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Title:
A SEAFLOOR VERTICAL HOISTING SYSTEM AND METHOD
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2014/168581
Kind Code:
A9
Abstract:
A seafloor vertical hoisting system for hoisting ore from the seafloor, the hoisting system comprising a drive mechanism, at least one line adapted to be driven by the drive mechanism, a plurality of containers adapted to be operatively attached to the at least one line, a first casing adapted to at least partially encase the at least one line and the plurality of containers as they are hoisted relative to the seafloor and a second casing adapted to at least partially encase the at least one line and the plurality of containers as they are lowered towards the seafloor.

Inventors:
PARIANOS, John Michael (c/- Level 7, 303 Coronation DriveMilton, Queensland 4064, AU)
BERNDT, Roland Gunter (c/- Level 7, 303 Coronation DriveMilton, Queensland 4064, AU)
Application Number:
SG2014/000147
Publication Date:
November 27, 2014
Filing Date:
April 03, 2014
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Assignee:
NAUTILUS MINERALS SINGAPORE PTE LTD (c/- 138 Robinson Road, #17-00 The Corporate Office, Singapore 6, 06890, SG)
International Classes:
E02F7/00; B65G17/12; B65G17/30; B65G17/36; E02F3/14; E02F3/24; E21C50/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
HAQ, Murgiana (hslegal LLP, UOB Plaza 280 Raffles Place, #22-23, Singapore 4, 04862, SG)
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