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Number: 405/154.1
Name: Hydraulic and earth engineering > Subterranean or submarine pipe or cable laying, retrieving, manipulating, or treating
Description: Subject matter comprising a step or means for (1) placing, (2) recovering, (3) handling, or (4) working upon a conduit or string of relatively slender material beneath the surface of the earth or a body of water.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
405/184 Advancing subterranean length of pipe or cable 381
405/174 By means advancing along terrain and guiding pipe or cable into subterranean position 139
405/155 Cast in situ 63
405/183.5 Moving cable within pipe 68
405/184.5 Plural pipe sections 88
405/184.1 Repair, replacement, or improvement 196
405/158 Submerging, raising, or manipulating line of pipe or cable in or from marine environment 360
405/184.4 Supporting, anchoring, or positioning of pipe or cable 165
405/156 With forming or cutting of pipe or cable 154
405/157 With protection or indication of pipe or trench 218

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8657529 Method for planarizing unevenness of the seabed Feb. 25, 2014
8647016 Submarine pipeline towing equipment, system and process Feb. 11, 2014
8641323 Method and apparatus for at sea pipe abandonment and recovery Feb. 4, 2014
8616805 Optical fiber management system and method Dec. 31, 2013
8596911 Formate salt gels and methods for dewatering of pipelines or flowlines Dec. 3, 2013
8556538 Deployable optical fiber cartridge Oct. 15, 2013
8538225 Communications ducting system and method of laying same Sep. 17, 2013
8480332 Laying and protecting cable into existing covering surfaces Jul. 9, 2013
8469633 Vessel with abandoning and recovering system for pipelines, method, and use of said vessel and system Jun. 25, 2013
8439082 Retention mechanism for subterranean seals experiencing differential pressure May. 14, 2013
8439604 Pipe support system and method for use in underground pipe ramming May. 14, 2013
8413311 Device for connecting a string section with a pulling element which extends through the string section, and method for tensioning of string sections to form a string Apr. 9, 2013
8381578 Subsea pipeline service skid Feb. 26, 2013
8328465 Offshore petroleum discharge system Dec. 11, 2012
8240953 Geometric universal pump platform Aug. 14, 2012
8240952 Universal pump platform Aug. 14, 2012
8240191 Universal power and testing platform Aug. 14, 2012
8226327 Method for laying a pipeline having an inner corrosion proof cladding Jul. 24, 2012
8221032 Soil penetrating plate assembly to position geothermal conduit loops in soil Jul. 17, 2012
8151453 Channel-positioning machine Apr. 10, 2012
8152412 Pipelayer with cab riser Apr. 10, 2012
8099997 Potassium formate gel designed for the prevention of water ingress and dewatering of pipelines or flowlines Jan. 24, 2012
8061582 Pipe-joining method and apparatus for producing underwater pipelines, and underwater-pipeline-laying vessel comprising such an apparatus Nov. 22, 2011
8033754 Method of installing pre-insulated piping Oct. 11, 2011
7985322 Containment extension and processing system and method Jul. 26, 2011
7964041 Installation and method for driving a submarine pipeline scraper Jun. 21, 2011
7862257 Cable guide device for use in a manhole Jan. 4, 2011
7845881 Method and apparatus for the maintenance of pipelines Dec. 7, 2010
7841802 Strand-like material laying device for cutting the ground and inserting strand-like material into the ground Nov. 30, 2010
7814654 Method for removing a cable core from a cable sheath Oct. 19, 2010
7713001 Pipe extractor apparatus and method of extracting pipe May. 11, 2010
7708839 Subsea vehicle assisted pipeline dewatering method May. 4, 2010
7658843 Deep sea water harvesting method, apparatus, and product Feb. 9, 2010
7614828 Conduit retainer apparatus Nov. 10, 2009
7458750 Pipe conveyor system Dec. 2, 2008
7351009 Fiber optic installation structures in a paved surface, ducts, and methods therefor Apr. 1, 2008
7337859 Method and device for drilling a channel Mar. 4, 2008
7281880 Subsea vehicle assisted pipeline commissioning method Oct. 16, 2007
7275892 Tool and method for installation of water pipe Oct. 2, 2007
7270500 Method for installing an underground water pipe Sep. 18, 2007
7267506 Tool for installing an underground water pipe Sep. 11, 2007
7261493 Device and method for laying and joining pipe Aug. 28, 2007
7246472 Drain and a building structure having a drain Jul. 24, 2007
7226243 Load-bearing, lightweight, and compact super-insulation system Jun. 5, 2007
7223051 Removable maintenance port with method for rehabilitating manhole May. 29, 2007
7178226 Wire installation tool Feb. 20, 2007
7080957 Pipe puller Jul. 25, 2006
7063145 Methods and systems for heating a hydrocarbon containing formation in situ with an opening contacting the earth's surface at two locations Jun. 20, 2006
7037042 Device and method for laying and joining pipe May. 2, 2006
7033113 Mid-line connector and method for pipe-in-pipe electrical heating Apr. 25, 2006

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