Newport Shipyard Sees Increased Efficiency Thanks To Small Shipyard Grant Program

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A few years ago Newport Shipyard, in Rhode Island, realized they were was struggling to get certain refit jobs because of the added costs of getting certain size vessels into their building. Already having three Marine Travelift mobile boat hoists on-site they quickly came to the conclusion that a custom 200CII Marine Travelift could maximize […]

The Hydrostatic Drive System – Powering the Industry Forward

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Marina industry leaders and customers alike are seeing the immediate benefits of utilizing the Hydro M_Drive marine forklift for their business. In just the last two years alone, we have tripled (yes, tripled) our product line to offer more capacities, shorter wheelbase options, and different mast configurations that best suit our customer’s needs as well […]

Safety Components Designed to Offer a Higher Level of Consistency

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At Marine Travelift, we hold ourselves to a very high standard. We’ve experienced firsthand the hard work it takes to build a reputation on performance, which is why we have remained the world’s premier and most experienced manufacturer of boat handling equipment for over half a century. Our forklift line, first introduced over 25 years […]

Turning Radius vs. Wheelbase

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As boats continue to grow in size, so too does the need for a marine forklift with higher lifting capacities and easier operation. Dry stack facilities around the world are continuously looking to upgrade and grow their business with a more durable and reliable forklift capable of meeting their needs through increased precision and efficiency. […]

Proper Sling Use and Safety Guidelines

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Marine Travelift boat hoist sling inspection and replacement guidelines are critical to the productivity of your machine and marina. By following the recommended inspection and maintenance procedures below, your marina will maximize its efficiency for the long haul and ensure that each pick is handled in the safest way possible.   Inspections Before the first […]

The Hydro M_Drive – Designed with your Profitability in Mind

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“Our drivers have adapted quickly and easily to the hydrostatic drive on the Hydro M_Drive marine forklift. From a driver’s perspective, the forklift is intuitive and the hydrostatic drive becomes muscle memory after driving only a few times.” – Cape Haze Marina    The continuous innovative solutions made to the Hydro M_Drive forklift are designed […]