Pentagon winch control system
The MacGregor Pentagon control system features all the elements needed for safe, efficient winch and equipment operation. Its layout, design, and integrated service functions have been developed from decades of experience in a variety of applications on board fishing, research and specialised vessels.
Featuring the latest ‘soft touch’ drive controls, together with active heave compensation (AHC), the MacGregor Pentagon control system offers significantly improved handling characteristics.
Logical menu structure, featuring all industry standard functions and including special controls for optimised capability.
- Enhanced user-friendliness
- The fully integrated system connects all operation panels, winch drives (electric and hydraulic) and processing units
- The dual processing unit, giving improved redundancy levels
- The high-quality display gives an overall view of performance
- Safe and trouble-free operation from a high-grade marine quality PLC and state of the art computers
- For hydraulic based drives, all pump controls are in the operational menus, with integrated power management control
- A modular based system with easy flexibility to expand and enhance, control and data are available from anywhere on the communication network
- Communication and distributed winch I/O minimises installation time and cable layout
Anchor winches for fishery and research vessels
Rely on MacGregor anchor winches and windlasses for a wide range of anchor handling duties.
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.
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.