Aicrane slipway winches are suitable for use in a wide range of locations where vessels are launched, towed, docked and maintained. We offer a complete range of friction slipway winches, including pulley blocks, wire rope slings, airbags, etc. In addition, we provide customized solutions for your needs, in order to help you achieve safe and efficient ship towing operations.
Two Effective Ways of Pulling Ships in Slipway Winch
AICRANE Case of Slipway Winch System
Installation time: February, 2021
Type: JMM friction slipway system
Parameters: drum capacity 2000m, rope diameter 44mm
For ship maintenance, repair and launching operations in the shipyard.
How to Choose the Two Ways?
When deciding between marine airbags and rail trolleys for towing your boat, there are several factors to consider in order to determine the most suitable slipway winch equipment for your project.
- Boat size and type
Marine airbags suit large vessels by sufficient buoyancy and smoothness. Rail trolleys are ideal for precise control with small to medium-sized vessels.
- Equipment cost and investment
Marine airbags are versatile in various water conditions, while rail trolleys require tracks, limiting their suitability in certain environments.
- Environmental Adaptability
Marine airbags are costlier upfront but economical for larger boats and extended use, while rail trolleys are budget-friendly for short-term needs.
- Operational control requirements
Rail trolleys provide precise control and adaptability, while marine airbags may require more manual control for smooth water entry.
Customize Your Unique Slipway Winch Solution!
- Your ship size and weight;
- Moving distance of the ship;
- By using marine airbags or rail trolleys;
- Other special requirements.
If you require assistance, don’t hesitate to contact our experienced winch experts. Our team is eager to assist you in selecting the optimal slipway winch for your needs.
We provide customized slipway winch solutions, which are designed and manufactured according to customer needs and work scenarios.
Our professional team provides customers with comprehensive technical support, including installation, commissioning, training and maintenance.
We provide comprehensive after-sales service, including troubleshooting, spare parts supply, repair and upgrade, etc., to ensure that customers’ equipment is always in the best condition.
We have established overseas offices in many countries, such as the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Uzbekistan, etc., in order to respond to customer needs in a timely manner.