Winch System Cormac 4

Field of research: Coastal and Shelf Geology, Seafloor mapping

Institution: Christian-Albrechts University Kiel, Institute of Geosciences, Sedimentology, Shelf Geology
Contact: Dr. rer. nat. Klaus Schwarzer
Location: Gerätepool marin & Hydroakustik Labor, Neufeldtstra§e 10, Bldg. 23

Technical data /Features

  • Structural components: Stainless steel
  • Depth: 1350 mm
  • Height: 1195 mm
  • Width: 1050 mm
  • Drum diameter: 400 mm
  • Flange diameter: 700 mm
  • Length: 443 mm
  • Weight: 475 kg
  • Cable length: 500 m (Rochester Typ A320327)
  • Haule up and hieve down velocity: 1m/s; operation by remote control


Launching and recovering of oceanographic and acoustic equipment, primarily Side-Scan Sonar systems.


Hydroacoustic measurements with towed equipment