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Heavy Duty Boat Winch

A heavy duty boat winch is designed for handling large and heavy loads on boats or marine vessels. Typically used in maritime and offshore applications, these winches are built to withstand harsh marine environments and demanding tasks such as lifting heavy equipment, anchoring, mooring, and towing. Heavy duty boat winches play a crucial role in facilitating safe and efficient cargo handling, vessel maneuvering, and marine operations.
Heavy Duty Boat Winch for Mooring
Heavy Duty Boat Winch for Mooring

Types of Heavy Duty Boat Winch

Aicrane has several types of heavy duty boat winch for sale. They feature high load capacities, durable construction with corrosion-resistant materials, and advanced safety features to ensure reliable and efficient operation even in challenging sea conditions. They belong to marine winch.

Types of Heavy Duty Boat Winch Based on Usage

There are mainly five types of heavy duty marine winches based on their usage.

Heavy Duty Mooring Winch

Heavy duty mooring winches are specifically designed for the task of mooring or anchoring a vessel securely to a dock, pier, or offshore platform. These mooring winches are built to handle the high tension and loads involved in safely securing a boat or ship in place, preventing drift or movement due to currents, winds, or waves.

Double Drum Heavy Duty Boat Winch For Mooring
Double Drum Heavy Duty Boat Winch For Mooring

They often feature robust construction with high-load capacity, powerful motors, and multiple drum configurations to accommodate different mooring line arrangements. There are single drum mooring winch and double drum mooring winch. They can be combined as multi-point mooring system.

Four-point Mooring System for Offshore Operation
Four-point Hydraulic Mooring System for Offshore Operation

Heavy Duty Towing Winch

Heavy duty towing winches are designed for towing operations, where a boat or vessel needs to tow another vessel, barge, or object. These towing winches are built to withstand the high pulling forces and dynamic loads involved in towing, requiring strong construction, durable materials, and powerful motors.

Towing Winch for Tugboat
Hydraulic Towing Heavy Duty Boat Winch

There are single drum towing winch and double drum towing winch. The double drum one often has higher load capacity.

Heavy Duty Boat Winch Solution for Ship Towing
Heavy Duty Boat Winch Solution for Ship Towing

Heavy Duty Anchor Winch

Heavy duty anchor winches are specialized winches designed for anchoring or deploying anchors on boats, ships, and offshore structures. These winches are crucial for maintaining vessel stability and position, especially in challenging sea conditions or during offshore operations. They feature  efficient anchor handling mechanisms to deploy and retrieve anchors safely and smoothly. Heavy duty anchor winches often come with automatic anchor tensioning systems, anchor chain or rope management features, and remote control capabilities for precise and reliable anchoring operations.

Anchor Handling Winch for Offshore Operation
Anchor Handling Winch for Offshore Operation
Single Gypsy Anchor Winch for Sale
Single Gypsy Anchor Winch

Heavy Duty Anchor Mooring Winch

Combining the functionalities of mooring and anchoring, heavy duty anchor mooring winches are versatile winches designed to handle both tasks efficiently. These winches are commonly used in offshore platforms, floating docks, and large vessels where secure anchoring and mooring are essential for safe operations. Heavy duty anchor mooring winches prioritize safety with features such as real-time monitoring systems.

Anchor Mooring Winch for Sale
Anchor Mooring Winch for Sale

Heavy Duty Slipway Winch

A heavy duty slipway winch is designed specifically for hauling boats, ships, or other watercraft onto dry land for maintenance, repairs, or storage. We offer diverse boat pulling solutions, including using rail trolleys or airbags. The airbag method is particularly popular as it maximizes slipway space.

Slipway Winch Solution
Slipway Winch Solution

They are commonly used in marine and shipyard facilities, providing the necessary pulling force and stability required for handling large vessels on slipways. The slipway winch is an essential part in shipyard lifting solution.

Aicrane Slipway Winch Solution For Shipyard
Slipway Winch with Rail Trolley

Types of Boat Winch Based on Power Source

There are heavy duty electric boat winch and heavy duty hydraulic boat winch.

