global Standards