Planned and preventative maintenance programmes can at times be difficult for customers to achieve due to insufficient resource availability caused by sudden increases in workload and the need to prioritise reactive maintenance tasks.

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Maritime Cranes and Components Ltd can offer complete maintenance and support packages, utilising highly trained and experienced personnel. This service is backed up by complete technical and engineering support and is designed to supplement the client’s existing engineering capability.

  • Improved equipment performance and availability
  • Reduced downtime
  • Extension of equipment life/reduction of stock spare parts
  • Compliance with statutory regulations and legislation
  • Specialist skills and knowledge
  • Permanent and non-permanent
  • Routine servicing programme
  • Preventative maintenance


Maritime Cranes and Components offers a service to upgrade and repair mechanical handling equipment in order to achieve improved reliability. Design and verification works undertaken in conjunction with our highly experienced industry partners.

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Typical modifications that can be completed include:

  • Control system upgrades and replacement
  • Replacement of winch systems including gearbox, motor and brake components.
  • Rail clamps and storm brake systems
  • Disk brake systems
  • Crane anti-collision systems
  • Replacement of equalisers and bogies with direct drive motor / gearbox systems
  • Installation of load weighing systems
  • Operator access lift
  • Sheave, pulley replacement
  • Installation of rotating hooks
  • Hydraulic grab systems
  • Spreader installations


Maritime Cranes and Components Ltd in conjunction with our highly experienced industry partners has considerable experience in the refurbishment and modernisation of cargo handling equipment including cranes, spreaders and grabs.

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Major benefits of refurbishment include reduced costs and timescales compared to new equipment, client involvement in selection of drives, controls, motors and gearboxes in order to rationalise spare part stockholding and availability.

A typical refurbishment comprises:

  • Restoration of damaged and corroded structures
  • Corrosion treatment including blasting and painting
  • Replacement of access platforms
  • Testing and overhaul of mechanical and electrical components including motors, gearboxes and brake systems
  • Installation of new drives and control systems and wiring throughout including festoon, cable reel and energy chain systems
  • Replacement of wheels, sheaves, pins, bushes, bearings and slew rings
  • Replacement of operator cab
  • Wire rope replacement
  • Rail replacement
  • Commissioning, proof load testing and certification


The supply of high quality, traceable spare parts is a large part of our business

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We are able to provide parts for the following:

Seward Wyon

Maritime Cranes and Components have access to all past Seward Wyon project information, including designs, drawings and procurement requirements. We are able to remanufacture parts, or source identical parts direct from OEM’s. Customers can be confident that we have the most up to date revision history and knowledge in order to supply parts correctly and to the required quality levels. In addition to spare parts, we are able to re-manufacture complete components to the exact original design and quality requirements including crane mats, spreader beams, access platforms, rigs / jigs etc.

NDC Cranes

As UK and Ireland sales and support agent for NDC Cranes we are not only able to provide spare parts for all NDC equipment, but we also have direct access to the highly experienced crane design and manufacturing team based in the Netherlands. This ensures that we are able to reverse engineer and manufacture components to suit most cranes, including structural components, bogies, wheels, winch systems, operator cabins and crane control systems.


We have a stock of spare parts available for a short delivery time, for both sfPORTEQ equipment and other spreader equipment suppliers. We are able to assist customers with their spare parts technical requirements. The following provides a basic overview of the most common spare parts held in stock, please contact us to check availability of other components:

sfPORTEQ Spare Parts Page

Twistlock pins

The most essential part on a spreader, without the twistlock pin, spreaders simply will not work. We are able to supply twistlock pins for both our spreaders as well as other spreader suppliers, including headblock twistlock pins. All of the pins are produced with the best available material on the market.

Electrical Components

We have a wide range of electrical components available for supply. Examples include sensors, cable connectors for both sensors and hydraulic valves, power supplies, contactors, relay’s, electrical motors and any other electrical component that you will need for your spreader system.

Hydraulic components

We have a wide range of spare parts for hydraulic components and are continuously helping customers with special design and supply of parts. Examples include hydraulic cylinders, motors, pumps, hoses, seal kits and valves.

Mechanical Components

Produced in-house, wide ranging mechanical spare parts for your equipment with the latest material available on the market. Examples include guide arms, cable chains, wear plates, bearings, chains and gearboxes.


Crane condition surveys, and thorough inspections to LOLER and BS7121 requirements, are undertaken by our competent qualified engineers.

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NDT inspection is completed using UKAS accredited contractors.

Maritime Cranes and Components can assist clients with assessments of cranes and equipment, and recommendations prior to purchase, refurbishment or repairs.

Crane damage assessment and reporting for insurers, producing reports for replacement costs for cranes and material handling equipment.