Heavy Duty Electric Boat Winch

Heavy duty electric boat winches are powered by electricity and are widely used in marine applications due to their reliability, ease of use, and precise control.

50 Ton Electric Winch Machine
Electric Winch for Marine Application

They feature powerful electric motors, durable construction, and efficient gear systems to handle heavy loads with ease. Heavy duty electric boat winches often come with variable speed settings, remote control capabilities.

Electric Winch for Sale
Electric Heavy Duty Boat Winches

Heavy Duty Hydraulic Boat Winch

Heavy duty hydraulic boat winches are powered by hydraulic systems and are known for their high power, robustness, and ability to handle extreme loads. These winches use hydraulic fluid to generate force and operate hydraulic motors, providing strong pulling and lifting capabilities for marine applications.

Hydraulic Winch Machine 50 Ton
Hydraulic Heavy Duty Boat Winch

Heavy duty hydraulic boat winches offer precise control, smooth operation, and durability, making them suitable for demanding marine environments. They often feature hydraulic brake systems, load sensing technology for enhanced safety and performance.

Hydraulic Winch for Positioning
Hydraulic Heavy Duty Boat Winch for Positioning

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Customer Cases of Heavy Duty Boat Winch

Aicrane provides several types of heavy duty ship winch for customers all over the world. Here are three customer cases of heavy duty marine winch.

60 Ton Heavy Duty Slipway Winch for Indonesia

Our Aicrane AQ-JMM 60 ton slipway winch has recently been successfully installed at a customer’s site in Indonesia. The 60 ton slipway winch for Indonesia is running smoothly under light loads, and the next step involves conducting a heavy load test to ensure its robust performance. The customer specifically opted for our AQ-JMM friction-type electric winch to facilitate the efficient pulling of boats ashore.

60 Ton Electric Slipway Winch in Indonesia
60 Ton Electric Slipway Winch
60 Ton Slipway Winch for Shipyard
60 Ton Slipway Winch for Shipyard

Tailored Boat Pulling Solutions for Indonesian Customers

Based on our client’s shipyard project overview, where an existing 30 ton slipway winch faces limitations in hauling smaller tonnage boats and incurs high maintenance costs, the client is considering constructing a new slipway area and installing a larger tonnage winch to pull larger vessels, thereby expanding their shipyard business clientele.

60 Ton Slipway Winch For Shipyard
60 Ton Slipway Winch For Indonesia

Throughout the technical proposal communication phase, we utilized various methods to continually understand the client’s concerns and requirements, leading to ongoing optimization and adjustment of the proposed solutions.

After comprehensive evaluation of overall procurement costs, budget, site conditions, and actual boat hauling requirements, the final decision was made to go with the JMM 60 ton electric friction slipway winch equipped with a load monitoring system.

Why Indonesian Customers Prefer Us

Our presence in Indonesia includes an overseas office with a dedicated sales and technical team, ensuring tailored solutions for local customers. We offer a wide range of winch Indonesia equipment to cater to diverse application needs. Our local after-sales service team in Indonesia guarantees swift and efficient support for our customers’ needs.

Aicrane Winches for Sale in Indonesia
Aicrane Winches for Sale in Indonesia

30 Ton Slipway Winches at a Naval Base in Nigeria

Aicrane provides two 30 ton slipway winches and one 5 ton winch at a naval base in Nigeria. These winches were specifically designed to facilitate the pulling of vessels out of the water for maintenance purposes. The winches deployed were from our AQ-JM series, single drum electric winches, known for their cost-effectiveness and reliability in moving ships to and from the water via the slipway.

