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US20110174207 System and method for using copper coating to prevent marine growth on towed geophysical equipment  
A system comprises towed marine seismic equipment marine seismic equipment, adapted for towing through a body of water; and a coating of copper particles covering the marine seismic equipment to...
US20140109818 KNUCKLE DEFLECTOR FOR MARINE SEISMIC SURVEY SYSTEM  
Deflectors configured to be attached to cables towed behind a vessel for performing a marine survey and associated methods are provided. A deflector has a body including a wing portion and a...
US20140326170 TOWING DEVICE WITH A HINGED FAIRLEAD  
A towing device, intended to be fitted to the deck of a ship, comprises a winch, a cable and a fairlead, the cable running through the fairlead under the action of the winch. The fairlead...
US20140202061 A TRAWL DOOR OR PARAVANE WITH REMOTE CONTROL ADJUSTMENT  
A trawl door, deflector, vane or paravane (40) constructed with adjustable panels (22, 23, 24) and driving units (25) for control the water flow through the spreading device during towing through...
US20080289560 SUBMERSIBLE CARGO CONTAINER  
Various embodiments of this invention disclose a standard sized shipping container that is submersible, such that it may be towed behind a seagoing vessel as well as loaded and stored on the deck...
US20140104985 MARINE SEISMIC SURVEYING IN ICY OR OBSTRUCTED WATERS  
A skeg mounts from the stern of a towing vessel and extends below the waterline. A channel in the skeg protects cables for steamers and a source of a seismic system deployed from the vessel. Tow...
US20140102347 MARINE SEISMIC SURVEYING IN ICY OR OBSTRUCTED WATERS  
A skeg mounts from the stern of a towing vessel and extends below the waterline. A channel in the skeg protects cables for steamers and a source of a seismic system deployed from the vessel. Tow...
US20110242940 Noise suppression by adaptive speed regulation of towed marine geophysical streamer  
A method for towing marine geophysical sensor streamers in a body of water includes moving a towing vessel at a selected speed along the surface of the body of water. At least one geophysical...
US20090194012 Procedure for descent of equipment to bottom of sea  
The present invention refers to a process to permit descent to sea bottom, with the use of two conventional tug boats, of equipment used in submarine field oil field exploration, especially...
US20130239863 TETHERED TOW BODY, COMMUNICATIONS APPARATUS AND SYSTEM  
The problem of providing a submerged vehicle with above-the-surface communications to a nearby vessel, shore platform, or satellite while traveling at operating speed is solved by an efficiently...
US20120006245 CABLE CONNECTION SYSTEM FOR UNDERWATER VEHICLE  
A system for interconnecting a mother ship with a submersible vehicle using a cable towed by the mother ship. The cable has a first cable end connected to the mother ship and a second cable end to...
US20090293792 TOWING AND SUBSEA INSTALLATION OF LONG ARTICLES  
An elongate article (100) such as a prefabricated pipeline of several kilometres length is towed through water. The article is provided along its length with buoyancy adjusting material (102)...
US20090025622 DEVICE FOR CLOSING A FUSELAGE CONNECTED TO A TOWED SUBMARINE OBJECT AND THE APPLIANCE THUS EQUIPPED  
A device for selectively opening and closing a fuselage coupled to a towed submarine object. The device comprises first and second shells articulatable with respect each other by a hinge assembly....
US20090050044 Steerable paravane system for towed seismic streamer arrays  
A paravane for a seismic acquisition system includes a float, a frame suspended from the float, deflectors affixed to the frame, and means for coupling a tow rope to a lead-in functionally...
US20090211509 POSITION CONTROLLER FOR A TOWED ARRAY  
A position controller capable of controlling the depth or lateral position of a towed array. The position controller comprises a tubular fuselage from which a pair of wings may be extended over a...
US20120186507 TOWABLE BUOY  
A towable buoy having a tow point for connection to a tow cable of a vessel, wherein the position of the tow point is translationally moveable with respect to the remainder of the buoy. Also, a...
US20110203509 Tension management control system and methods used with towed marine sensor arrays  
A method for towing a sensor streamer array in a body of water includes towing a plurality of sensor streamers behind a vessel in the water, measuring tension at a plurality of positions along the...
US20080141916 Small Vessel Capable Of High Tow Force  
A small watercraft with watertight hull and an area at the rear in close proximity to the waterline that provides a means to mount payloads. Engines powering propellers are installed forward of...
US20080267009 Containerized Geophysical Equipment Handling and Storage Systems, and Methods of Use  
Systems and methods for marine seismic cable deployment and retrieval are described. One system comprises a plurality of portable containers, each container temporarily storing a marine seismic...
US20090241826 SUBMERSIBLE VEHICLES AND METHODS FOR TRANSITING THE SAME IN A BODY OF LIQUID  
A submersible vehicle for use in a body of liquid includes a vehicle body, a pair of fins coupled to the vehicle body on opposed sides thereof, and a dihedral angle control system. The dihedral...
US20130139742 PARAVANE INCREASED LIFT, TOWING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A method and a marine towing system for towing streamers or sources. The towing system includes a connecting line; a first paravane connected to the connecting line, wherein the connecting line is...
US20140069313 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...
US20120222607 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING FORCE DEVELOPED BY A PARAVANE SYSTEM  
Controlling lateral force developed by a paravane system. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are methods including: towing a paravane system through water, the towing by way of a bridle...
US20150020726 LEAD-IN CABLE WITH A REPLACEABLE PORTION AND METHOD  
A lead-in cable used to tow a streamer behind a vessel includes a replaceable portion removably connected between a portion of the lead-in cable attached to the vessel and the streamer....
US20090245021 RECONSTRUCTING LOW FREQUENCY DATA RECORDINGS USING A SPREAD OF SHALLOW AND DEEP STREAMERS  
A technique includes obtaining first data indicative of seismic measurements acquired by seismic sensors of a first set of towed streamers and obtaining second data indicative of seismic...
US20120145064 Docking Apparatuses and Methods  
An intercepting vehicle, which is being towed by a towing vehicle, may home in on and attach to a retrievable vehicle that catches up to the intercepting vehicle from behind. Then, the...
US20080270035 System and Technique to Remove Perturbation Noise from Seismic Sensor Data  
A technique includes obtaining a noise measurement, which is acquired by a seismic sensor while in tow. Based on the noise measurement, a compensation for at least one of an alignment of the...
US20170183064 WATER SURFACE AUTONOMOUS VESSEL  
The invention notably relates to a water surface autonomous vessel having a hull and configured to be connected, through a lead-in cable having a negative buoyancy, to an end of a seismic cable...
US20170106946 DYNAMICALLY CONTROLLED FOIL SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Foil systems for steering source and receiver arrangements for gathering seismic data are connected to buoys supporting seismic sources and receivers. Each foil system includes a positive buoyancy...
US20160214694 NODE DEPLOYER  
An apparatus (100) for deploying and retrieving seismic nodes (200) comprises a towing connection (101) connecting the apparatus (100) to a towing cable (10) running from a towing vessel; vertical...
US20160121973 DEFLECTOR GRIP ADAPTER, DEFLECTOR AND SYSTEM FOR LAUNCHING AND HAULING OF SUCH A DEFLECTOR  
A marine deflector handling system includes a seismic survey vessel with a deflector towing sheave with a towing line to a seismic deflector bridle block. The bridle block includes, as counted...
US20160096595 CUTTER DEVICE FOR MARINE SURVEY SYSTEM AND RELATED METHOD  
Device, system and method for protecting towed marine survey equipment from line entanglement are provided. A cutter device has a mounting mechanism configured to fixedly attach at a predetermined...

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