GB2444498B - Apparatus and method for recovery of marine structures - Google Patents

Apparatus and method for recovery of marine structures

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GB2444498B
GB2444498B GB0624325A GB0624325A GB2444498B GB 2444498 B GB2444498 B GB 2444498B GB 0624325 A GB0624325 A GB 0624325A GB 0624325 A GB0624325 A GB 0624325A GB 2444498 B GB2444498 B GB 2444498B
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recovery
apparatus
method
marine structures
marine
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Owen Baillie Osmotherley
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OIL STATES MCS Ltd
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    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E02HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING; FOUNDATIONS; SOIL SHIFTING
    • E02DFOUNDATIONS; EXCAVATIONS; EMBANKMENTS; UNDERGROUND OR UNDERWATER STRUCTURES
    • E02D15/00Handling building or like materials for hydraulic engineering or foundations
    • E02D15/08Sinking workpieces into water or soil inasmuch as not provided for elsewhere
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B63SHIPS OR OTHER WATERBORNE VESSELS; RELATED EQUIPMENT
    • B63CLAUNCHING, HAULING-OUT, OR DRY-DOCKING OF VESSELS; LIFE-SAVING IN WATER; EQUIPMENT FOR DWELLING OR WORKING UNDER WATER; MEANS FOR SALVAGING OR SEARCHING FOR UNDERWATER OBJECTS
    • B63C7/00Salvaging of disabled, stranded, or sunken vessels; Salvaging of vessel parts or furnishings, e.g. of safes; Salvaging of other underwater objects
    • B63C7/16Apparatus engaging vessels or objects
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B66HOISTING; LIFTING; HAULING
    • B66CCRANES; LOAD-ENGAGING ELEMENTS OR DEVICES FOR CRANES, CAPSTANS, WINCHES, OR TACKLES
    • B66C1/00Load-engaging elements or devices attached to lifting or lowering gear of cranes or adapted for connection therewith for transmitting lifting forces to articles or groups of articles
    • B66C1/10Load-engaging elements or devices attached to lifting or lowering gear of cranes or adapted for connection therewith for transmitting lifting forces to articles or groups of articles by mechanical means
    • B66C1/42Gripping members engaging only the external or internal surfaces of the articles
    • B66C1/44Gripping members engaging only the external or internal surfaces of the articles and applying frictional forces
    • B66C1/445Gripping members engaging only the external or internal surfaces of the articles and applying frictional forces motor actuated
    • B66C1/447Gripping members engaging only the external or internal surfaces of the articles and applying frictional forces motor actuated by hydraulic or pneumatic motors
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E02HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING; FOUNDATIONS; SOIL SHIFTING
    • E02BHYDRAULIC ENGINEERING
    • E02B17/00Artificial islands mounted on piles or like supports, e.g. platforms on raisable legs or offshore constructions; Construction methods therefor
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E02HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING; FOUNDATIONS; SOIL SHIFTING
    • E02BHYDRAULIC ENGINEERING
    • E02B17/00Artificial islands mounted on piles or like supports, e.g. platforms on raisable legs or offshore constructions; Construction methods therefor
    • E02B17/0004Nodal points
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E02HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING; FOUNDATIONS; SOIL SHIFTING
    • E02BHYDRAULIC ENGINEERING
    • E02B17/00Artificial islands mounted on piles or like supports, e.g. platforms on raisable legs or offshore constructions; Construction methods therefor
    • E02B2017/0039Methods for placing the offshore structure
    • E02B2017/0047Methods for placing the offshore structure using a barge
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E02HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING; FOUNDATIONS; SOIL SHIFTING
    • E02BHYDRAULIC ENGINEERING
    • E02B17/00Artificial islands mounted on piles or like supports, e.g. platforms on raisable legs or offshore constructions; Construction methods therefor
    • E02B2017/0052Removal or dismantling of offshore structures from their offshore location
GB0624325A 2006-12-05 2006-12-05 Apparatus and method for recovery of marine structures Active GB2444498B (en)

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GB0624325A GB2444498B (en) 2006-12-05 2006-12-05 Apparatus and method for recovery of marine structures
PCT/GB2007/004654 WO2008068482A1 (en) 2006-12-05 2007-12-05 Apparatus and method for recovery of marine structures

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GB0624325D0 GB0624325D0 (en) 2007-01-17
GB2444498A GB2444498A (en) 2008-06-11
GB2444498B true GB2444498B (en) 2011-04-27

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US9221654B2 (en) 2011-03-25 2015-12-29 Societe D'exploitation Du Pieter Schelte N.V. Method and system for coupling an offshore structure to a hoisting block of a hoisting installation

Citations (2)

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GB713298A (en) *
GB2086969A (en) * 1980-09-08 1982-05-19 British Underwater Pipeline Improvements in or relating to the securing of structures to the sea-bed

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US4808037A (en) * 1987-02-25 1989-02-28 Franklin C. Wade Method and apparatus for removal of submerged offshore objects
AU686237B2 (en) * 1993-09-30 1998-02-05 Shell Internationale Research Maatschappij B.V. Offshore platform structure and reusable foundation pile sleeve for use with such a structure
CA2356194C (en) * 1998-12-22 2007-02-27 Weatherford/Lamb, Inc. Procedures and equipment for profiling and jointing of pipes
GB0301895D0 (en) * 2003-01-28 2003-02-26 Bsw Ltd A gripping tool

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GB713298A (en) *
GB2086969A (en) * 1980-09-08 1982-05-19 British Underwater Pipeline Improvements in or relating to the securing of structures to the sea-bed

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