PALFINGER MARINE offers a wide range of A-Frames with a lifting capacity ranging from 10 - 250 t (other models on request) and a working outreach/in-reach of up to 25 m.

The A-Frames are delivered for either stern or side mounting. A-Frames are delivered according to client’s requirements/specifications. Several options are available. Wire may enter A-Frame directly onto centre sheave or through sheaves up along one of the legs. A-frames can be delivered as single fall models (one cylinder on each side) or with double fall (two hydraulic cylinders on each side) like showing on the picture below.


PALFINGER MARINE’s A-frames are designed for the following purposes:

  • Anchor handling
  • Plough handling
  • Well intervention (module handling)
  • Subsea handling (with use of AHC winch)

On clients request the A-Frames heaves can equipped with a load measuring device.

  • Hydraulic driven
  • SWL from 10 – 250 t
  • Rough design to meet requirements in harsh environments
  • Easy to assemble / disassemble on deck (can easily be moved from vessel to vessel)
  • Local and/or remote control (bridge control)

  • Winches (with or without AHC)
  • Power units (integrated and stand-alone units)
  • Tugger winches
  • Sheave arrangement with lower to deck function
  • Remote control
  • Bolted deck interface
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If you want to contact us, please get in touch with the following, responsible department for Lifting and Handling Equipment.

Lifting and Handling Equipment

Sales Team

Palfinger Marine Norway AS
Nesttunbrekka 97 | 5221 Nesttun | Norway