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US20130032073 ARTICULATED TUG BARGE, TRAILING SUCTION HOPPER DREDGE SYSTEM  
An articulated tug barge hopper dredge including a tug, a barge, and a coupling system configured to interconnect the tug and the barge. The tug has a bow and the barge has a notch in a periphery...
US20120095628 SAFETY SYSTEM FOR MARINE VESSELS  
There is elucidated a safety system for a marine vessel. The vessel includes two engines coupled to propellers for propelling the vessel through water. The vessel is provided with a digital anchor...
US20130231805 SWIMMING HOOP RINGS FOR DETECTING SAFETY OF CHILDREN  
A swimming hoop ring is provided for detecting safety of children. In one embodiment, a swimming hoop ring includes a ring made of plastic, wherein the ring is being worn by a child; a top GPS...
US20110153125 Systems and Methods for Orienting a Marine Vessel to Minimize Pitch or Roll  
Systems and methods for orienting a marine vessel minimize at least one of pitch and roll in a station keeping mode. A control device having a memory and a programmable circuit is programmed to...
US20140032016 ADVANCED COOPERATIVE DEFENSIVE MILITARY TACTICS, ARMOR, AND SYSTEMS  
This invention provides impact detection and vehicle cooperation to achieve particular goals and determine particular threat levels. For example, an impact/penetration sensing device may be...
US20120304911 ACTIVE CONTROL SYSTEM FOR FLOATING OFFSHORE WIND TURBINE PLATFORMS  
A dynamic anchoring system for use in stabilizing a floating platform is provided. The dynamic anchoring system includes a mooring assembly having a plurality of rodes each with an adjustable...
US20150112520 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DETACHING COMPARTMENTS ATTACHED TO A WATERCRAFT  
A method and system for detaching one or more compartments attached to a watercraft in response to a detected event, the method including detecting an event with respect to a compartment attached...
US20120135649 SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING MARINE CRAFT WITH STEERABLE PROPELLERS  
An apparatus and method for use with a marine vessel having a first steerable propeller and a second steerable propeller is disclosed. The apparatus and method providing for movement of the first...
US20110320073 METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT FOR CONTROLLING ENERGY CONSUMPTION IN A MARINE VESSEL  
An apparatus and a method are disclosed for controlling energy consumption in a marine vessel having a plurality of energy consuming users and fuel consuming engines. An exemplary apparatus...
US20110281478 SYSTEMS, DEVICES AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING ENERGY FOR SHIP PROPULSION  
The present invention allows for the replacement of polluting and inefficient diesel-based marine propulsion systems. A natural-gas burning power plant in combination and at least one renewable...
US20090105894 Outboard motor control apparatus  
In an apparatus installed on a boat for identifying and controlling operation of an outboard motor selected by an operator and clamped to the boat from among outboard motors in different models...
US20120232719 System and Method for Automatically Navigating a Depth Contour  
A system for controlling a marine vessel that includes a sonar depth finder configured to display a chart for a body of water. The chart has depth information for the body of water, and is...
US20120266799 Method For Maintaining The Heading Of A Ship  
A method for maintaining the heading of a ship during movements caused by waves approaching the ship from a stern direction by activating a control surface in a bow of the ship such that the...
US20110208377 EFFICIENCY OPTIMIZING PROPELLER SPEED CONTROL FOR SHIPS  
The invention relates to a method for improving the propulsion efficiency of vessels. The improvement is obtained by utilising wave induced variations in propeller inflow, i.e. the speed of water...
US20110213515 PREDICTIVE MAPPING SYSTEM FOR ANGLERS  
A method includes receiving, at a computing device, a search request that includes one or more search criteria for a body of water. The one or more search criteria include an identification of a...
US20150127197 USE OF CENTER ENGINE FOR DOCKING  
In a marine propulsion control system for controlling a set of propulsion units carried by a hull of a vessel, cavitation typically occurs on the propulsion unit with reverse gear engaged, and in...
US20120130571 Method for Navigation in No-Passing Zones  
A method for assisting tug boats, work boats and other vessels to navigate no-passing zones, such as narrow channel areas, along an inland and other waterways to avoid passing or overtaking other...
US20080306642 Remote controlled position sensing and auto-leveling boat lift controller  
The present invention disclosure relates to boat lifts and in particular a boat lift preferably employing to a remote controlled, position sensing and auto-leveling boat lift controller. The...