30 Ton Slipway Winches in Nigeria
Installation of 30 Ton Slipway Winches in Nigeria
30 Ton Boat Slipway Winch in Nigeria
30 Ton Boat Slipway Winch in Nigeria

The Entire Order Process for the Nigeria 30 Ton Slipway Winches

  • Initial Inquiry: Our customer in Nigeria reached out to us through our website, expressing the need for slipway winches capable of pulling boats ashore for maintenance, with the boats weighing approximately 250 tons.
  • Needs Confirmation: Upon receiving the inquiry, our project consultant promptly engaged with the customer to understand their specific requirements, including speed preferences, pulling distance, slipway slope, pulling method, budget considerations, and more.
  • Solution Provision: Based on the parameters provided by the customer, including the 250 ton ship weight and a slipway slope of 7.2°, our project consultants and engineers collaborated to propose a cost-effective solution. This involved the utilization of AQ-JM single drum electric winches with a movable pulley and a fixed pulley, featuring a 3-fold rate structure. Our engineers meticulously revised drawings and solutions to ensure alignment with the customer’s needs.
  • Information Provision: Throughout the process, our customer service specialist ensured timely provision of requested documents and information, guaranteeing a smooth and transparent communication flow.
  • Purchase Order Receipt: After confirming all details and ensuring the proposed slipway winch solution met the customer’s requirements, we received the purchase order from the customer.
  • 30 Ton Slipway Winch For a Naval Base in Nigeria
    Slipway Winch For Naval Base in Nigeria
    Slipway Winch Installed in Nigeria
    Slipway Winch Installed in Nigeria
  • Production and Updates: During the production phase, our customer service specialists provided regular updates on the progress, including visual updates with pictures. The delivery timeline for the 30 ton slipway winches for Nigeria was set at 35 working days.
  • Packaging and Shipping: The winch equipment was meticulously packaged, with rain cloth wrapping for the 30 ton electric winches and standard export wooden boxes for electrical parts and accessories. Our shipping department facilitated the transportation process to ensure safe delivery.
  • Installation and Support: Aicrane’s project consultants and service team visited the customer during the installation phase, providing guidance and support to ensure seamless integration and functionality.
Pulley Block Accessories of Heavy Duty Boat Winch
Pulley Block Accessories of Heavy Duty Boat Winch
Boat Slipway
Boat Slipway

Parameters of the Cutomized Slipway Winches

AQ-JM 30 Ton Electric Heavy Duty Boat Winch in Nigeria
AQ-JM 30 Ton Electric Heavy Duty Boat Winch in Nigeria
Model AQ-JM 30 Ton
Workload 300KN
Rated speed 9 m/min
Drum capacity 400m
Motor power 55KW
Voltage/frequency 400V/50Hz/3phase
Operation method Electric control box button + remote control
Other requirements with galvanized steel wire rope, the diameter of the wire rope is 42mm; Epoxy paint is required, and the thickness of the paint film should reach 200um.
AQ-JM 5 Ton Electric Winch in Nigeria
AQ-JM 5 Ton Electric Winch in Nigeria
Model AQ-JM 5 Ton
Workload 50KN
Rated speed 10 m/min
Drum capacity 50m
Motor power 11KW
Voltage/frequency 400V/50Hz/3phase
Operation method Electric control box button + remote control
Other requirements with galvanized steel wire rope, and the diameter of the wire rope is 16mm.

12 Ton Waterfall Hydraulic Winch Installation in the Philippines

A 12 ton waterfall hydraulic winch has been successfully installed at Manila Port in the Philippines. This 12 ton waterfall hydraulic winch for the Philippines, featuring a double drum design and powered by a hydraulic pump station, plays a crucial role in ensuring accurate sea positioning for our client’s operations.

12 Ton Waterfall Hydraulic Heavy Duty Boat Winch
12 Ton Waterfall Hydraulic Heavy Duty Boat Winch for Positioning

Aicrane established a branch office in the Philippines. Leveraging the expertise and support of our local engineers, the installation process was executed seamlessly and efficiently. Following the successful installation and thorough debugging process, the hydraulic winch has been consistently delivering exceptional performance, exceeding our customer’s expectations.

12-Ton Hydraulic Winch For Barge
12 Ton Hydraulic Heavy Duty Boat Winch For Barge

The advanced features of this hydraulic winch include a rope arranging device, which enhances operational efficiency by streamlining rope management. Its hydraulic pump station provides a potent power source, ensuring reliable and consistent performance in various operational scenarios. The incorporation of remote control operation further adds to the winch’s convenience, allowing operators to manage operations from a distance with ease.


