Case Studies

ACE Winches delivers world leading riser installation solution

A challenging new design for ACE Winches, the client required a significantly smaller riser pull-in equipment package than the traditional model to be incorporated into their existing framework on the main deck level on the Lucius spar platform.

With limited deck space and extreme operating…

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Electric Deck Winch Package for Seven Arctic

Built in 2017, operating globally including in arctic conditions the vessel is for used primarily for laying flexibles and subsea construction. The vessel required a deck winch spread to assist with controlling large structures on deck.

The package comprised of two ACE 10te Electric Drum Winches,…

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ACE 500te Reel Drive System for Prelude FLNG project

The scope of work seen ACE Winches spool 4400m of umbilical, with a diameter of 229mm on to a 12.2m reel.

ACE Winches supplied a total of ten qualified commissioning engineers and technicians to assemble the ACE 500te Reel Drive System on the quayside, before operations commenced, with a further…

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ACE 800te Linear Winch for Al Dabb’iya Surface facility

The 800te linear winch consists of two grippers; wire rope passes through the grippers that extend and retract for either pull-in or pay-out of wire rope. The gripper jaws are interchangeable to enable the unit to be used with different wire diameters.

Al Dabbi’iya Phase III is part of the ADCO…

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ACE 550te Linear Winch Package for Tuxpan Pipeline Project

The ACE 550te Linear Winch package performed the pull-out of the bundled pipeline, which was assembled onshore and fed into the shore crossing tunnel as the bundle is pulled from an offshore vessel, Quanta Iroquois.

The length of the shore crossing tunnel was 2,225m from the onshore entry point to…

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Linear Winch Package for Manifa Field Shore Pull-in project

Successfully completing the pipeline shore approaches works at KSA Manifa and Tanajib for Saipem, ACE Winches supplied an ACE 500te SWL Hydraulic Linear Winch Package and associated personnel.

The Manifa water injection system consisted of four main pipeline flanks. The injection system is…

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Linear Winch Package for CELSE Gas Pipeline project, Brazil

The ACE 500te Linear Winch package carried out the pull-in operations of a 18” natural gas pipeline
running from the SSY base to shore, encompassing an offshore section of 6.5 km and a buried onshore
section of 1.5 km long.

Sergipe Thermoelectric Power Plant is located in Barra dos Coqueiros and…

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ACE 500te Linear Winch Package for Stampede Project

The Linear Winch successfully installed eight steel catenary risers into dedicated hang-off porches for the tension leg platform pontoons.

The client required a minimum safe working load of 300mt suitable for a wire rope of 92mm diameter.

The Stampede project includes the development of the Pony…

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ACE Overboarding System package for Quad 204 Project

ACE Winches completed a scope of work as part of a subsea infrastructure project in the Loyal field, west of the Shetland Islands. Quad204 is the redevelopment of the Schiehallion and Loyal fields, located 175 km west of Shetland and 15 km north of the Foinaven field.


The complete project will…

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800te and 100te Linear Winch Packages for Johan Sverdrup Project

The ACE 800te Linear Winch package was used for the pull-in operations of a 36” oil export pipeline into Mongstad oil terminal through a 48” diameter 800m long borehole.


The Johan Sverdrup field is located in the Utsira High area in the North Sea, 155 kilometers west of Stavanger at water depths…

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