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Bodewes Winches received order traction and storage winches

bodewesDutch Bodewes Winches BV received an order to supply four winches for the construction of two Deep Water Hoisting Systems. Ultimately the systems are to be delivered to the DP2 heavy lift vessel Fairplayer of Jumbo Shipping, extensively covered in last year’s December-edition of ShipBuilding Industry. Bodewes Winches BV has a proven track record in deepwater systems which also show the delivery of traction and storage winches for Heerema Marine Contractors (two A&R winch systems), for Transocean and GlobalSantaFe (three combined 8- and 16-point mooring systems). The total scope of supply includes delivery of four electrically powered winches, two double-drum traction winches and two storage winches.

Traction Winch
Pull: Max. line pull 80 t (incl. dynamic factor)
Speed at nominal line pull: 42,5 m/min
Speed at reduced line pull: 127 m/min
Dimensions of one winch (LxWxH): Approx. 3,000×4,000×2,000 mm
Total weight of one winch : Approx. 32 t

Storage Winch (with integrated spooling device)
Constant tension maximum line pull: 5 t
Capacity: 14,000 m
Number of layers: 16
Speed on all layers: 127 m/min
Dimensions of one winch (LxWxH): Approx. 8,600×7,800×5,600 mm
Total weight of one winch: Approx. 95 t
Wire rope diameter: 50 mm
Wire rope length: 14,000 m
Weight of 14,000 m wire rope: 175 t