ship winch / for tugboats / towing / hydraulic drive



  • Application domain:

    for ships, for tugboats

  • Use:


  • Drive mechanism:

    hydraulic drive

  • Technology:

    single-drum, double-drum


With their high speed render and recovery, towing winches are mostly used on the decks of tugboats and can be configured according to the client’s requirements and specifications. They can have any desired capacity and can be powered by hydraulic or electric drives. The stronger a towing winch is, the better the performance.
Towing winches can include additional functions, depending on their utility, such as passive or active heave compensation, control systems, power units, constant tension and many more. At DMT, our specialists can supply you not only with the device itself, but also with spare parts and components such as power packs, capstans, tugger winches, power packs, towing hooks, provision cranes, shark jaws and many more.
Towing winches can be used at a pulling force up to 350 tons and braking force up to 650 tons.