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Special operations / Custom made winches


For special operations we design and produce (on request) the following products:

  • Coupling winches.
  • Pull winches / tensioners.
  • Tugger winches.
  • Towing winches.
  • Dredging winches.
  • Lifting / crane winches.
  • Fishing winches.
  • Umbilical winches.
  • Fuel hose winches.
  • Anchor/mooring winches & capstans
  • And other specialized deck machinery. Contact us for more info.


Product Description

In addition to anchoring and mooring applications winches are widely used in maritime business. There are winches for towing, tugging, dredging, cargo handling and many more applications.

Ambtman Marine has capability and experience to design custom winch of your request.

We offer special operation / custom made winches

We design and supply deck machinery and special winches for various applications, including fishing, coupling, spooling, tugger, anchor drum winches, towing, dredging, fuel hose, etc. winches according to your specifications.

Major features:

  • Creative solutions in design and high quality materials (mass-saving).
  • Advice on optimized deck arrangement design and winch applications for the intended operation.
  • Drive options electric, hydraulic (optional powerpack), combined EH, diesel-driven, pneumatic and manual.
  • Multiple options for controls and monitored operation (load sensing, self-tensioning, etc.)
  • Dutch production.
  • Short delivery times.
  • All major classification certifications.
  • Excellent conservation options.
  • World-wide repair / overhaul and service on existing winches, also for other brands.


Please, send us an enquiry via info@ambtmanmarine.com, describe what kind of windlass you need: required pull, preferred drive, chain/ line diameter, anchor mass/ mooring line length, and other related information. In case you do not know what type of equipment you need we can calculate it for you. In this case, please, provide us with the information about your ship.

Other products

In addition, we supply HHP anchors: AC-14, POOL, SPEK and others on your request.

As alternative to chain cables we offer steel wire rope cables. In order to handle your anchor(s) and chain(s) and to equip your deck with machinery we design and deliver anchoring windlasses and capstans.

In addition to our anchoring equipment we offer mooring solutions: synthetic fiber ropesDyneema ropes, variety of deck fittings and mooring winches and capstans. Moreover, we offer combined winches and capstans applicable for both anchoring and mooring. If none of our anchoring/mooring winches/capstans solutions does not fulfill your needs, we are capable to design a special winch  of basically any application to fulfill your request.