Case Study: Floating Production Storage & Offloading (FPSO)


Customer Location: Various Offshore Sites


Scenario: Customer needed a reliable solution for lowering and raising emergency boats. The customization needed to include:

  1.   Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) facility
  2.   A regulated solution made specifically for explosive, classified areas


Solution: Electric 15T winch that complied with all regulations to operate in explosive, classified areas.

  • The motor, controls and braking system are marked for use in a IECEx Zone 2 Ex eC IIB T3 Gc classified area
  • The starter and pendent comply with regulations and are marked for use in an IECEx Zone 2 Ex dB IIB T3 classified area
  • The winch and componentry are protected with marine 812-X corrosion paint system




  • Electric winch rated on first layer at 38,400 lbs. with a first layer line speed of 20 fpm
  • Drum guarding for increased safety
  • Controls include a magnetic reversing starter mounted on the winch
  • Hand held pendent with 20 feet of pendent cord wired to the magnetic reversing starter
  • Operates on 3-60-460v power
  • MODEL: EP38400-JW111911A


Do you need a floating production storage and offloading facility for your offshore projects? Let Ingersoll Rand customize pulling and lifting equipment like the Electric 15T winch for you today.