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Number: 405/60
Name: Hydraulic and earth engineering > Fluid control, treatment, or containment > Floatable matter containment
Description: Method or apparatus wherein the formation of an undesired buoyant material is inhibited or an already formed undesired buoyant material is confined or regulated to include the confinement or regulation of a hazardous or toxic waste.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
405/62 Barrier formed by fluid 12
405/63 Floating barrier 214
405/61 Ice 90
405/60.5 Logging device for guiding logs 4

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8709375 Oil extractor and the preparation method thereof Apr. 29, 2014
8678707 Well-head blowout containment system Mar. 25, 2014
8678708 Subsea hydrocarbon containment apparatus Mar. 25, 2014
8636445 Hazardous spill ground containment system Jan. 28, 2014
8534365 Apparatus and method for undersea oil leakage containment Sep. 17, 2013
8529154 Oil recovery system Sep. 10, 2013
8523485 Flotation structure for buoyant flood protection barrier and barrier incorporating, such a structure Sep. 3, 2013
8523482 On demand non-rigid underwater oil and gas containment and retrieval system and method Sep. 3, 2013
8517633 Debris-flow prevention method by controlling debris-flow magnitude and avoiding to block main river Aug. 27, 2013
8517632 Systems and methods for collecting crude oil from leaking underwater oil wells Aug. 27, 2013
8444344 Temporary containment of oil wells to prevent environmental damage May. 21, 2013
8439601 Containment boom mooring system May. 14, 2013
8348549 Method and apparatus for absorptive boom Jan. 8, 2013
8322437 Method and system for confining and salvaging oil and methane leakage from offshore locations and extraction operations Dec. 4, 2012
8197577 System and method for underwater oil and gas separator Jun. 12, 2012
8196665 Method and apparatus for containing an oil spill caused by a subsea blowout Jun. 12, 2012
8186443 Method and apparatus for containing an oil spill caused by a subsea blowout May. 29, 2012
8173012 Marine oil leak recovery and marine petroleum mining method May. 8, 2012
8017006 Storm water filtration apparatus Sep. 13, 2011
7874764 Secondary containment system for an above-ground petroleum storage tank Jan. 25, 2011
7867390 Floating weed and debris removal system and associated method Jan. 11, 2011
7815400 Retainer assembly for absorbent materials Oct. 19, 2010
7785035 Apparatus, system and method for collecting material from water system and uses of apparatus Aug. 31, 2010
7785036 Installation method for a preventative booming for oil containment boom with a spiral configuration Aug. 31, 2010
7686541 Method of containing a spill Mar. 30, 2010
7377226 Remotely controlled apparatus for recovering liquid in sunken ship and method performed by the same May. 27, 2008
7131789 Object retrieval system Nov. 7, 2006
7063484 Boat barrier attachment for log and debris booms Jun. 20, 2006
7037038 Dual direction water surface skimmer and pool side docking device May. 2, 2006
7008139 Oil boom and use thereof Mar. 7, 2006
6857819 Attachment for use with stockpiling barge and method of filtering runoff water therefrom Feb. 22, 2005
6824853 Pliable pad for collecting and absorbing liquids Nov. 30, 2004
6736572 Method and apparatus for reducing the pollution of boat harbors May. 18, 2004
6729798 Flow diverter system and method May. 4, 2004
6609853 Spillage recovery device and method of use Aug. 26, 2003
6402426 Engineered environmental structure and method of its use Jun. 11, 2002
6332737 Waterway pollution control apparatus Dec. 25, 2001
6264398 Process for the recovery of oil Jul. 24, 2001
6073382 Containment boom apparatus and methods for use in harvesting brine shrimp eggs Jun. 13, 2000
5971659 Oil spill recovery articles and method Oct. 26, 1999
5948250 Filter berm Sep. 7, 1999
5839853 Buoyant matter diverting system Nov. 24, 1998
5797700 Polyoxyethylene glycol and polyglycerol twin tail surfactant formulations for dispersion of crude oil Aug. 25, 1998
5795103 Oil tanker and method for recovering oil from submerged oil tanker Aug. 18, 1998
5779392 Systems for containing and collecting oil spills Jul. 14, 1998
5727902 Method and apparatus for maintaining the position of a containment boom in a fast flowing waterway Mar. 17, 1998
5713697 Oil-extraction station Feb. 3, 1998
5711633 Apparatus for recovering fluid substances floating on a water surface Jan. 27, 1998
5695300 Adjustable recovery boom and system Dec. 9, 1997
5688075 Boom system Nov. 18, 1997

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