ACE Winches has announced a new 500 te Linear Winch to its range of specialised deck equipment.

The new 500te Linear Winch has been designed, engineered and manufactured at ACE Winches facilities in Aberdeenshire, UK.  The company said the new product is now in its final stages of FAT testing, with mobilisation scheduled for mid-December 2016 for its first contract.  The contract will conclude in early 2017 when the unit will be available for hire.

ACE Winches managed the operations whilst witnessed and approved by the client.

ACE Winches has designed, manufactured and delivered in the last 12 months a chain winch package to support operations on the Ichthys LNG project in Australia.  The chain winch package will be used to pull the heaviest chains ever installed by the client, with a diameter of 178mm Additionally, ACE Winches manufactured two 50 Tonne WLL twin Chainlifter Hydraulic winches along with a 576kW Containerised Safe Area Electric Hydraulic Power Unit (HPU) and two 76kW Containerised Safe Area Electric HPU’s for the project.