AHC Crane Control

iSYM Crane Control with AHC

Control system for offshore cranes.

AHC Crane Control

Scantrol AHC can be used for subsea lifting operations as well as lifting operations from onshore installations. Avaliable as a complete system or only AHC controls.

Scantrol AHC gives the operator precise control even in rough weather conditions. The result is increased operational time and minimized weather related downtime.


  • Offshore cranes
  • Subsea cranes
  • Ship to shore and ship to platform lifting operations


  • A proven AHC control system for offshore cranes
  • Standard models range from AHC OEM module to complete crane control systems with AOPS and MOPS
  • Controls both electric and hydraulic winch drives
  • AHC Link saves cost by sharing AHC information when multiple systems are installed onboard a vessel
  • Rope management system monitors the wire or fiber ropes in order to avoid damages and extend the lifetime of the cable.
  • Also includes crane safety functions and interlocks

AHC System Design:

  • A standard AHC control system with configuration options
  • Can be fitted to both new and existing winches
  • AHC Analyzer is a tool for designing the optimum winch to meet required AHC performance or determine AHC performance with an existing winch.


  • Safe and efficient with user-friendly HMI including load charts and sea state dearting
  • Automatic deploy and recovery
  • AHC Performer and Predictor simulates AHC for safer and more reliable operation planning and better operator confidence.
  • Data Recorder records vessel motion, alarms and all winch data continuously during operation.

Test and commissioning:

  • Advanced test tools such as Dynatest, Harbor test and AHC test minimize time for commissioning and sea trial.
  • iSYM Online ensures efficient remote service and support by connecting to the ship’s LAN or via satellite.
  • Training offered for operators and service personnel
  • Supported by winch service engineers


AHC brochure


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