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Marine Gangway Manufacturer

Dock & Marine Gangways

marine gangway is a safe way to access barges and ships. These gangways are commonly made of aluminum because of the material's resistance to corrosion. Gangways for marine applications are commonly used by a ship’s crew or passengers to enter or exit a ship or to load cargo. Safe Harbor manufactures high-quality aluminum marine gangways, and dock gangways, and custom marine access systems for all marine applications. 

common features

  • Aluminum gangway with self-leveling treads.
  • Hot dipped galvanized platform and track with bar grating walk surface.
  • Stainless steel control valve enclosure.
  • Float mode (powered gangways only) allows for the gangway to move with the vessel as its freeboard changes during loading/unloading operations.


  • Tankers
  • Docks 
  • Barge Access
  • Naval Vessels
  • Offshore Oil Platforms & Refineries

Customized To Your Specifications

Our telescopic gangways are retracting, two-stage gangways designed for easy extension and retraction. They are constructed to withstand heavy use and are available in a wide range of sizes and styles to handle the capacity and length you require for your application.

marine gangway power options

marine spring balance operation

  • Limited to shorter gangway lengths only
  • Up to 12 steps

Pneumatic Operation

    • Up to 24 steps

Hydraulic Operation

  • Available Voltage: 120/1/60 VAC OR 230/460/3/60 VAC
  • Non - Classified ~ NEMA 4/3R
  • NEMA 7 * 9 / CL 1, DIV 2, GRP C & D
  • Up to 34 steps

other custom dock gangway options

Gangway Width

  • 24" Wide Standard | 30" Wide | 36" Wide
  • Customization available upon request

Tracking Drive

    • Manual (smaller units) | Powered

Tracking Lengths Available

    • 10' ~ 22' In two foot increments
    • Common Length: 20' Aluminum Gangway

Live Load Capacity

  • 500 # | 750 # | 1,000 #

Gangway Hardware

    • Plated Steel | Stainless Steel

Typical Pivot Ranges

    • +/- 15 degrees | +/- 30 degrees
designed using osha standards & regulations

OSHA Standard Compliance

Aluminum gangways and aluminum marine ramps are fabricated to accommodate the movement of the ship and elevation changes resulting from tides and whether the ship is laden with cargo or empty. All of our aluminum marine gangways meet OSHA and OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) standards and can be manufactured to meet industry standards if required.

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At Safe Harbor, we are committed to providing every customer with a solution that exceeds their expectations. From on-site evaluations of bulk loading areas for compliance with OSHA standards to recommendations for customized fall protection, Safe Harbor will be your solutions partner.

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