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Number: 114/51
Name: Ships > Vessel raising and docking > Submerged > Hoisting
Description: Means for raising sunken vessels by hoisting or for hauling vessels off shoals or bars. The sunken vessel is hoisted toward some floating vessel which supports the hoisting apparatus.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8590476 System for automatically launching and retrieving an underwater drone Nov. 26, 2013
8577288 Subsea transfer system providing wireless data transfer, electrical power transfer and navigation Nov. 5, 2013
8522705 Floating vessel for servicing air diffusers Sep. 3, 2013
8240264 Marine lifting apparatus Aug. 14, 2012
8240265 Method and apparatus for salvaging underwater objects Aug. 14, 2012
8230799 Shackle apparatus and system for the lifting of subsea objects Jul. 31, 2012
8141509 Subsea salvage operation using lifting magnet Mar. 27, 2012
8061289 Marine lifting apparatus Nov. 22, 2011
8056492 Vessel comprising a subsea equipment motion restraining and guidance system Nov. 15, 2011
7908988 Method and apparatus for salvaging underwater objects Mar. 22, 2011
7886676 Marine lifting apparatus Feb. 15, 2011
7547032 Trailer capable of towing multiple vehicles Jun. 16, 2009
7484467 Deep water lift system remote pendant Feb. 3, 2009
7481173 Floating lowering and lifting device Jan. 27, 2009
7296530 Unmanned system for underwater object inspection, identification and/or neutralization Nov. 20, 2007
7040680 Load handling device May. 9, 2006
7028627 Submersible vehicle launch and recovery system Apr. 18, 2006
7000560 Unmanned underwater vehicle docking station coupling system and method Feb. 21, 2006
6904857 Boat lift securing device Jun. 14, 2005
6904856 Method and apparatus for accessing underwater cable or pipes Jun. 14, 2005
6843191 Device and method for raising sunken objects Jan. 18, 2005
6767004 Replacement motorized drive unit for boat lifts Jul. 27, 2004
6698376 Device for launching and recovering an underwater vehicle and implementation method Mar. 2, 2004
6511261 Method of removing or positioning a substructure of an offshore platform Jan. 28, 2003
6443660 Method and system for manipulating an object located underwater Sep. 3, 2002
6390012 Apparatus and method for deploying, recovering, servicing, and operating an autonomous underwater vehicle May. 21, 2002
6364574 Method and apparatus for the offshore installation of multi-ton packages such as deck packages and jackets Apr. 2, 2002
6223681 REMUS positive lock securing apparatus May. 1, 2001
6217053 Recreational vehicle support apparatus Apr. 17, 2001
6152065 Apparatus for launching and recovery of boats Nov. 28, 2000
6149350 Method and apparatus for the offshore installation of multi-ton packages such as deck packages and jackets Nov. 21, 2000
5970813 Drive system Oct. 26, 1999
5800093 Method and apparatus for the offshore installation of multi-ton packages such as deck packages, jackets, and sunken vessels Sep. 1, 1998
5666898 Equipment for raising sunken vessels Sep. 16, 1997
5378851 System for handling a remotely operated vessel Jan. 3, 1995
5253606 Machine for gripping, securing and handling underwater vehicles and the like Oct. 19, 1993
5083953 Transferrable and reusable marker and retrieval system for water transport objects subject to possible sinking Jan. 28, 1992
4986203 Method for raising any object lying on the bottom of the sea, a river or basin, and apparatus used thereby Jan. 22, 1991
4984527 Device for the remote assembly of two members Jan. 15, 1991
4843995 Automatic boat bottom cleaner Jul. 4, 1989
4746157 Lifting device for setting floating objects afloat in the water and raising them, particularly boats May. 24, 1988
4729503 Method and equipment for underwater attachment Mar. 8, 1988
4686920 Cradle type boat lifts Aug. 18, 1987
4516517 Float recovery system May. 14, 1985
4499840 Method for the salvage of a sunken vessel Feb. 19, 1985
4280430 Linked-spar motion-compensated lifting system Jul. 28, 1981
4245578 Process and apparatus for handling a diving machine Jan. 20, 1981
4100871 Rescue apparatus for submerged vessels Jul. 18, 1978
4062485 Exothermic welding device Dec. 13, 1977
4051797 Steel boat hull salvaging assembly Oct. 4, 1977

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