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8931427 Safety tender lift  
The invention comprises a tender pick up (1) having the appropriately formed retainer (4) hinged on a chock (2). The retainer (4) is manually or by means of cylinder (5) and spring (6) preloaded...
8813549 Testing apparatus for off-load and on-load unhooking simulation of the release device of a closed lifeboat  
A testing apparatus for off-load and on-load unhooking simulation of the release device of a closed lifeboat includes two main mechanisms, two hydraulic jacks, two suspension ring bases, a...
8667921 Coupling  
A coupling for coupling a fall (26) to a lifeboat (1) comprising locking portions and a receiving portion constituting a hollow (10) having a open end and an upwardly facing aperture (15). The...
8640340 Offshore wind turbine installation  
Installation vessels and methods for offshore wind turbine installation are disclosed. In one embodiment, a cantilever mast is used to transfer of wind turbine components from an installation...
8596213 Launch apparatus  
There is provided launch apparatus (14) comprising at least one moveable arm (18) mountable on a water vehicle, wherein the moveable arm (18) carries a carriage means (20, 20′) moveable between a...
8316991 Device of an evacuation system  
There is disclosed a device of an evacuation system, in particular a foldable evacuation means which is arranged to be lowered from a parked folded up position on the vessel to be evacuated to...
8171873 Assembly for deploying a payload from a submarine  
A submarine (1) has an assembly (3) for deploying a life raft (5), the assembly (3) being located in a well (7) formed outside the submarine's pressure hull (11). The assembly includes a pressure...
7815394 Device for a watercraft for picking up and launching boats  
The invention relates to a device for a watercraft for picking up and launching boats. The device comprises an extension arm that is coupled in such a manner that it can swing freely on the...
7681515 Life raft launcher  
A life raft canister is launched from a below deck doorway. A launcher is activated and pneumatically opens a below deck door, exposing the doorway. The same inflation tank inflates an elongated...
7438016 Method and device for launching into the water a means for life-saving at sea from a height greater than its maximum launch height  
The invention relates to methods and devices for launching into the water, from a height H greater than a predetermined height hmax, a life-saving object designed to be able to be launched into...
7231882 Support assembly for loading and securing a tender  
A support assembly for loading and securing a tender including first and second subassemblies. The first assembly includes a winch assembly for positioning the tender on the support assembly and...
7131878 Device of a basket for scooping up objects  
A device for a basket (20) for scooping up or rescuing objects lying in the sea is described, where the basket, in connection to a landing site, such as onboard a vessel (10), can be shifted from...
7069874 Davit-launched life raft  
Life raft (1) launched by davit (7) and comprising for this purpose hanging means (4, 5) able to be held in a hook (6) suspended from the davit (7), this raft (1) being fitted out with equipment...
6953003 Watercraft landing cradle  
A parallelgram arrangement of linkages interconnect a stern ramp frame with a plurality of parallel rails vertically adjusted to positions above the ramp frame by actuators for reception and...
6672242 Vessel  
The vessel includes a lifeboat, a housing positioned at the side of the vessel and defining a recess in which the lifeboat is stowed, hatch access to the lifeboat from a boat deck of the vessel,...
6591775 Unmanned offshore platform and method of performing maintenance work thereon  
There is disclosed at least one embodiment for a system for use in performing maintenance work on an unmanned offshore platform, comprising a sea-going support craft for transporting a maintenance...
6591770 Boating lift  
A boat lift for attachment to the aft transom of a larger boat for lifting and lowering smaller water craft, utilizes a single double acting hydraulic cylinder to move a truck horizontally within...
6510808 Evacuation refuge  
An evacuation refuge for a maritime unit. A rescue station includes at least one space operable to be completely closed from a surrounding environment for longterm occupation therein. A plurality...
6431105 Method for bringing people in life boats aboard a support vessel and a support vessel  
A method for bringing people in life boats in the sea aboard a support vessel, in which a rescue craft is launched from a ramp in the stern of the support vessel. The rescue craft carrying a rope...
6152065 Apparatus for launching and recovery of boats  
A dock, for launching and recovery of a lifeboat, rescue boat or like small boat on a vessel, a floating platform or a fixed installation. The boat (14) is normally stored on the dock. The dock is...
6138605 Access and evacuation apparatus with articulated arm  
There is provided an improved access and evacuation apparatus for an offshore platform, in which the apparatus comprises an articulated arm for rotatably mounting on an offshore platform. The arm...
6095080 Tilting frame fold away swing boom skiff lift  
A transom mounted tilting frame fold away swing boom skiff lift for launching, retrieving and stowage of a tender or skiff on a larger yacht comprised of a twin swing boom davit arrangement...
6038994 Small boat support and rigging apparatus and method of use  
The present invention provides a support and rigging apparatus and a method of use for securing a small craft to a vessel afloat in a body of water. The apparatus has a plurality of support arms...
5791281 Lifting harness for a dinghy  
A lifting harness for hoisting a dinghy includes a hoisting ring having a top and a bottom. The ring has a portion at the top for fastening the ring to an overhead hoist. The ring also includes a...
5765500 Life rafts on ships  
A system for deploying life rafts from ships, wherein the life rafts are of the inflatable type and where there are stocking-like bodies for transfer of personnel from the ship to at least one of...