US20120259489 SHIP MANEUVERING CONTROL METHOD AND SHIP MANEUVERING CONTROL SYSTEM  
A short-term planned route from a start position that is a ship position at a first time up to an end position that is the ship position at a second time is designed based on a planned route, an...
US20110320072 VARIABLE TRIM DEFLECTOR SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A MARINE VESSEL  
A method and a system for controlling a marine vessel having first and second trim deflectors is disclosed. The first and second trim deflectors have a first surface having a first area and a...
US20140032017 INTEGRATED FRAMEWORK FOR VEHICLE OPERATOR ASSISTANCE BASED ON A TRAJECTORY PREDICTION AND THREAT ASSESSMENT  
Various types and levels of operator assistance are performed within a unified, configurable framework. A model of the device with a model of the environment and the current state of the device...
US20120295499 WAVE-POWERED DEVICE WITH ONE OR MORE TETHERS HAVING ONE OR MORE RIGID SECTIONS  
Many of the known wave-powered devices (“WPDs”) comprise (1) a float, (2) a swimmer, and (3) a tether connecting the float and the swimmer. The swimmer generates thrust as the float moves up and...
US20110297070 Propulsion System for an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle  
An underwater vehicle is provided to move in various orientations and directions, including pitch, yaw, roll, heave, surge and sway. The underwater vehicle comprises an upper body and a lower...
US20130260620 SHIP HAVING AN OPENING FOR REMOVING A POWER SUPPLY SYSTEM  
The invention relates to a ship, in particular a cargo ship, having a power supply system. The invention relates in particular to a ship having a plurality of diesel electric systems for providing...
US20080004759 DOCKING AND STEERING SYSTEM  
A boat camper vessel 10 has a pair of pontoons 12, 13 joined by a bridge 44 that provides the deck of the vessel. A main canopy 22 stores in the bow when not is use. The raised canopy 22 is...
US20120248769 Tuned Rolling Wave Energy Extractor  
An apparatus for extracting wave energy may include a watercraft, a pendulum and an energy converter. The watercraft may be configured to roll in response to wave action and may have roll...
US20120221182 CONTROLLING MOVEMENT OF A VESSEL TRAVELING THROUGH WATER DURING A SEISMIC SURVEY OPERATION  
To perform control of movement of a marine vessel traveling through water during a seismic survey operation, input information relating to factors that affect a speed of the marine vessel is...
US20110137500 ANTITHEFT APPARATUS FOR EQUIPMENT WITH PRIME MOVER  
In an apparatus for preventing theft of equipment such as outboard motor having a prime mover (engine), a prime mover controller and an authenticator (26) that acquires ID information from an...
US20150169273 PERIPHERAL VISION HOVER DRIFT CUEING  
Peripheral vision hover drift cueing methods, systems and computer readable media are disclosed. For example, a system can include one or more sensors, and a peripheral vision hover drift cueing...
US20150088346 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING INFORMATION ON FUEL SAVINGS, SAFE OPERATION, AND MAINTENANCE BY REAL-TIME PREDICTIVE MONITORING AND PREDICTIVE CONTROLLING OF AERODYNAMIC AND HYDRODYNAMIC ENVIRONMENTAL INTERNAL/EXTERNAL FORCES, HULL STRESSES, MOTION WITH SIX DEGREES OF FREEDOM, AND THE LOCATION OF MARINE STRUCTURE  
A system for monitoring a physical change of a marine structure includes a complex optical measuring instrument configured to detect a behavior and structural change of the marine structure by...
US20140136032 ARRANGEMENT FOR DETERMINING A FORCE ACTING ON A RUDDER  
In order to reduce the switching hysteresis in a dynamic positioning system and/or an autopilot system for watercraft, an arrangement is provided for determining a force acting on a rudder for...
US20110112707 ARRANGEMENT FOR DETERMINING A FORCE ACTING ON A RUDDER  
In order to reduce the switching hysteresis in a dynamic positioning system and/or an autopilot system for watercraft, an arrangement is provided for determining a force acting on a rudder for...
US20150183497 METHOD FOR PREDICTING AT LEAST ONE MOVEMENT OF A SHIP UNDER THE EFFECT OF THE WAVES  
The method consists of: A step of estimating a direction (D) of propagation of the swell and a propagation speed of the swell, a step of measuring the development of a characteristic value of the...
