Ace Winches

Lifting, Pulling, Deploying.

ACE Winches

In 2017 Balmoral Group made a strategic decision to invest and become a partner in ACE Winches. Both companies recognise the synergies that exist in their respective organisations and are now working together to develop their joint offering on a global basis.

ACE Winches is a recognised leader in the design, manufacture and hire of lifting, pulling and deploying solutions and the provision of associated personnel for the oil and gas, marine, decommissioning, civil engineering and renewable energy markets. The company has a working base in Norway and is operational via global representation in more than 50 countries.

Having won two Queen’s Awards for international trade, ACE Winches manages total project solutions from concept to manufacture, testing, installation, commissioning, operation, training and ongoing client support.

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ACE Engineering

ACE Winches is committed to a first-class engineering service driven by the desire to provide a solution to any challenge.

The company’s experienced team of specialist engineers has amassed many years’ of experience defining the turnkey design and manufacture of winches and deck machinery, ensuring delivery to client timescales, budgets and specifications.

Within ACE Engineering a dedicated Research and Development department heralds a new age of innovation in deck machinery. The R&D team is focused on the development of patented equipment to provide tailored, industry-leading concepts.

ACE Manufacturing

ACE Manufacturing is a turnkey provider with a proven track record in the design, manufacture, testing and installation of high quality standard and bespoke winching equipment and deck machinery.

Dedicated in-house design, engineering and manufacturing capabilities, coupled with specialist expertise, enables the production of tailored solutions within short lead times.

All equipment is CE marked as standard and is designed in compliance with industry certification as required by the client and regulation bodies.

ACE Hire

ACE Hire Division supplies a comprehensive range of winch and deck machinery equipment for rental on floating vessels, fixed offshore installations and land-based projects.

The ACE Hire fleet comprises thousands of units, allowing mobilisation of bespoke packages to suit all client requirements on both short and long term projects. All equipment is subject to rigorous testing and conforms to relevant EU and international safety directives.

ACE Hire Personnel supports clients by offering multi-disciplined personnel that are fully qualified to commission and operate all types of deck and platform equipment on a worldwide basis.

ACE Services

ACE Services offers a range of maintenance contracts, upgrades and commissioning services for clients requiring existing machinery refurbishment – whether originally supplied by ACE Winches or any third party.

ACE Services also provides a product sourcing facility to supply third party products including spare parts, wire ropes, hydraulic and electrical components. All equipment is subject to comprehensive testing prior to delivery.

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A world class engineering service

Within ACE Winches a dedicated engineering department delivers a new age of innovation in deck machinery developing patented equipment and solution-led concepts.

The company’s team of specialist engineers has the experience to manage all types of mechanical, hydraulic and electronic engineering projects and successfully deliver technically advanced solutions.

ACE Winches offers a flexible approach with a wide range of engineering skills supported by first class workshop and testing facilities.

The company has successfully delivered products and services to the following global industry sectors:

  • Oil & gas, subsea and marine construction
  • Offshore riser installations
  • Well intervention / IWOCS equipment
  • Shore approach / pipeline pull-ins
  • Topside and jacket tie down and floatovers
  • FPSO and vessel mooring systems
  • Offshore wind
  • Decommissioning
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