Markey Machinery produced its first Hawser winch, designed for spooling high strength synthetic rope, more than three decades ago. Since then Markey engineers have continued to innovate by incorporating features like levelwinds to reduce pull down between lower wraps, automatic gear boxes for on-demand high load and high speed performance, water-cooled dynamic brakes for controlled payout of loaded hawsers, Markey Render/Recover® automatic line tension controls, NexGen programming to prevent electric motor over speeding, and tension monitoring systems for the ultimate in operating safety.
Today, Markey innovations have led to four classes of Hawser winches for ships working in dynamic offshore swells, through the break, and in-harbor:
Whether you need an Electric, Hydraulic, or Diesel driven machine, Markey Machinery can make it happen. Inquire today.