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Hydraulic Mooring Winch

A hydraulic mooring winch is a specialized maritime equipment designed for efficient and secure mooring operations in various marine environments. This type of mooring winch for ships utilizes hydraulic power to control the deployment and retrieval of mooring lines, which are essential for stabilizing and securing vessels at docks or berths. These winches are commonly used in ports, harbors, and offshore installations to facilitate the berthing and unberthing of vessels.

Mooring Winch Solution
Hydraulic Mooring Winch Solution

Types of Hydraulic Mooring Winch Based On Drum Configuration

The hydrualic mooring winch can be divided into single drum and double drum mooring winch based on drum configuration.

Single Drum Hydraulic Mooring Winch

A single drum hydraulic mooring winch features a single drum, powered by hydraulic systems, that winds and unwinds mooring lines to secure vessels during berthing or while stationed at docks. The hydraulic mechanism provides precise and reliable control over the deployment and retrieval of mooring lines, ensuring the safe and efficient maneuvering of ships.

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Single Drum Mooring Winches

This type of mooring winch is particularly suitable for applications where simplicity and straightforward operation are essential. It is commonly employed in ports, harbors, and offshore facilities to assist in the secure mooring of vessels. The single drum design allows for ease of installation and operation, making the single drum winch a practical choice for a range of marine environments.

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Single Drum Hydraulic Mooring Winch

Double Drum Hydraulic Mooring Winch

Unlike its single drum counterpart, the double drum mooring winch features two drums, both powered by hydraulic systems, enabling the simultaneous handling of multiple mooring lines. This configuration allows for more intricate and precise maneuvers during vessel mooring and berthing.

The dual-drum design is advantageous in scenarios where additional control and flexibility are required. Operators can independently manage each drum of the double drum winch, accommodating different mooring line requirements for diverse vessels or adjusting tension levels during complex berthing situations. This type of mooring winch is often employed in larger ports and offshore installations where a higher degree of operational customization is necessary.

Hydraulic Double Drum Mooring Winch
Hydraulic Double Drum Mooring Winch

Both single drum and double drum hydraulic mooring winches contribute significantly to the efficiency and safety of maritime operations, providing reliable and controlled handling of mooring lines to secure vessels in various marine applications. The choice between these two types of winches depends on the specific operational requirements and the complexity of mooring tasks within a given maritime environment.

Customer Cases of Hydraulic Mooring Winch

6 Sets of 30 Ton Hydraulic Mooring Winches For Vietnam

In our factory, we’ve successfully manufactured six sets of 30 ton hydraulic mooring winches for Vietnam. All of them have been dispatched to our client’s location in Vietnam. Our customer in Vietnam specifically sought marine winches tailored for mooring operations.

30 Ton Hydraulic Mooring Winch
30 Ton Hydraulic Mooring Winch

Upon gaining a thorough understanding of their operational requirements, we recommended our 30 ton hydraulic mooring winch equipped with a spooling device, ensuring it perfectly aligns with all specifications to fulfill their operational needs. As seasoned winch suppliers, we boast a professional design team and offer customized options to meet unique requirements.

Here are the specifications of these hydraulic mooring winches.

Working load: 30T (1st layer) Nominal speed: 12m/min (1st layer)
Drum capacity: φ38mm×1000m (totally 10 layers) Holding load: 90T (static 1st layer)

Brake: Hydraulic operated

Clutch: Hydraulic operated

Dia. of warping head: φ400mm winch hydraulic motor type: ITM31-4000

Work pressure: ~13MPa Working flow: ~460L/min


Our hydraulic mooring winches have undergone many tests before delivery to ensure their smooth operation. The video of the hydraulic mooring winches in our factory has been sent to our customer to update the production process.

12 Ton Waterfall Hydraulic Mooring Winch in the Philipines

Aicrane’s 12 ton waterfall hydraulic winch has been successfully installed in the Manila Port of the Philippines. This specialized hydraulic winch, equipped with a double drum and powered by a hydraulic pump station, serves the crucial purpose of sea positioning.

