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Number: 405/173
Name: Hydraulic and earth engineering > Subterranean or submarine pipe or cable laying, retrieving, manipulating, or treating > Submerging, raising, or manipulating line of pipe or cable in or from marine environment > With raising of line from marine floor
Description: Method or apparatus wherein significance is attributed to the lifting of the conduit or string of slender material from the bottom of the body of water into which it has been placed.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8657530 Subsea pipe stub pulling devices and methods 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
8517634 Systems and methods for replacing, repositioning and repairing a section of subsea pipe located on a seabed Aug. 27, 2013
8449221 Method and apparatus for repairing a damaged section of a subsea pipeline May. 28, 2013
8096364 Umbilical deployment system Jan. 17, 2012
7938598 Marine pipeline installation system and methods May. 10, 2011
7883292 Node storage, deployment and retrieval system Feb. 8, 2011
7649803 Method for retrieval of seismic data acquisition units Jan. 19, 2010
7645093 Articulating band saw and method Jan. 12, 2010
7628568 Hinge-over riser assembly Dec. 8, 2009
7621697 Abandonment and recovery system and method, and cable connector Nov. 24, 2009
7559721 Towing and installation method for deepwater pipelines and risers Jul. 14, 2009
7507055 Apparatus and method for laying down, abandoning, and recovering a pipe on the sea floor Mar. 24, 2009
7182550 Abandonment and recovery head apparatus Feb. 27, 2007
7112009 Apparatus and method for horizontal subsea connection Sep. 26, 2006
7104728 Method for deploying seafloor equipment Sep. 12, 2006
7101116 Cable or pipe retrieval and burial apparatus and methods Sep. 5, 2006
7086807 Subsea connection apparatus Aug. 8, 2006
6752569 Underwater tool Jun. 22, 2004
6729802 System and method for abandoning and recovering pipeline May. 4, 2004
6402428 Pipeline recovery tool Jun. 11, 2002
6290431 Diverless subsea hot tap system with lateral pipe tie-in Sep. 18, 2001
6290432 Diverless subsea hot tap system Sep. 18, 2001
5934832 Pipeline recovery apparatus Aug. 10, 1999
5919003 Marine pipeline recovery system and method of recovering marine pipeline Jul. 6, 1999
5902072 Modular seismic cable handling system with knockdown container May. 11, 1999
5890841 Subsea cable installation Apr. 6, 1999
5655753 Ocean bottom cable handling system and method of using same Aug. 12, 1997
5624207 Ocean bottom cable handling system and method of using same Apr. 29, 1997
5601383 Excavation method and apparatus for accessing underground pipes of pipelines for gas, oil, and the like for maintenance and/or restoration Feb. 11, 1997
5580187 Apparatus for laying and/or retrieving elongate flexible elements Dec. 3, 1996
5437517 Method for automatically repairing underwater pipelines, particularly suitable for great depths, and the relative apparatus Aug. 1, 1995
5318384 Device for depositing and recovering a heavy load on the ocean floor Jun. 7, 1994
5199659 Seismic cable retrieval apparatus and method Apr. 6, 1993
5188483 Subsea pipeline recovery clamp Feb. 23, 1993
5181798 Double pipe turntable and stinger Jan. 26, 1993
5044827 Method for recovering wet buckled pipe Sep. 3, 1991
5011333 Underwater pipe laying apparatus Apr. 30, 1991
4909670 Submarine pipeline span correction by local axial tension release Mar. 20, 1990
4676540 Articulated cable clamp for electric cable raising and laying Jun. 30, 1987
4498811 Underwater pipeline sealing apparatus Feb. 12, 1985
4493590 Method and apparatus for on surface joining of submarine pipeline segments using an eccentric hinge Jan. 15, 1985
4448569 Lift sling emplacement device May. 15, 1984
4445804 Method and apparatus for remote recovery of submerged pipelines May. 1, 1984
4444528 Method and apparatus for recovering submerged pipeline Apr. 24, 1984
4332510 Method and apparatus for recovering a length of an elongated body, submerged in water Jun. 1, 1982
4268191 Stand-by service structure for casual off-shore attendance May. 19, 1981
4257719 Underwater pipelines Mar. 24, 1981
4234268 Apparatus for recovering, by means of a pipelaying craft, pipes laid on deep sea beds Nov. 18, 1980

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