Case Studies

ACE Winches secures contract for a 500te Reel Drive System to Oceaneering

The 500te RDS was designed and manufactured at ACE Winches facilities. The product range includes a 200te and a 400te RDS  which were  developed for high tension spooling and have been used in the deployment and recovery of subsea products such as umbilicals, risers and flow lines, flexible…

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ACE Winches provides mooring system on the Iron Lady Barge

ACE Winches manufacture a range of standard and bespoke drum winches, available in single or double drum configurations. Drum winches are designed to be utilized for hoisting, deployment, mooring and general pulling applications and, depending on the size and power requirement, can be…

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ACE delivers subsea infrastructure project

The complete project will see an existing floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel replaced with a larger, purpose-built FPSO to accommodate new field tie-ins. The development of additional wells and the installation of new subsea infrastructures in neighbouring fields are also…

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10 Point Mooring System

Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm

A 10 point mooring spread was required to lay 3 export cables from Greater Gabbard Wind Farm to the Suffolk coast. Greater Gabbard is a 504MW wind farm on sandbanks 23km off the coast.

In addition to cable lay operations the ACE Winches system was used on board…

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Pull Ahead Winch Package

Robin Rigg Wind Farm

Various hire winch packages supplied to the UR101 Barge. The vessel is a pontoon equipped for cable lay work.

ACE Winches equipment included a pull ahead winch package and constant tension cable plough winch packages used in cable
lay operations.


  • ACE…

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Winch Guiding Systems

Nordsee One (NI) Offshore Wind Farm
Gode Wind Offshore Wind Farm
Borkum Riffgrund 01 Offshore Wind Farm

Provision of hire winch packages that were installed, commissioned and operated by ACE Hire Personnel. The equipment was used during piling operations and winch guiding equipment assisted with…

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Mooring System, Control System and Shore Pull

Race Bank Wind Farm

Race Bank Wind Farm is a 580MW offshore wind farm (round 2) located 27km north of Blakeney Point off the coast of Norfolk and 28km east of Chapel St Leonards off the Lincolnshire coast in the North Sea.

A 5 Point Mooring Winch Package (identical winches, central control…

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200te Spooling Winch, India

Client   Dolphin Drilling

A 250te spooling winch was designed and manufactured to support rigs operating in India.  The reels were driver by an ACE gear driven unit, retractable via hydraulic arms to allow for the safe loading and unloading of reels.  The unit also had a telescopic base frame…

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Spooling offshore Brazil and West Africa

Client Subsea 7

The 250te capacity diesel hydraulic winches, complete with level wind units, were designed and manufactured by ACE Winches.  The package included a fitted out container of spares, spooling shafts and shaft storage stands. The spooling winches were deployed to client's vessels…

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Spooling and 10 point mooring system

Client SAL Heavy Lift 

ACE Winches supplied and mobilised 10 point mooring system, which included spooling of wire ropes. Mobilised from Singapore to the Cook Inlet in Alaskan waters for the installation of guide piles.

Scope of Supply

  •   8 x ACE 60te WLL Hydraulic Drum Mooring Winches
  •   2 x…

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