GMC Produkt is a manufacturer of cranes, winches and lifting equipment. Other products and services include: industrial cleaning equipment and a full range of fire fighting products and services.
Main areas of use for GMC cranes include: ROV operation, Offshore vessels, Workshop, Provision, Service, Basket operation, Rescue, Hose handling, Fish loading and Cargo handling.
GMC Produkt provides cost effective solutions by utilising crane technology of the highest marine quality. More than 700 GMC cranes have been manufactured to ship and rig owners world wide.
The cranes are manufactured in accordance with Norwegian Standard 5514, F.E.M. crane standard and DIN 15018. On request, certificates are available from DnV, GL, LRS, ABS, NK or other certifying institutions.
Winches and hoists from GMC are heavy duty equipment, particularly suitable for working in difficult environments such as Offshore, Marine, Public Works, Heavy Industries, Mining, etc. Each unit is provided with test certificate covering construction and performance.
Product range includes: Air Winches, Man-rider Winches, Air Hoists, Hydraulic Winches, Hydraulic Hoists, Electro-hydraulic Power Packs, Manual Chain, Lever and Wire Hoists, Manual and geared trolleys, Combination hoist and trolley in standard or lowheadrooms and Optional corrosion and spark resistant equipment and overload clutches.
It is a well-known industry challenge to operate floating drilling rigs safely at all times during completion, well testing, well intervention / work over riser (WOR) operations.
Higher pressure-rated WOR systems combined with year-round operations in harsh environment areas of the world have increased the probability for catastrophic events and equipment damage during well testing and workover operations.
The GMC Weak Link system (patent pending) is specifically designed and manufactured to minimise any potential for and to avoid damages to derrick and/or drilling rig travelling assembly and load path equipment, resulting from drill string compensator failure or misuse.
The GMC Weak Link system's features include:
GMC Group was established in 1973 as a service and sales company to the offshore and marine industry. Today the group has an annual turnover of around €90 million and 350 employees. The group have personnel within all trades who operate a modern base with a 200m deep water quay outside Stavanger, Norway. The group also has several other workshops and a floating dock with a 4,500t capacity.