mooring winch

mooring winch

[′mu̇r·iŋ ‚winch]
(naval architecture)
A hydraulic, electric, or steam machine on a ship used to haul in mooring lines when securing the ship to a pier or wharf.
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Jacks may be: with self stowing mooring winch- equipped with a mooring winch drum which is wound a rope is recovered according to the draft Standing ship, the operation varies rapidly, the voltage (tension winch)--self recovery winch fitted with a device that may be set to continuously adjust the strap tension mooring.
Romica Engineering Ltd (REL) have inked a deal with the British National Oceanography Centre (NOC) to supply a containerised deep-ocean mooring winch system.
Founded in 2003, REL provides British oceanographic research centre with mooring winch solutions and the new deal builds on earlier supplied containerised winches to other customers.