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8995229 Determining a position of a submersible vehicle within a body of water  
Methods and apparatus determining a position of a submersible vehicle within a body of water are provided. A method comprises determining an initial position of the vehicle while the vehicle is at...
8992273 Cable steering system for a marine vessel which has a primary propulsion unit and an auxiliary propulsion unit  
A steering system for a marine vessel which has a primary propulsion unit and an auxiliary propulsion unit is disclosed. In one embodiment, a cable extending through a tilt tube of the primary...
8991914 Pop-up lounge arm room for watercraft  
The present invention relates generally to a device for providing a changing room and/or bathroom space on a watercraft. More specifically, a lounge chair is configured to open either manually or...
8991326 Displacement hull form not subject to the limitation of hull speed  
A displace hull with a shape that is both laterally symmetric and fore-to-aft symmetric is disclosed. The hull includes a pair of channels that help to manage a flow of water around the hull. The...
8992128 Pneumatic fender and method for transporting same  
A pneumatic fender is configured to improve workability during folding up, be conveniently secured during transport, and suppress damage during folding up and during transport, thus increasing...
8985043 Sail furling sticks  
A system is disclosed for stowing a sail of a sail boat. The system may include a furling stick, and ribs extending therefrom, for gathering the sail upon lowering of the sail. The system may...
8984812 Apparatus for shock-secure door or hatch arrangement on marine ships  
In a shock-secure door or hatch arrangement on marine ships, a doorway frame, on two opposite longitudinal edges thereof, has continuous latching bars that are receivable in corresponding grooves...
8985042 Watertightness barrier for a wall of a tank  
A method of creating a watertightness barrier for a wall of a watertightened thermally insulating tank, involves steps of: arranging a repeating structure including alternately a strip of sheet...
8986056 Amphibious yacht  
A streamlined amphibious, catamaran yacht is provided that may serve military or civilian purposes as a passenger or cargo carrying truck, limousine, bus, motor home or recreational vehicle on...
8985041 Air lubrication system of ship  
An air lubrication system of an outer installation type has good efficiency. An air recovering device includes a recovery side chamber provided on a bottom of a ship on a stern side from an air...
8985046 Foldable wing for streamer steering device and method  
A streamer steering device to be attached to a streamer or a source of a marine seismic survey system. The streamer steering device includes a casing configured to be attached to the streamer or...
8985045 Chock insert for a maritime craft  
A chock insert for a maritime craft comprises a body 10 arranged to be received within or mounted to a chock. The body 10 has a passageway therethrough to allow passage of a rope. The body 10...
8985044 Watertight door system  
A watertight door system that provides for subdivision of cargo holds, and having a door frame assembly with a sliding door. Conveyor support stringers are movably connected to the sliding door...
8985040 Marine lifting apparatus  
A catamaran lifting apparatus is disclosed for lifting objects in a marine environment. The apparatus includes first and second vessels that are spaced apart during use. A first frame spans...
8979604 Flying ski and elongated board for flying ski  
An improved elongated board for a flying ski designed to be towed behind a conventional powered watercraft utilizing a standard ski tow rope or similar device. The elongated board comprises a...
8978569 Hatch of a ship  
A hatch for an outer wall or skin of a ship includes a guide device for guiding a flexible electrical line through the hatch to provide the ship with electrical power. A ship having such a hatch...
8978571 Body board having a heat engine and capable of moving in waves  
A body board (1) has a heat engine (10) and an automatic starter (11), which is capable of moving in waves and remaining on the water when the engine is stopped, and onto which the user holds in...
8978570 Lifting floor for bodies of water  
A lifting platform for use in a body of water has (a) a plurality of float modules, each float module having a buoyancy compartment, and each float module being attached to adjacent float modules...
8978568 Chain release apparatuses and methods  
An apparatuses and methods to release a chain. Apparatuses and methods include an electronic, mechanical, or electro-mechanical actuator system used to rotate a hooking arm. The actuator system...
8979426 Boat lift apparatus  
A boat lift apparatus includes a base having a first base beam and a second base beam and a moveable boat support platform having a first lifting beam, a second lifting beam, and at least one...
8978572 Submarine  
A submarine is provided with an upwardly directed drilling device (12, 12′). The drilling device (12, 12′) is arranged in a pressure hull (4) of the submarine and has a drill (14, 14′) which can...
8973510 Vessel  
A vessel includes a body including a hull and a deck, a float disposed on both right and left sides of the hull and extending in the front/rear direction along the hull, a propulsion unit that...
8973513 Recovering capsized watercraft incorporating rapid filling and emptying ballast systems  
A craft including a body having a front end, a rear end, two sides miming between said ends, and an axis running generally from the rear end to the front end; and a water displacement system...
8973515 Wakeboard tower system  
A boat tower and methods for making in which the tower is made of one or more composite members, each including a structural member and molded decorative members attached to opposite sides of the...
8973514 Floating support  
A support of deep caisson type having a longitudinal axis, for floating installation in a body of water and provided with mooring lines for anchoring to a seabed, has a lower portion in the body...
