Adria Winch (Croatia)


Adria winch d.o.o. is a privately owned company from Split Croatia specialised in deck machinery design and manufacture. Company owns 99,5% of Dalstroj a manufacturing facility located in adjacent building. Development of Adria winch is closely linked with University of Split as two of the owners and founders are ex university professors. Main idea of Adria Winch is to function as a design company with focus on innovation and problem solving.

Adria Winch has extensive knowledge and experience in fields of mooring and anchoring as we are a prime supplier of various deck machinery for various type of ships and platforms. Adria winch has unrivalled testing equipment with testing bed for solutions up to 1200kN depending on simulated conditions.

Adria winch experience which will contribute to Flotant:

  • Design of custom solution for hydraulic system
  • Development of control software for complex input parameters
  • Simulation
  • Small scale testing on Adria Winch test bed

Adria Winch employs 22 design engineers both electrical and mechanical.

Main contribution would be optimization of winch reaction time in relationship to input and integrated system of control for multiple points.


FLOTANT has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020
research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 815289