MacGregor A-frames are typically tailor-made to customer's exact vessel and operational requirements and meet the demands for heavy, subsea work in highly-corrosive environments.
Our A-frames are designed to perform a broad range of operations, such as offshore and subsea load handling (anchor handling and plough or trencher operations) and the launch and recovery of special tools and equipment.
A-frame lifting capacities range from 1 to 350 tonnes. They can be delivered as self-contained, self-erecting units for mounting at the stern or either side of a vessel.
- HPU and erecting cylinders
- Multiple wire sheave arrangements available
- Service crane/winches for service and rigging assistance
- HPU integrated into frame
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Other offshore and subsea load handling equipment
Customised offshore solutions
MacGregor offers a wide range of offshore solutions that can be customised and adapted to the vessel, operation and environment. These include simulation and training tools.
MacGregor deck-skid systems use deck rails, pallets and hydraulic tractors to safely secure and transfer loads across decks for ROV, MHS and other operations.
Deck/skid-mounted overside LARS
MacGregor's deck/skid-mounted overside LARS are flexible, compact modular A-frame-based systems used for precise ROV handling during launch and recovery operations.
MacGregor’s motion-compensated gangways are designed for the safe, efficient transfer of personnel and cargo to fixed or floating offshore installations.
Module handling systems
MacGregor module handling systems (MHS) are customised to meet a vessel’s layout and specific operational needs, including light well intervention.
Moonpool door systems
MacGregor's moonpool door systems can be delivered for ROV and MHS moonpools of all types and sizes, and can include integrated deck-skid rails.
MacGregor's moonpool LARS enable the safe handling of heavy payloads and include cursor, rails, winches, locks, hydraulic power unit and control system.
Overhead-mounted overside LARS
MacGregor's overhead-mounted overside launch-and-recovery systems (LARS) enable the safe handling of heavy payloads for ROV and other operations.
Portable container LARS
Portable container LARS can be delivered for handling various types of underwater vehicles and subsea survey tools such as ROVs, AUVs and seismic equipment.