8973594 Tent peg  
Described is tent peg that provides easy storage and transport to reduce the likelihood of the tent peg being lost. The tent peg comprises a shaft having and a head comprising a body having an arm...
8973511 Autonomous sailboat for oceanographic monitoring  
A fleet of autonomous sailing vessels that are equipped with monitoring and communication equipment for reporting environmental and other conditions. For optimal stability, the autonomous sailing...
8973512 Wind gust dampening system for sailing vessel  
A wind gust dampening system for a sailing vessel for absorbing the forces generated by a wind gust upon a sail is disclosed. The wind gust dampening system may be adjustable such that the system...
8967063 Sailing monohull tri-foiler  
A tri-foil sailboat and powerboat are described having retractable hydrofoils with independently adjustable angles of attack allowing the hull to be fully lifted from the water and the sailboat to...
8967067 System for launching and recovering underwater vehicles, notably towed underwater vehicles  
A system for automatically launching and recovering marine or underwater vehicles from a carrier ship which remains under way to limit pitching and rolling movements. The system includes an...
8967065 Bailer  
A bailer for a watercraft which is open on two sides, i.e., the rear and one adjoining side, enabling more efficient drainage of water from a watercraft. An adjustable bailer is provided which may...
8967069 Water wings device for a watercraft  
The present invention is a water wings device used in combination with a watercraft that includes a plurality of water wings attached to the sides of the watercraft with attachment arms and...
8967070 Pivotal trim tab hull  
A boat hull configured to create a desired wake shape through a combination of two distinct hull types that interact with the water flow at specified moments. Controlled shaping of the wake shape...
8968575 Method and system for treating ballast water  
Ballast and/or cooling water biocidal treatment and disinfection systems and techniques are provided. The systems utilize oxidation reduction potential control to regulate addition, or...
8967068 Floating offshore platform and centralized open keel plate  
The disclosure reduces vertical movement of a floating offshore platform by including a centralized open keel plate coupled to the hull that allows water below and above the keel plate. As the...
8967913 Retractable chain connector  
A mooring leg connector (4) is configured for use with a mooring chain part (3) of a mooring leg extending up from the sea floor to moor a floating structure (1) to the seabed. The connector has...
8967064 Watercraft  
A watercraft, including; a mid section (2) and two side sections (3,4), whereby the mid section (2) has a seat (5) for a passenger and whereby the watercraft (1) has a steering mechanism. The...
8967066 Automatic docking line management system  
An apparatus and method for use on aquatic vessels for automatically retracting a docking line released from the vessel when undocking so that it is stored out of the water next to a fixed...
8960118 Lifting apparatus for submarine-atmospheric interface devices and submarine comprising the lifting apparatus  
A lifting apparatus for devices used for detection, observation, air intake or communication on a submarine comprises a first movable mounting unit and a second movable mounting unit equipped at...
8959694 Bridge apparatus  
A bridge apparatus to transfer persons between a moving structure such as a vessel and a second structure such as an offshore installation, for example, to span gaps between work boats and fixed...
8959931 Transporting and managing liquefied natural gas  
The present application is directed to methods and systems for transporting or importing LNG via vessels. Under the present techniques, SRTs, which are equipped with regasification equipment, LNG...
8960115 Water propelled personal craft  
A vehicle for use on the water that can be propelled into the air above the water is provided. The vehicle can include a main body, a board provided on the bottom of the main body, a seat, an...
8961247 Power supply system for marine drilling vessel  
A power supply system for a marine drilling vessel is provided. The power supply system comprises a first power grid section coupled to a generator configured to generate electric power and...
8960113 Marine vessel  
The invention relates to a marine vessel comprising a hull and a propulsion arrangement. The marine vessel is further provided with at least one vertically arranged cylinder (6) with a cylindrical...
8960482 Cryogenic liquid tank  
A hydrogen storage tank for a hydrogen fueled aircraft. The tank has a wall made of layers of aerogel sections around a hard shell layer, sealed within a flexible outer layer, and having the air...
8960117 Method and apparatus to facilitate cleaning marine survey equipment  
Techniques are disclosed relating to using a remote operated vehicle (ROV) to facilitate cleaning of a submerged geophysical equipment (e.g., a streamer) being towed behind a tow vessel. The ROV...
8960114 Marine lifting apparatus  
A catamaran lifting apparatus includes first and second vessels that are spaced apart during use. First and second frames span between the vessels. The first frame connects to the first vessel...
8960116 Dual draft crane vessel  
Vessel including a hull of a substantially closed surface has at deck level a lifting crane, ballast tanks within the hull and a ballast control unit for admitting water to the ballast tanks for...
8961079 Concentric cutting assembly, concentric cutting system, and net penetration method  
The problem of penetrating through nets and other objects is solved by cutting the object using concentric cutters in which a rotatable cutter having floating teeth rotates concentrically about a...
8955450 Offshore installation for producing electrical energy  
This offshore installation for producing electrical energy from thermal energy of the oceans includes a floating platform supporting a generator for producing electrical energy from the...