5706755 Access and evacuation system for an offshore platform  
There is provided a new and useful access and evacuation sytem for an offshore platform, the system comprising a rotating arm for mounting on the support structure of an offshore platform, the arm...
5636587 Support apparatus for a small watercraft adapted to be secured to a carrier on a large watercraft and method of loading the small watercraft  
A watercraft carrier is secured to a large watercraft having a transom. The carrier includes a mounting structure secured to the transom and a platform structure including a pair of laterally...
5619951 System for launching a lifeboat  
A system for launching a lifeboat (11) from davits (12) on an offshore drilling platform (10) comprises a submerged buoyancy device (10) tethered to the bow of the lifeboat (11) by a cable (13)...
5522341 Apparatus to raise a small boat  
Apparatus to raise a small boat and outboard motor from a position in the water to a stored position against the mother vessel with the outboard motor substantially vertical while in the storage...
5374211 Lifesaving devices  
A lifesaving device is formed of a plurality of gas charge devices, a plurality of cylindrical bodies each of which has one end connected to one of said gas charge devices corresponding thereto...
5341761 Evacuation system  
A system for launching and retrieving boats from an offshore work platform, the system comprising a deployment arm adapted to be rotatably secured at one end thereof to superstructure of the...
5133275 On board dinghy cradle  
The on board dinghy cradle comprises a framework of hollow tubings which are secured together by fittings and connectors. The framework produced includes bottom cross members which extend across...
5113783 Support for dinghy  
A boat having a rear transom and a horizontally enlarged platform fixed to the rear transom and projecting rearwardly from an outer rear surface thereof. A dinghy support arrangement is mounted on...
5018475 Inflatable dinghy bracket  
A bracket is provided for securing an inflatable dinghy having opposing pontoon portions to a yacht. The bracket comprises a member adatped to fit over one of the pontoon portions, and having at...
4964358 Small boat hoisting apparatus and method  
A small boat or dinghy rigging mechanism is provided advantageously designed to permit the expeditious recovery, hoisting and stowing of a small boat or dinghy in an upright position at the stern...
4861299 Rescue lift  
A rescue lift is provided wherein a frame supporting a rescue net is pivotally attached to a work boat by means of a rotating drive shaft positioned on the boat. A float is provided on the end of...
4850295 Davit system for an inflatable dinghy or other small inflatable boat  
A davit for an inflatable dinghy or other small inflatable boat including a pair of lock devices secured to the stern of the carrier boat for engaging and supporting hanger assembly mounted on the...
4834016 Liferaft launch system  
A liferaft deployment apparatus comprising a frame, a platform, and a liferaft container receptacle. The platform is positioned within the frame and is movable between a liferaft retention...
4822311 Free fall submersible life saving device for offshore structures  
A free fall, submersible life saving device for an offshore structure has a spherical pressure shell in a casing. The upper part of the device has a lifting frame and at least one manhole closed...
4781144 Off-shore drilling installation evacuation system  
There is provided a new and useful offshore evacuation system for drilling rigs or platforms comprising a launch structure for a survival craft; the structure comprising at least one support strut...
4763943 Crane hook  
A system for retrieval and launching of lifeboats, buoys or the like includes a lifeboat provided at a point centrally above the hull, with a rigid, inverted V-shaped suspension member adapted to...
4746157 Lifting device for setting floating objects afloat in the water and raising them, particularly boats  
A lifting device is provided for rapidly coupling and uncoupling a floating load, such as a boat, when it is set afloat or raised from the water. It includes essentially a hook secured to the load...
4739721 Boat for vertical and horizontal transfer  
This invention relates to a boat designed as a self-hoisting unit for the vertical and horizontal transfer of persons and/or equipment from a ship to an offshore platform and vice versa. The boat...
4711196 Marine survival system  
On launch of a lifecraft from a marine platform or other vessel, an electrically powered tug connected to the lifecraft by stowed cable aligns the lifecraft away from the platform and tows it away...
4641596 Boat dock and lift  
A boat dock and lift is disclosed in which an upright frame is provided having a pair of spaced upright members and a horizontal cross member therebetween. A lift is movably mounted on the frame....
4527503 Spar buoy escape system for offshore platforms  
An offshore platform is shown in position over the seabed. An escape chamber in the form of a spar buoy is mounted on a platform and extends from the platform above the surface of the water to...
4526126 Rubber boat stern support device  
A device for storing and carrying an inflatable pontoon boat on a yacht features upwardly opening hooks that engage a pontoon so that the boat may rest against the stern of a yacht. The hooks are...
4522144 Life saving system for marine structure  
A rescue system for a marine structure such as an offshore drilling rig or production platform includes an enclosed type life boat constructed to be supported on board the marine structure by...
4461233 Releasing device for life boats and the like  
A device for releasing a life boat or the like from a hoisting cable, said device comprising a lifting members (13) attached to the boat, a hook (15) being pivotably mounted at said lifting...
4365579 Survival capsule module and methods of constructing and utilizing  
A life survival capsule for use on shipboard, of substantially spheroidal shape, having self-contained life suporting facilities and supplies for approximately 16 occupants, with double-hulled...

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