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WO/2001/089919A1
A mechanism for releasable locking of an element in relation to a base, especially for the locking of a buoy (2) in a downwardly open receiving space (3) in a floating vessel. The mechanism comprises a rotatably mounted locking arm (6) w...  
WO/2001/083291A1
The invention concerns a device for transferring a fluid between at least two floating supports, comprising a rigid hollow transport line (1) immersed with a cable suspension system in the sea, flexible linking means (10) linking each en...  
WO/2001/081169A1
A stablilising means for a submersible vehicle (40) wherein the submersible vehicle (40) has a body portion (52) which has a positive buoyancy, and a clump weight (44) which is connected to the body portion (52) by a connection means. Th...  
WO2000052293A9
A method and apparatus for ensuring against explosion of the gaseous atmosphere of a closed chamber, such as the QDCD room (24) of an internal turret (14) of an offshore production and offloading buoy (12) wherein the chamber has product...  
WO/2001/064506A1
An underwater object location device (10) which comprises a buoyant marker (12), a flexible connecting member (14) and a releasable securing means (34). The flexible connecting member (14) is secured at a first end to an underwater objec...  
WO/2001/058749A1
The invention relates to a method and a means for offshore loading of hydrocarbons from a stationary loading station (1) to a dynamically positioned vessel (2) which during the loading is rotated according to the prevailing wave directio...  
WO/2001/059863A2
The invention relates to fuel cells (14, 22, 42) which are operated with damp operating gases (4, 53). Condensed water (6, 5, 54) condenses out as the operating gas flows from the damping device (3) to the fuel cell block (1, 21, 41). Th...  
WO/2001/051345A1
A mooring system including a body/arm/vessel arrangement with passive damping and/or an active force restoring system. The active force restoring system includes a sensor (22) for generating a displacement signal representative of the di...  
WO/2001/047768A1
A system for supplying cooling water to a process on board a floating vessel for the production of hydrocarbons, wherein the vessel (1) is anchored by means of a bottom-anchored turning unit (20) mounted in a receiving space (7) in the h...  
WO/2001/047767A1
A multi-purpose buoy capable of preventing an anchor cable anchoring the buoy and various types of data transmission cables from being broken by remarkably reducing loads applied thereon by tidal currents and ocean waves and facilitating...  
WO/2001/023253A1
The invention relates to a landing stage for an offshore wind-driven power plant with a docking site (28) for ships (30), a landing pad (25) for a helicopter (26) and a common bridge (32) leading from the docking site and the landing sit...  
WO/2001/021474A1
A system is described which achieves the suspension of a longline at the desired depth from the sea bottom or sea surface which can be also used for marking a sea zone. It consists of a base (6), a head (11) and a fishing line (10) which...  
WO2000052293A3
A method and apparatus for ensuring against explosion of the gaseous atmosphere of a closed chamber, such as the QDCD room (24) of an internal turret (14) of an offshore production and offloading buoy (12) wherein the chamber has product...  
WO/2000/078599A1
Apparatus (10) for connecting a chain (4, 8) to the non-rotatable part (2) of a single point mooring structure which defines a first axis (V) about which the rotatable part (1) of the structure can rotate (said apparatus), comprising a s...  
WO/2000/073133A1
A catenary anchor leg mooring (CALM) buoy of modular construction comprises an open framework (1) and at least one replaceable buoyancy module (3). The buoyancy module is mounted to the framework. The CALM buoy also comprises mooring mea...  
WO/2000/064732A1
System for transferring fluids between a floating installation (10) and a tanker (30), wherein the floating installation is permanently moored (31, 32) to the seabed (1), and comprising a buoy (20) being moored (21A, 21B) to the seabed a...  
WO/2000/063067A1
The disclosure relates to a floating structure (1), such as a mooring buoy, being moored to the seabed (2) via anchor lines (3, 4) that comprise an anchor line section (9, 10) which is stretchable in its length direction, such as a polye...  
