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WO/1999/035513A2
A submarine exploration system comprising at least one submarine assembly having (3) at least one signal detector; and a buoy (5) connected to said submarine assembly, said buoy having wireless communications means for transmitting said ...  
WO/1999/028181A1
The invention relates to a vessel comprising a hull (1) and a cylindrical turret well (3). The vessel can weathervane around a geostationary turret (4) located in the turret well. At least one swivel (7) is supported on the turret. Accor...  
WO/1999/021754A1
The invention relates to a vessel comprising a swivel assembly wherein each swivel is individually connected to a support structure. As the swivels (10, 11, 12) are not interconnected in a weight-bearing manner, they can easily be remove...  
WO/1999/010228A1
An anchoring or mooring system in which heavy weights (15) made from steel, lead or other heavy materials are placed inside prismatic hollow stakes (14) formed as piles embedded into the seabed or hollow stakes (70) supported by a struct...  
WO/1999/001338A1
A depth control device (1) for a subsmersible body comprises a depth monitor (5) and depth controller (6). A variable volume buoyant body operates under the control of the depth controller and comprises three chambers, the first (10) con...  
WO/1998/056650A1
The invention relates to a vessel (1) comprising a relatively small sized turret (2) located near keel level. The upper part (3) of the turret wall is located below a level halfway between deck level (12) and keel level (7). Via a relati...  
WO/1998/051959A1
A method is described for propelling a pig (9) along an air-filled underwater pipeline (1) comprising the steps of opening a pipeline inlet (3) to permit entry of water to the pipeline means at a pressure corresponding generally to the a...  
WO/1998/047483A1
The invention relates to throat drops, suitable for the relief of cough and cold like symptoms, comprising a cooling composition and a warming composition in distinct and discrete regions thereof, the cooling and warming compositions bei...  
WO/1998/046477A1
A two-part vessel for use in oil transport in waters where ice may occur comprises a first part in the form of a barge part (41) containing a number of loading tanks (14) and having a bow portion (43) having a submerged receiving space (...  
WO/1998/045169A1
Buoy (3) incorporates a release mechanism (5) that permits buoy (3) to be submersed and subsequently automatically released to ascend to the surface. Mechanism (5) includes cap (16) which hermetically seals a space (8) within which relea...  
WO/1998/036964A1
A vessel for use in the production and/or storage of hydrocarbons, comprising a receiving means (8) having a downwardly open space (9) for receiving and releasably securing a submerged buoy (10) connected to at least one riser (17), a ro...  
WO/1998/034830A1
A water profiling apparatus (10) having a streamlined body with a traction drive (24) capable of repeatedly profiling along a moored or suspended cable or wire (11), for transporting sensing and sampling equipment through a body of water...  
WO/1998/031916A1
A method and a buoyancy device (2) adapted to impart buoyancy to at least one longitudinal element (1) submerged in water. The buoyancy device (2) is hollow and is preferably made of plastics or a similar corrosion resistant material. Th...  
WO/1998/031963A1
A sealing arrangement (6, 20, 37) to be positioned between two adjacent members (2, 3; 12, 13; 26, 27) between which a fluid cavity (4) is defined. Such a sealing arrangement is by example used in a swivel structure. If the exerted press...  
WO/1998/031919A1
A method and apparatus for offshore production of oil. Special shuttle tankers (50) with high-pressure cargo tanks (82) capable of containing the produced live crude oil at a pressure close to that of the ambient pressure inside a subter...  
WO/1998/030436A1
An apparatus for anchoring of a vessel and transfer of a liquid load, such as oil, between an installation and tanks on the vessel (1), comprising a load-transferring device (5) which is rotatably mounted in a vertical shaft (3) extendin...  
WO/1998/024686A1
A riser buoy (36) supports a plurality of risers (19) and is releasably docked within a generally cylindrical turret (20) of a floating storage vessel (10) at a location above the sea level (12) to provide dry access to quick disconnect/...  
WO/1998/021087A1
A portable, anchored sensor module (34) for collecting fresh water environmental data over a range of depths, is supported relative to a buoy (18) having a power supply (58) and control circuitry (60). A depth control housing (36) suppor...  
WO/1998/009476A1
A transponder support (1) for the reception of a transponder (2) on the sea bed (9), and in which the transponder (2) may temporarily deviate from a normally upright working position when movable equipment as fishing implements, hoses (1...  
WO/1997/025242A1
A riser connector assembly (4) for a plurality of risers (1) attached to a floating production vessel (2), comprising clamps means for holding and retaining the ends of a plurality of risers (1) with the ends of the risers spaced and arr...  
WO/1997/024257A1
A mooring system preferably for oil transport, production and drilling vessels in the ocean, and a method of using the system. The mooring system combines a submerged buoyant element (15) anchored to the seabed with a retrieval system (2...  
WO/1997/023380A1
The invention relates to a positioning system using anchoring of the ship which allows it to move in order to better accommodate variations in the environment, avoiding fully parallel situations (in which the ship is fully head on to the...  
WO/1997/022780A1
A catenary riser system for use in water to bring a riser from seabed equipment (1) to a production vessel (2) at the surface, the system comprising an upper portion made of flexible pipe and a lower portion, the two portions being joine...  
WO/1997/012118A1
A process for treating a well stream produced from an offshore oil field, using a vessel cooperating with an underwater buoy to which both the vessel and the risers from the field are anchored. The well stream is passed to a processing p...  
WO/1997/007016A1
When loading petroleum from a subsea petroleum deposit or a subsea petroleum store on to a vessel (1) on the surface, especially a production ship, there are employed one or more risers (11) which lead from the petroleum deposit or petro...  
