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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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ACE Winches has recently been awarded a contract to refurbish a 200te anchor mooring winch package previously supplied in 2007
--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.
TTS Group ASA has through its subsidiary TTS Marine GmbH in Bremen, Germany entered into a new contract for anchor and mooring winches to 11 Ultra Large Container Ships.
Deck machinery consists of anchor windlasses, which are used for anchoring and anchor hoisting, and mooring winches, which are used to moor a vessel to a pier or berthing facilities.
It is equipped with a Manitowoc crane, six mooring winches, two generator sets and three engines, which provide power to the hydraulic systems.
Its products include air and water cooled compressors, steering gear (ram type, rotary vane and others), as well as a wide range of deck machinery (anchor and mooring winches, capstans, winches for AHTS and research vessels, etc.).
The vessel will be equipped with a main crane and other equipment including six mooring winches, three gensets, jacking systems, power packs, pumps and other miscellaneous equipment.