Electrical operated ROV winches
Available with electric or hydraulic drives, our MacGregor remotely operated vehicle (ROV) winches, with active heave compensation (AHC), can handle underwater ROV units even in the harshest conditions.
Electric-drive ROV winch features:
- Frequency-activated speed control
- Built-in redundancy with multiple patented MacGregor electric motors
- Lower energy consumption compared with hydraulic drives
General ROV winch features:
- Sealed and oil-filled gearboxes
- Hydraulically-actuated band brakes hold up to three times the safe working load
- Normal braking is achieved by the motors
- Automatic, electric, synchronized level wind mechanism
- Optional 90-degree level wind mechanism
- DNV certification (offshore lifting appliances)
- The range of winches available for work-class and OBS-class ROVs
- Local and remote operation (remote belt packs) from hangar and control room
- Active heave-compensation (AHC) via MacGregor Pentagon control system and vessel motion reference unit (MRU)
Anchor handling / towing winches
MacGregor anchor handling/towing winches are designed for specific customer requirements and offer the best possible solution for a specified scope of work.
Anchor winches for fishery and research vessels
Rely on MacGregor anchor winches and windlasses for a wide range of anchor handling duties.
Anchor windlass / mooring winches (offshore)
Our winches can be delivered as the lifting element in other complete systems or as standalone single units for specific lifting operations.
Auxiliary deck winches
Electric or hydraulic Gilson winches, tugger winches and other auxiliary winches reliably support the operations of a variety of vessels.
Chain pulling winches
Our electric chain-handling winches have variable frequency drives that enable the safe control of various chain sizes by limiting the load on the chain to a preset value.
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.
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.
Offshore mooring winches
MacGregor's mooring winches, consisting of driving winch with up to three mooring drums, have a nominal pull from 5 tons up to 150 tons driven by electrohydraulic or VFD.
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.
MacGregor electric secondary or storage winches offer a huge capacity for large diameter steel wire or synthetic ropes with significant lower specific weight advantages.
MacGregor provides a variety of design solutions for sternrollers, including short and regular end designs and different bearing and lubrication system technologies depending on customer requirements.
MacGregor towing winches equipped with a VHSS wire-spooling system provide maximum installation flexibility in limited spaces.
Trawl and purse seine winches
MacGregor offers a range of electric or hydraulic heavy-duty trawl and purse seine winches for pelagic trawlers, stern trawlers and purse seiners.
Electric tugger winches are driven by a single- or two-speed efficient electric motor or a state-of-the-art variable frequency drive.