|The Series 250 Escort Winch prior to being mounted on a tug.|
(MANAHAWKIN, NJ – APRIL 10, 2008) – JonRie InterTech introduced their new Series 250 Escort Winch this week to be put into service on the New ASD Rosemary and Andrew McAllister 6800HP tugs.
The winch boats a line pull of 180,000-lbs and a line speed of 150FPM with the capacity to spool 600′ of 8″Cir. Samson Quantum-8 soft line. The winch also features a full Render/Full Recover system and a 600,000-lb static brake. The winch also has a pilothouse control independent level wind with speed control so the winch has the ability to cross weave the line and prevent hawser dive. The 250HP HPU is controlled by a pilothouse joystick or foot control and the system also features dynamic and static touch screen tension panel and real time Tension Telemetry to PDA to determine rope life based on Tension history.