Waterfall Hydraulic Winch
Waterfall Double Drum Hydraulic Winch

The advantages embedded in the design and operation of the waterfall winch contribute to  efficiency in our customer’s tasks. Whether it’s the precise control enabled by the hydraulic system or the versatility offered by the double drum setup, the winch ensures optimal performance in demanding maritime environments.

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Hydraulic Mooring Winches With Pump Station

Aicrane has established a service center in the Philippines. This allows us to provide timely service to our clients, ensuring that the 12 ton waterfall winch for the Philipines is installed and operational successfully.

Waterfall Winch In Philippines for sale
Waterfall Winch In Philippines
12T Positioning Waterfall Winch for sale
12T Positioning Waterfall Winch
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Hydraulic Waterfall Winch

The installation process was facilitated by our skilled engineers stationed in the Philippines. Our customer expressed satisfaction not only with the performance of the waterfall winch but also with the professionalism and support provided by our team.

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Multi-point Mooring and Multi-point Positioning Solution

Multi-Point Mooring Solution

A multi-point mooring solution is an advanced maritime system designed to provide stability and secure positioning for vessels. Unlike traditional single-point mooring systems, which rely on a single anchor or point of connection, multi-point mooring involves the use of multiple anchor points to distribute the load and enhance stability.

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4 Point Hydraulic Mooring Winches Solution

Key Features

  • Increased Stability: Multi-point mooring significantly improves stability by distributing the load across multiple anchor points, reducing the impact of environmental factors such as waves, currents, and wind.
  • Enhanced Safety: The redundancy provided by multiple anchor points enhances the safety of moored structures by reducing the risk of failure in the event of anchor or line issues.
  • Versatility: Multi-point mooring solutions can be customized to accommodate different vessel sizes, water depths, and environmental conditions, providing a versatile option for various maritime applications.

Multi-Point Positioning Solution

A multi-point positioning solution is a technology-driven system used to precisely control the position of vessels, rigs, or other floating structures in dynamic marine environments. This solution employs a combination of sensors, GPS, thrusters, and other control mechanisms to maintain a stable and accurate position.

Hydraulic positioning winch solution
Hydraulic Positioning Winch Solution

Key Features

  • Dynamic Positioning System (DPS): Utilizing advanced DPS technology, multi-point positioning solutions allow vessels or structures to maintain their position without traditional anchoring, providing flexibility in operations.
  • Real-Time Monitoring: Continuous real-time monitoring of environmental conditions, vessel movements, and other relevant parameters ensures accurate positioning and allows for immediate adjustments.
  • Autonomous Control: Some systems offer autonomous control features, enabling vessels or structures to automatically adjust their position based on predefined parameters and external conditions.

Hydraulic Mooring Winch Solution
Hydraulic Positioning Solution

Aicrane provides both multi-point mooring solution and multi-point positioning solution. Both of them use combinations of hydraulic mooring winches. We provide 4 point, 6 point and 8point positioning solution. We can also design the solution based on your need. Feel free to contact us and get a free quote.

Main Components of Hydraulic Mooring Winch

A hydraulic mooring winch is a crucial component in maritime operations, designed for the secure mooring of vessels to docks or berths. Its main components work in tandem to provide controlled and reliable mooring capabilities. Here are the primary components of a hydraulic mooring winch:

