Marine Research Winches

Marine Solutions

Built to meet the demands of the environment they work in and the critical tasks they perform, APPI oceanographic and marine research winches can be configured to meet virtually any application.

With the widest range of components available to work from, we have the unique ability to provide winches that are configured to meet your exact requirements for line capacity, line speed, line pull and signal recovery. In addition, our winches and can be powered with DC, AC, hydraulic or pneumatic motors.

Perhaps most importantly, our AutoAdvance Line Spooling Systems ensure perfect line spooling even with a winch positioned at the edge of the deck and even when you are recovering different cable sizes.

When your winching needs are specific, specify APPI.

To discuss project specifics or request a quote contact us at (503) 626-0654.


Columbia Turbine Hoist Assists Maintenance Procedure

Application:  Columbia turbine hoist used to raise and lower submerged turbine for maintenance and adjustments
Customer:  Marine Renewable Energy Collaborative – New England
Location:  Marion, MA
Hoist Model:  Columbia HL12000-2A17-L-02 AC Electric Hoist
Line Pull:  12,000 pounds on the first layer
Line Speed:  5 feet per minute on the first layer
Wire Rope Capacity:  55 feet x 1/2″ stainless steel wire rope with thimble eye
Power Source:  230 VAC / Single Phase / 60 Hz

Columbia ROV Testing Hoist

Application:  Deep Sea ROV Testing Hoist
Customer: 
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Location:  Woods Hole, MA
Hoist Model:  Columbia HD1000-1A17-F-11
Line Pull: 
1,000 pounds on the first layer
Line Speed:  7.7 feet per minute on the first layer (customer requested speed)
Power Source:  115 VAC / Single phase / 60 Hertz
Special Features:  Reduced speed required for testing application…