We offer various types of winches on ship. These winches are mainly used for anchoring, mooring and towing, as well as lifting and hauling heavy objects on ships. Commonly used boat winches include: windlasses, anchor winches, mooring winches, anchor mooring winches, towing winches, capstans, etc.
The winches can be driven electrically or hydraulically depending on your requirements:
– Electric winches have simple system, low operating cost, easy installation and maintenance, widely used in places with heavy work and large traction.
– Hydraulic winches are ideal for the most demanding tasks in marine with high strength and durability. The hydraulic winch has a more compact structure and smooth operation, and can realize stepless speed regulation.
Different Types of Winches on Ship
Ship Anchor Winch
The winch is used for ship anchoring. The speed is generally about 10m/min. There are two types: anchor chain winch and anchor rope winch.
When buying an anchor winch, you need to consider a few things, including the anchor weight, the diameter and length of the anchor chain or the diameter and length of the wire rope.
Ship Mooring Winch
Mooring winch is commonly used when the ship is moored or docked. The winch has many functions such as drifting, support and positioning during loading and unloading, while with constant tension adjusting and compensating for deviation caused by vibration.
We offer various kinds of mooring winches, including electric mooring winch, hydraulic mooring winch, single drum mooring winch, double drum mooring winch, etc.
Anchor Mooring Winch
Anchor mooring winch can play both anchoring and mooring functions, which is equivalent to the combination of windlass and mooring winch.
The winch is available with several forms, such as single gypsy single drum winch, double gypsy double drum winch, single gypsy double drum winch, and double gypsy single drum winch.
Towing winch is installed on a boat to tow another boat. Generally, the pulling force of the towing winch is large, and the speed is 10m/min.
According to the power source, there are electric towing winch and hydraulic towing winch for you to choose from.
Capstan is a kind of small winch used for mooring and anchoring on the deck or on the shore. There are different types of marine capstans to choose from, including electric capstan, hydraulic capstan, vertical capstan, horizontal capstan, anchor capstan, and mooring capstan.
The rated load of capstan is generally 1t-10T, and the speed can be single speed, double speed, triple speed, etc.
Applications of Winches on Ship
Anchor Windlass on Ship
Anchor Mooring Winches on Ship
Hydraulic Waterfall Type Positioning Winches on Ship
Ship Winch Videos
Which Types of Winches on Ship Do You Need?
When buying a ship winch, you need to consider several factors:
1. The purpose and working environment of the winch
Where is the winch used? On board, port or on land?
What is the winch used for? Anchoring, mooring, towing, positioning, or lifting and pulling heavy objects on the ship?
2. Rated load or pulling force
What rated load (T) or pulling force (KN) is required?
3. Drum capacity
What is the length and diameter of the rope or chain?
Generally, the speed of Aicrane marine winches is 10m/min.
Do you have special requirements for speed?
5. Power source
What power source do you prefer, electric, hydraulic or diesel?
The selection of power source depends to a large extent on your preferences, your ship size, existing infrastructure and financial considerations.
6. Additional requirements
Do you have other requirements, such as rope spooling device, warping head, rope length measurement, tension measurement, etc.?
If you are looking to purchase a new winch machine, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Based on the information you provide, we will help you select the most suitable winch system and provide you with the most competitive price.
Aicrane specializes in the design and manufacture of various marine winches. We have more than 10 years of experience in winch industry, and have been providing customers with superior quality products and perfect services. We are looking forward to cooperating with you!