Braden Winch Changeout on Appleton Crane

Alatas ServiceField Service
LocationSingapore
Vessel TypeFPSO Floating Production Storage and Offloading
Crane ManufacturerAppleton
Crane ModelSWL 10.0T – 35M
Winch ManufacturerBraden
Winch ModelSB480-115

The FPSO is equipped with an Appleton Offshore Crane, type SB480-115, SWL 10.0T – 35M and required a Braden winch changeout.

The crane is equipped with a Paccar main hoist winch, make Braden Gearmatic, type CH210A and an auxiliary hoist winch x man-riding winch, Braden type PD12C.

Booth winches had reached the end of their service life and were scheduled for replacement.

Alatas Indonesia, an approved Paccar Distribution Centre and Braden Winch distributor supplied new rope winches, and Alatas Singapore attended offshore for the winch change-out and load testing.

Besides work on the Appleton crane, Alatas also carried out a brake stall test on the mooring winches and a condition assessment on the Engine Room Crane. The Windlass brake test kit was also designed, built and supplied by Alatas.

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