  • Hydraulic Motor: The winch hydraulic motor is a key component responsible for converting hydraulic energy into mechanical energy. It drives the winch’s drum, enabling the winding and unwinding of mooring lines.
  • Pump Station Motor
    Pump Station Motor
    Hydraulic Motor
    Hydraulic Motor
  • Drum: The drum is a cylindrical component around which the mooring lines are wound. It plays a pivotal role in storing and releasing the ropes or cables used for securing vessels during mooring operations.
  • Hydraulic Anchor Mooring Winch With Double Drums
    Hydraulic Anchor Mooring Winch With Double Drums
    Single Drum Hydraulic Anchor Mooring Winch
    Single Drum Hydraulic Anchor Mooring Winch
  • Spooling Device: Some hydraulic mooring winches are equipped with a spooling device. This device ensures that the mooring lines are evenly and neatly wound on the drum, preventing tangles and ensuring efficient operation during both deployment and retrieval.
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    Spooling Device
  • Warping Head: The warping head is a component designed to guide the mooring lines onto the drum during winding. It helps in maintaining proper alignment and tension, contributing to the overall efficiency of the mooring process.
  • Hydraulic Mooring Winches With Warping End
    Hydraulic Mooring Winches With Warping End
  • Control System: The control system includes valves, levers, or other control mechanisms that enable the operator to manage the winch’s functions. Modern hydraulic mooring winches may feature advanced control systems with automation capabilities, enhancing precision and ease of operation.
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    winch controls in plastique
  • Power Unit: The power unit comprises a hydraulic pump and reservoir, supplying the hydraulic fluid necessary for the operation of the marine hydraulic motor. The power unit is a critical element ensuring the continuous and reliable functioning of the winch.
  • Hydraulic Tugger Winch With Pump Station
    Hydraulic Tugger Winch With Pump Station

Understanding the interplay of these main components is crucial for the efficient and safe operation of a hydraulic mooring winch. Each component contributes to the overall performance, durability, and functionality of the winch, making it an indispensable tool in maritime applications.

Features of Hydraulic Mooring Winch

Hydraulic mooring winches are essential equipment in maritime applications, facilitating the secure berthing and mooring of vessels. These winches come with a range of features that contribute to their effectiveness and reliability in various marine operations. Here are the key features of hydraulic mooring marine winches:

  • Hydraulic PowerThe primary feature of hydraulic mooring winches is their utilization of hydraulic power. Hydraulic systems provide high torque and precise control, allowing for smooth and efficient handling of mooring lines.
  • Variable Speed ControlHydraulic mooring winches often come with variable speed control, allowing operators to adjust the speed of line deployment and retrieval based on the specific requirements of the mooring operation.
  • Remote Control OptionsMany modern hydraulic mooring winches come with remote control options, allowing operators to manage the winch from a safe and convenient distance. This enhances operational flexibility and safety.
  • Compact DesignHydraulic mooring winches are often designed with compact and robust structures, making them suitable for installation in various maritime environments. The compact design ensures easy integration into existing shipboard systems.
  • Durability and Corrosion Resistance: Hydraulic mooring winches are typically constructed from durable materials and coatings to withstand the harsh marine environment. This includes corrosion-resistant components that enhance the winch’s longevity and performance.

These features collectively make hydraulic mooring winches versatile and reliable tools for the marine industry, contributing to efficient and safe mooring operations in various maritime settings.

Our One-stop Service

As a hydraulic winch supplier, Aicrane provides one-stop service.

Pre-Sales Service

Aicrane’s dedicated team engages in discussions to gain insights into the unique needs and challenges faced by our clients. Through this collaborative approach, Aicrane tailors its offerings to precisely meet the demands of each project. As a client-centric company, we provide free and detailed quotations of our solutions.

Aicrane Customer Service Team
Aicrane Customer Service Team

Sales Process

Aicrane has a wealth of experience and expertise, our team collaborates closely with clients to design and manufacture products aligned with their project goals. From crafting detailed drawings and specifying lifting capacities to ensuring compliance with safety standards, our engineer team ensure you get the products that suit your need. The production and transportation phases integrate into our services, ensuring the efficient realization of our tailored solutions.

Aicrane Professional Engineers
Aicrane Professional Engineers

Post-Sales Support

Upon delivery, our expert team takes charge of the installation and commissioning process, guaranteeing the industrial gantry crane operates efficiently. We offer comprehensive maintenance and repair services. This ongoing support is designed to address operational challenges, minimize downtime, and extend the lifespan of the heavy lifting machine, providing our clients with reliable and high-performance solutions.

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