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Umbilical Cable Winch (GPL)

Goal Post Levelwind

Umbilical Cable Winch, Goal Post Levelwind

The SOSI Series UCW-40000GPL Umbilical Cable Winches are designed for large ROV umbilical storage and handling operations. Designed for rugged shipboard use and are easy to install on your own vessel, or vessels of opportunity. Their quality open frame steel construction and epoxy finish provide long life even in the harshest marine environments. The UCW’s simple design and proven components assure reliable operation that you can depend upon.

The UCW-4000 GPL utilizes an open tubular frame design and is delivered with separate Hydraulic Power Units. This unit is a Goal Post Levelwind (GPL) and can be fitted with a variety of drum widths, cable storage capacities, line pulls, line speeds, horsepower and standard as well as optional features as listed.

Thank you for reviewing the UCW-4000 GPL. Please contact our helpful technical staff if you require assistance with this product. Our team of skilled engineers, designers and trained technicians are ready to assist you with product modifications and solutions to meet your most demanding requirements.

Be it an existing product or a customized package—our mission is to offer innovative engineering, design and quality manufacturing at realistic cost for our diverse and growing global customer base.

Features & Options

Standard Features
Separate Electro-Hydraulic Power Unit
Hydrostatic Drive
Electro-Active Right Angle Levelwind
Fail-safe Hydraulic Brake
Proportional Remote Control Valve
Stainless Piping & Fittings
Lifting Frame
Slip Ring AssemblyCable Speed
Scope & Load Display
Stainless Steel Drip Pans
LeBus Grooved Drum Covers
Lift Frame Certification


Technical Specifications
Drum capacity 14,500 ft. (1.62" cable) HPU length 98 in.
Line pull 40,000 lb. (bare drum) Depth 48 in.
Line speed 0-100 fpm (full drum) Height 75.4 in.
Winch:   • Length 187.63 in. Levelwind:   • Length 222 in.
    • Depth 95.25 in.     • Depth 90 in.
    • Height 112.62 in.     • Height 68 in.
Drum:   • Diam. 65.5 in. Electrical (HPU) 100 hp, 460 VAC
125 A, 60 Hz, 3 Phase
    • Flange diam. 94 in. Weight:   • Winch 39,800 lb.
    • Drum width 144 in.     • Levelwind 9,800 lb.
            • HPU 4,600 lb.


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