AN APPARATUS FOR MOORING, LOADING, AND UNLOADING SHIPS OFFSHORE

An apparatus for mooring, loading and unloading ships offshore comprises an arm with one portion mounted on a base at the sea bottom for universal rotation at one end and with a second portion hinged to the other end for limited pivotal movement. The free end of the second portion is kept above sea level by floats. A conduit within the first and second portions has a free end for attachment to the ship.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • U.S. Patent Classification: C1.141/387.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Esso Research and Engineering Company

    Florham Park, NJ  USA  07932
  • Authors:
    • Hnot, W R
  • Publication Date: 1971-3-23

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056580
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Petroleum Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Patent
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1974 12:00AM