Anchor winches for fishery and research vessels
Whatever your anchor handling requirements, MacGregor offers a range of anchor winches and windlasses that can be tailored to meet them. All deliver efficient heavy-duty performance that operators can rely on.
MacGregor anchor winches and windlasses feature:
- Chain wheels accommodating up to 105mm (4.13in) of grade 1-3 (U1, U2, U3) chain
- Pull capacity of up to 14 tonnes
- Brake capacity of up to 104 tonnes
- Hydraulic or electric drive options, with single, dual or variable speeds
- Variable constant tensioning options
- Optional stainless steel brake drums
- De-clutchable drum option
- Warping head/capstan on the side of the drum
- Manual and/or remote control brake options
Auxiliary deck winches
Electric or hydraulic Gilson winches, tugger winches and other auxiliary winches reliably support the operations of a variety of vessels.
CTD Winch systems
Reliable, high-performance MacGregor for handling CTD instruments and other hydrographic equipment.
Deep-sea corer winch systems
MacGregor deep-sea coring winches support effective, optimised subsea core sampling.
Electrical operated ROV winches
A wide range of winches, with active heave compensation (AHC) and different drive options, can handle remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) in all conditions.
Fish pumps and fish hose reels
Electric or hydraulic Fish pump systems offer incredibly smooth control and a pumping capacity of up to 4,500t/h.
Harbour assist hawser winches
MacGregor hawser winches are robustly engineered for heavy-duty mooring applications and harbour assist tugboats.
Indoor net handling
MacGregor’s unique indoor net-handling system is used to efficiently and safely handle and stack the purse seining fishing net.
MacGregor chain stoppers (shark jaw type) for fish farm service boats
MacGregor offers shark jaws that fulfil the limited space requirements on board fishery service vessels.
MacGregor cork line stackers
MacGregor cork line stackers efficiently stack fishing net cork lines without any manual assistance, so no direct manual-handling is required.
MacGregor intermediate rollers
MacGregor's intermediate rollers are designed to handle the net in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner.
MacGregor net cranes
MacGregor net crane is designed to make sure the transport roller is always in the right working position.
MacGregor net winches
MacGregor offers the world's largest and most powerful fishing net hauling winches, with a 50-tonne hauling force.
MacGregor ring needles
Ring needles are used to store and discharge purse rings when paying out a net.
MacGregor sink line stackers
MacGregor sink line stackers separate and lay the sink line of the fishing net effectively without any manual help.
MacGregor towing pins for fish farm service boats
High-performance, high-quality towing pins are designed to be robust and guide and maintain the towline on its intended path.
Mooring winches for fishery and research vessels
MacGregor’s wide range of mooring winches is designed and manufactured to suit all vessel mooring applications.
MacGregor offers a range of robust, reliable electric or hydraulic net reels to suit a wide variety of fishing net requirements.
Net sounder winches
Net sounder winches deliver proven performance for fishing vessels and are available with electric or hydraulic drives.
Oceanographic handling systems
We have a wide portfolio of scientific equipment handling systems that can be tailored to meet the needs of a specific project.
Pentagon winch control system
MacGregor's patented PTS Pentagon control system ensures that a vessel’s operator has full control and data-tracking of their winch system.
MacGregor has decades of experience in oceanographic winch design combined with cutting-edge drive and control expertise from offshore and subsea operations.
ROV moonpool system
MacGregor remotely operated vehicle (ROV) moonpool handling system is specifically designed for high-speed, harsh weather, deep-sea ROV operations.