US20150251741 AUTONOMOUS POWER GENERATION IN SUBMERSIBLE ENVIRONMENTS  
Embodiments provide for safely and reliably operating a generator in a submersible environment utilizing an autonomous control system. One embodiment is a power generation system that includes a...
US20090281686 Floating Dock Deflection Management Systems  
This invention relates to a ready system for providing floating dock deflection management systems increasing operations efficiency and providing accurate, safe control to eliminate man-made...
US20060089794 Touch display fishing boat steering system and method  
The present invention is directed towards an improved method for creating a navigational route by drawing a desired route on a screen in a continuous motion and utilizing a computer to generate...
US20080201029 Facilitating navigation of vessels in specific water environments  
A method of facilitating movement of a vessel in a specific navigation environment. Characteristics of the vessel are evaluated relative to conditions in the environment to define a navigation...
US20150066256 ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE ESTIMATION DEVICE OF OUTBOARD MOTOR  
By obtaining an atmospheric pressure learning value by applying filtering to an estimated atmospheric pressure found from an estimated atmospheric pressure map in an atmospheric pressure learning...
US20150120102 TURNING PROGRESS DISPLAY APPARATUS, AUTOPILOT DEVICE AND METHOD OF DISPLAYING TURNING PROGRESS  
A turning progress display apparatus is provided. The turning progress display apparatus includes an azimuth information acquiring module configured to acquire azimuth information that is at least...
US20110126752 Submarine With Underwater Exhaust Discharge During Snorkeling Mode  
A submarine or surface watercraft is equipped with at least one, preferably supercharged charging diesel engine, which serves to charge the vessel's batteries and which is operated in a controlled...
US20140316620 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR AVERTING AND DAMPING ROLLING OF A SHIP  
This invention relates to a method and a device for averting and damping rolling of an engine-driven marine vessel with propeller propulsion. The proposed method recognizes the fact that the speed...
US20110056423 POWERED SURFBOARD  
A motorized surfboard comprises top and bottom shells. The top shell comprises recesses that may contain motors, batteries, and motor controllers. The bottom shell comprises recesses that may...
US20120158303 UNMANNED DRIFTING SUBSTANCE MONITORING BUOY, DRIFTING SUBSTANCE MONITORING SYSTEM, AND DRIFTING SUBSTANCE MONITORING METHOD  
An unmanned drifting substance monitoring buoy (10) is thrown into a water area where a drifting substance is present, thereby tracking and monitoring the drifting substance. The unmanned drifting...
US20100131133 UNMANNED BOAT AUTOMATIC SURVEY SYSTEM AND UNMANNED BOAT AUTOMATIC SURVEY METHOD  
The present invention is about an unmanned boat automatic survey device and an unmanned boat automatic surveying method that automatically generate survey routes and automatically survey...
US20100107961 CONVERTIBLE TOP FOR YACHT  
A retractable convertible top for a pleasure craft, including a canvas type fabric and stowable linkage mechanism, is described. This convertible top may be fully deployed and retracted...
US20120158215 Programmable Surface  
In exemplary embodiments of this invention, a programmable surface comprises an array of cells. Each of the cells can communicate electronically with adjacent cells in the array, can compute, and...
US20120072059 METHOD FOR THE COMPUTER-SUPPORTED CONTROL OF A SHIP  
The positions and motions of a bow and a stern of the ship are detected using redundant devices and evaluated to automatically perform difficult maneuvers in ports or to generate recommendations...
US20140288735 TILT-ANGLE ADJUSTING APPARATUS AND SHIP PROPULSION MACHINE  
To provide a technique capable of adjusting a tilt angle of a ship propulsion machine body with respect to a hull to a tilt angle suitable for a travelling state easily and with high accuracy. A...
US20080201031 BOAT PROPULSION UNIT AND BOAT  
A boat is capable of preventing shocks on gears in meshing engagement with each other and an abrupt movement thereof when a remote control shift lever is quickly rotated to reverse from a cruising...
US20090107386 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR MARINE DEPLOYMENT  
Methods and apparatus for marine deployment according to various aspects of the present invention may operate in conjunction with a floatable housing adapted to be deployed by a marine vehicle....

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