A single-point mooring system comprises a buoy anchored to the sea bottom and a floating wharf which can move around the buoy horizontally and vertically. The buoy and the wharf may be joined by rigid struts, which may be tied to one place on the buoy and to two separate points on the wharf. The struts may have flexible hinges, one at each end, and with each comprising a central pivot passing through a hole in a pivot plate, which may be mounted between two deformable protective units mounted on the central pivot.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Venezuelian Patent Application 66/0031, dated Jan. 11, 1966.
  • Corporate Authors:

    British Petroleum

    1 St. James Place
    London,   United Kingdom  SW1Y 4PD
  • Authors:
    • Saurin, B F
    • McFeeters, J N
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056578
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Petroleum Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Patent
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1974 12:00AM