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Porta-Davit Cranes

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Our Porta-Davit Cranes are a lightweight solution to heavy lifting. Supporting both goods and personnel lifting applications, these devices are flexible, portable and made in a high-strength aluminium. When folded down, they become easy to transport and carry by a single person. Alternatively, and when the unit is required, they can be rapidly deployed for quick use.

Designed with innovation and user-demand in mind, they are available in a number of models to suit various tasks – including the Porta Davit 1000, Porta-Davit Quantum, Porta-Davit Base and various Optional Extras. Browse our extensive range and ensure lifting safety with these incredible devices. 


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Lift easily with our range of Porta-Davit Cranes!

Our Porta-Davit Cranes are easy to operate, pickup-and-go lifting systems. They are uniquely designed to ensure rapid assembly to meet manual handling demands and requirements. Their anodised finish ensures they are virtually maintenance-free and resistant to corrosion and long-term wear.

Porta-Davit Quantum

The ultra-light model of the Porta-Davit range, the Quantum can be rapidly deployed as the unit only weighs 18.5 kg (when fully assembled). Boasting a lifting capacity of up to 600 kg, it can be manually operated by one person, while still providing a lightweight solution to heavy goods and personnel lifting. It features an integrated carry handle for easy transportation and assembly.

  • Innovative head design with three sheaves and dual winch position.
  • Lightweight and transportable.
  • Quick and easy to assemble with the use of just one pin (no tools required).
  • Working Load Limit for Goods is up to 600 kg; for personnel up to 300 kg.
  • Can be rotated 360° under a full load.
  • Engineered design with bespoke sections for light and portable abilities.
  • Accessories include winches, chain blocks and socket extensions.
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Porta-Davit Quantum

Porta-Davit 1000

Adding to the family of Porta-Davit Cranes, the Porta-Davit 1000 is an ideal model for heavier lifting tasks. It has a capacity of 1000 kg and ensures safety is paramount in all operations. The unit has a 1200 mm radius.  Customised versions are available with reduced capacity that can extend to 2500 mm. The total assembly weighs 39 kg. A handy carry bag is provided for transport and protection – it fits into a typical service van with ease.

  • Lightweight and robust.
  • Easy to operate (one person).
  • Rapid to assemble with just three components (no tools required).
  • Working Load Limit for goods of up to 1000 kg; for personnel of up to 300 kg.
  • Can be rotated 360° under a full load. 
  • Engineered with easy radius adjustment.
  • Raised jib foot for over-reach applications.
  • Engineered design with bespoke sections for light and portable abilities.
  • Multiple winches, socket and lift solutions available.
  • System design safety factors greater than 4:1 with kingpin to provide overload protection.

Porta Davit PD1000


The Porta-Base is specially designed for the Porta-Davit 500 model. It is a flexible and portable socket base with a range of benefits. This additional accessory removes any need for permanent socket installation.

  • Eliminates installation costs for mounting plates.
  • Adjustable legs for uneven surfaces.
  • Constructed in an anodised aluminium design with a yellow powder coat finish.
  • 4 configurations of 90°, 180°, 360° and 270° counterbalanced with up to 1000 mm radius.
  • Compliant with manual handling standards.


Sockets and Accessories

Porta-Davit Cranes also can be equipped with a wide range of accessories. There are a variety of sockets available to suit davit mounting requirements. Talk with our sales representatives to determine the best solution for your application!

Need a different type of lifting solution?

Check out our other lightweight solutions, include the Porta-Gantry Rapide or the heavier duty Porta-Gantry.

Product Variations

Image Description Product Code Price (excl. GST)  

Winch Mounting Bracket Pfaff for Porta-Davit backstay


Manual Goods Winch Pfaff Layback
Fitted with10m 316SS lift wire
WLL 500 kg


Porta-Davit Quantum 1
Hoist and mounts ordered separately


Porta-Davit Quantum 1 with hand winch
Mounts ordered separately


Porta-Davit Quantum 2
Hoist and mounts ordered separately


Porta-Davit Quantum 2 with hand winch
Mounts ordered separately


Porta-Davit 1000kg
Hoist and mounts ordered separately


Porta-Davit flush mount socket – 65mm


Porta-Davit top mount socket – 65mm


Porta-Davit top mount socket – 90mm
Only fits the LPD1000


Porta-Davit flush mount socket – 90mm


Porta-Davit flush mount socket – 65mm (resin bonded to concrete)


Porta-Davit side mount socket – 65mm


Porta-Davit socket extension 500mm


Porta-Davit socket extension 800mm


Porta-Davit socket extension 1100mm


Porta-Davit 90 degree leg mount option


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