MERLION Testing Services

The MERLION testing service is a specialism of Franklin Offshore, required by many safety regulations, national and international standards, manufacturers and our clients. Main purpose of load testing is to ensure and by actual overloading that the equipment is capable and thereby approved of safely lifting and moving the rated load through all designed motions. We are qualified to load test equipment of all capacities using our own test bed / test lane or use water weights and other static weight options.


MERLION In-house testing options:
Proof loading
Overload testing
Break test
In-house test facilities
Test bed 400 TonneLength 12m
Test lane 900 TonneLength +/- 100m

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DNV ISO 9001:2015
DNV ISO 14001:2015
DNV ISO 45001:2018
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