Our customer in the Philippines has expressed their satisfaction with both the performance of the winch in the Philippines and our service.

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Features of Heavy Duty Boat Winch

Heavy duty boat winches are designed for handling heavy loads and performing various tasks on boats, marine vessels, and offshore platforms. Here are some key features of heavy duty boat winches:

  • Durable Construction: Heavy duty boat winches are constructed using high-quality materials such as stainless steel, marine-grade aluminum, and corrosion-resistant coatings to withstand harsh marine environments. This ensures long-term durability and reliability, even in saltwater and corrosive conditions.
  • Powerful Motor: They are equipped with powerful electric, hydraulic, or pneumatic motors that provide sufficient torque and pulling force to lift heavy loads and perform tasks such as anchor handling, mooring, and cargo handling on ships and offshore installations.
  • Motor for Heavy Duty Boat Winch
    Motor for Heavy Duty Boat Winch
  • Multiple Speeds and Control Options: Many heavy duty boat winches feature variable speed settings and control options, allowing operators to adjust the winch’s speed and torque according to the specific task requirements. This versatility makes them suitable for a wide range of marine applications. There are slow speed winch and fast speed winch.
  • Safety Features: Safety is a priority in marine operations, and heavy duty boat winches are equipped with various safety features such as overload protection systems, emergency stop buttons, automatic brake mechanisms, and fail-safe controls to prevent accidents and ensure operator safety.
  • Weatherproof and Sealed: To withstand exposure to water, salt, and harsh weather conditions, heavy duty boat winches are often weatherproof and sealed to prevent water ingress and corrosion. This ensures reliable performance and minimizes maintenance requirements.
  • Versatile Mounting Options: They can be mounted on various locations on a boat or vessel, including the deck, bow, stern, or specialized mounting platforms, depending on the specific application and operational needs.
  • Remote Control Capability: Many modern heavy duty boat winches come with remote control capabilities, allowing operators to control the winch’s operations from a safe distance, enhancing operational efficiency and safety.
  • Control Console
    Control Console of Heavy Duty Boat Winch
    Remote Control For Heavy Duty Boat Winch
    Remote Control For Heavy Duty Boat Winch

Overall, heavy duty boat winches are essential equipment for marine operations, providing the necessary power, durability, and safety features to handle heavy loads and perform critical tasks on boats, ships, and offshore installations.

Our Services As a Winch Manufacturer

Aicrane is a leading manufacturer of winches, offering a comprehensive range of winch solutions tailored to various industries and applications. We have several winch manufacturing services for our clients:

  • Product Diversity: We specialize in designing and producing a wide variety of winches, including electric winches, hydraulic winches, marine winches, and construction winches. Our diverse product line ensures that we can meet the specific needs of different industries and applications.
  • Our Heavy Duty Boat Winch Manufacturing Workshop
    Our Heavy Duty Boat Winch Manufacturing Workshop
  • Customization: Aicrane understands that every project and application is unique. Therefore, we offer customization options for our winches to ensure they perfectly fit our customers’ requirements. Whether it’s modifying the load capacity, drum size, speed, or control system, we can tailor our winches to meet specific project demands. We can also provide combined mooring or positioning system solution for vessels or offshore platform.
  • Aicrane Engineer Team
    Aicrane engineer team provides Customized Solution
  • Global Reach: With a global presence and distribution network, Aicrane serves customers worldwide. Our experienced sales and technical teams are dedicated to providing comprehensive support, including consultation, installation guidance, training, and after-sales service, ensuring a seamless experience for our customers.
  • After-sales Service for Heavy Duty Boat Winches
    After-sales Service for Heavy Duty Boat Winches
  • Industry Expertise: With years of experience in the winch manufacturing industry, Aicrane has accumulated extensive knowledge and expertise. We understand the unique challenges and requirements of different industries, allowing us to offer informed recommendations and solutions that address our customers’ needs effectively.

Overall, Aicrane’s winch manufacturing services combine product diversity, customization, quality, innovation, global reach, and industry expertise to deliver reliable and efficient winch solutions for various applications across industries.

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