Hercules Hydraulics Appoint Beta Marine

Hercules Hydraulics have appointed Beta Marine as their distributor for the UK Inland Waterways market. 

Beta MarineThe two companies have worked closely together for many years and have immense experience and expertise in providing hydraulic propulsion solutions. They offer a range of high quality, robust and reliable components to fulfil bespoke needs including hydraulic motors with drive pod and mounted propeller, hydraulic pumps, oil coolers, control valves and reservoir tanks.

Hydraulic propulsion offers many advantages such as simple installation, multiple drive systems and instant response and under the new arrangement UK sales will be handled by Beta Marine with any technical support being provided by Hercules Hydraulics.

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ISO Accreditation

As you may have seen in our latest newsletter, Hercules Hydraulics has now successfully achieved Accreditation for ISO 9001.

This is something that has been on our radar for a while and we have finally, and successfully, taken the plunge. Needless to say, we are delighted and hope you find our accreditation reassuring.

To view our certificate click here

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Hydraulic and Electrical Control System for New Netter

Amanda of Ladram

A complete hydraulic and electrical control system has been designed, supplied and installed by Hercules Hydraulics on the first new 20.4 metre Netter to be built in the UK for almost 20 years

“Working with Parkol Marine Engineering on the new vessel, Amanda of Ladram, gave us the opportunity to continue our working relationship with the company and a great opportunity to design a modern, efficient and user-focussed system for the vessel due to enhance the modern fleet operated by Waterdance,”

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Hercules Hydraulics System for New Landing Utility Vessel

19m LUV

A comprehensive hydraulic system has been designed and installed by Hercules Hydraulics on a new 19 metre Aquaculture support vessel recently delivered to Organic Sea Harvest.

The RoRo Landing Utility Vessel, which is destined for the Isle of Skye, was delivered by Damen Shipyards. Working closely with builders, Coastal Workboats Scotland, Hercules Hydraulics designed, supplied, installed and commissioned the entire hydraulic system including cylinders for lowering and raising the ramps, capstan control valves and a system control panel mounted in the wheel house.



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Chain Gypsy Launched

A hydraulic Chain Gypsy has been added to our range of hydraulic winches and equipment. 

Designed to simplify the lowering of an anchor chain into a locker, the new mild steel Chain Gypsy is designed for a 14mm chain but can be specified with a drum to suit any size of anchor chain.

The unit features a devils claw and a manual brake with an emergency release and is suitable for a variety of fishing and fish farming applications.

The Chain Gypsy joins our extensive range of winches and other hydraulic equipment suitable for potting, beaming, scalloping, trawling or mid water fishing, examples of which will be on display at the exhibitions we are attending this year. 



NFPC Industry Open Day 2019

We will, once again, be exhibiting at the NFPC Industry Open Day Event on 20thFebruary in Worksop, Nottinghamshire and would love to meet you there.  

There are a number of lectures during the day and a free buffet lunch and refreshments are provided to all of those attending. There is car parking available on site.

For more information and to register just click here 


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