WO/1997/006049A1
A rotating coupling device or connector for interconnection between a number of risers (12) suspended from a submerged buoy and a pipe system on a floating vessel for the production of hydrocarbons, comprising a swivel unit consisting of...  
WO/1997/000806A1
A rotating connector or coupling device for interconnection between at least one fluid passage (9) through a submerged buoy (1, 2) and a pipe system on a floating vessel for the production of hydrocarbons, comprising a pair of cooperatin...  
WO/1997/000805A1
A rotating connector comprising a swivel device (5, 6) having a number of fluid courses (16) for interconnection between a buoy (1) and a pipe system on a floating vessel for production of hydrocarbons, wherein the swivel device comprise...  
WO/1996/037402A1
The present invention provides a triggering mechanism that utilizes stepped triggering of successively higher-pre-loaded, counterdirected, nested stages. The present invention thus presents a triggering mechanism whereby an input force (...  
WO/1996/036528A1
In an assembly for transferring a fluid, comprising a fluid carrying pipeline (31) from a point in a water mass (22) up towards the surface (21) of the water mass, where the pipeline is attached to a floating body (25) which is moored to...  
WO/1996/036529A1
A method of loading and treatment of a gaseous or liquid hydrocarbon mixture produced on an offshore production platform, a production vessel or a well installation when producing oil and gas from a reservoir, wherein the mixture is supp...  
WO/1996/035608A1
A mooring system for a vessel (30) including a mooring area (33) on a bottom surface thereof, includes a mooring element (10) coupled to the sea floor by a plurality of mooring tethers (11) which resides, when not in use, in a storage po...  
WO/1996/030254A1
Turret device (2) for mooring an offshore vessel for oil/gas recovery, comprising a hollow cylinder body (3) journalled in a cylindrical well (4) which extends vertically through the hull (1) of the vessel, wherein the hull (1) is adapte...  
WO/1996/026861A1
The invention relates to a mooring assembly for an offshore floater, said assembly comprising a vertical shaft (4) in the floater (1), a rotating part (5) rotatably mounted in the vertical shaft about a vertical axis, a number of mooring...  
WO/1996/017766A1
A method and a system for offshore production of liquefied natural gas, wherein natural gas is supplied from an underground source (4) to a subsea production plant (1). The gas is transferred under a high pressure directly from the produ...  
WO/1996/017777A1
A method and a system for offshore production of liquefied natural gas, wherein natural gas is supplied from an underground source (3) to a field installation (2) for gas treatment. The gas is transferred in compressed form from the fiel...  
WO/1996/014238A1
A loading/unloading terminal, especially for use in loading or unloading of petroleum products comprises a barge (1) provided with a downwardly open receiving space (2) for reception and releasable securement of a submerged buoy (20), an...  
WO/1996/014237A1
An arrangement in a loading/unloading buoy for use in shallow waters, wherein the buoy (1) is arranged for introduction and releasable securement in a downwardly open receiving space in a floating vessel, the buoy comprising a bottom-anc...  
WO/1996/012641A1
An expendable underwater vehicle for use in training naval forces in anti-submarine warfare in ocean waters, including shallow waters, is between about three to five feet in length and about five inches in diameter, and it includes vario...  
WO/1996/011837A1
A buoy designed to be dropped from an airborne aircraft and comprising a reduced-size body (201) with no scoop (105) and no inflating port (106), wherein the join between the buoy float (202) and the body is sealed and a triangular spoil...  
WO/1996/011134A1
A Catenary Anchor Leg Mooring (CALM) buoy (1) comprising a body (2) with buoyancy, means (3) for connecting the buoyant body to catenary anchor chains to anchor the body to the seabed, a turntable (5) being rotatable with respect to the ...  
WO/1996/002415A1
A semi-submersible offshore platform comprising a hull (104) having at least one oil storage tank and a fixed centralized support member. The hull has a peripheral edge. The platform further comprises a deck (102) coupled to the support ...  
WO/1995/034762A1
A connector (11) for securing a float or buoy to a rope, fixing the buoy axially along the rope, while allowing the buoy to be rotatably moveable around the rope. The connector (11) has an elongate portion (13) with a helical thread (57)...  
WO/1995/021091A1
A vessel for use in offshore production or transport of hydrocarbons, and/or for loading/unloading of hydrocarbons, and/or for carrying out well operations. The vessel (1) at its forward end is equipped with a submerged receiving space (...  
WO/1995/018331A1
Signalling device visible throughout 360� comprising a secondary power circuit having, for each diode, a connection area (9), wherein the diodes are located at right angles to said areas. The device is characterized in that the areas (...  
WO/1995/013211A1
An undersea release apparatus (1) for positively releasing a connecting link (17) from an underwater device, the apparatus (1) comprising a latching mechanism on the device for latching the connecting link (17) to the device in a latched...  
WO/1995/011158A1
A mooring means comprising a sheave (12) adapted to be mounted to a base (11) which is located on the sea bed; a cable (13) received in the sheave (12) where one end of the cable (13) is adapted to be connected to the mooring line of a v...  
WO/1995/008469A1
A vessel (10) with a downward-facing mooring part moors to a submerged buoyant mooring element (11) anchored to the ocean bottom by hoisting the mooring element (11) from a stowed position, at a depth of net neutral buoyancy of the moori...  
WO/1995/005305A1
The present invention utilizes low-friction, stepped triggering of successively higher-pre-loaded, counterdirected, nested stages (FX1, FX2) in a compact configuration to efficiently multiply an input force (F1). The present invention th...  
WO/1995/001904A1
A system for offshore production of hydrocarbons by means of a vessel arranged for quick connection to and disconnection from a submerged buoy which comprises an outer buoyancy member for introduction and releasable securing in a submerg...  

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