WO/2000/052293A2
A method and apparatus for ensuring against explosion of the gaseous atmosphere of a closed chamber, such as the QDCD room (24) of an internal turret (14) of an offshore production and offloading buoy (12) wherein the chamber has product...  
WO/2000/041942A1
A cooler chest (20) is mounted into a lower container (90) which allows the chest to float without tendency for upending or taking on water. The lower container (90) provides openings (142, 144) for resting items such as drink cans and c...  
WO/2000/038974A1
The present invention is relative to a telecommanded device to disengage buoys and transponders that are positioned on submarine pipelines during their laying. At present in fact such buoys are positioned on the pipe in pre established p...  
WO/2000/030927A1
A submersible pontoon or marina (14) which can be sunk to be preserved from damaging environmental conditions and raised again to its floating condition when desired. Inflatable buoyancy chambers can be selectively opened to let in water...  
WO/2000/030929A1
The present invention relates to a device support for probes and instruments used in under-water measuring techniques. According to this invention, a submersible housing (1) contains the components of an electronic unit (4), of a control...  
WO/2000/031372A1
A mid-water tethered buoyant support assembly for a riser system for use in water is described to bring fluids from seabed equipment to a production vessel at the surface. The tethered buoyant support assembly comprises at least two teth...  
WO/2000/029282A1
A method and a device for anchoring a water-buoyant buoy on a seabed comprise the use of a water-permeable container that has a filling neck whose length exceeds the depth of the water at the chosen site of the anchorage device. The cont...  
WO/2000/021825A1
A loading buoy for the transfer of hydrocarbon fluids to a floating vessel (10) via a loading hose (9) floating in the sea, comprises a bottom-anchored main unit (13) having one or more through-going passages for connection of risers (8)...  
WO/2000/009390A1
A buoy drilling anchoring system (10) including a retrievable buoy anchoring drilling device (20) and at least one anchorable marker buoy assembly anchorable into the earth's surface underwater. The retrievable buoy anchoring drilling de...  
WO/1999/064292A1
The invention relates to a loading arrangement comprising a riser (10) that extends from a subsea structure to a coupling element for coupling the riser to a vessel. The coupling element comprises a buoy body (7) which is connected to a ...  
WO/1999/062762A1
The invention relates to a transfer system for transfer of fluids, such as hydrocarbons between two floating structures. The transfer system of the present invention comprises two generally vertically oriented duct sections (11, 13) whic...  
WO/1999/057008A1
A system is provided for securing a vessel (24) such as a tanker to a moored body (12) that is moored to the sea floor, which enables the vessel to remain secured in more severe weather. In addition to the deployed length (27) of securin...  
WO/1999/054197A1
In certain offshore locations, for example off the West Coast of Africa, FPSO facilities provide an offloading facility to receive and load produced crude oil onto shuttle tankers. In such arrangements FPSO facilities use spread moored t...  
WO/1999/052764A1
A device for installation in a floating vessel which is intended for receiving a buoy or a turret in a submerged receiving space at the bottom of the vessel. The device comprises a tubular body (5) dimensioned for installation in a shaft...  
WO/1999/050526A1
A system for producing hydrocarbons from a subsea well comprises an unmanned floating platform (20) positioned over the well, the platform including equipment for inserting coiled tubing or wireline tools or the like into the well for se...  
WO/1999/050675A1
The invention concerns a method which consists in using a sensor (2) lighter than the water released from a platform (1), wherein are measured and recorded within the sensor (2), throughout the surfacing trajectory thereof, a) the succes...  
WO1999035513A3
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/1999/041142A1
An offshore hydrocarbon production system includes a spar (34, 52, 214) that floats at the sea surface, a subsea buoy (26, 154, 200, 210) lying under the spar and hanging from it, and one or more risers (20, 174, 220) that extend up to t...  
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...  

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