A single-point mooring and loading system, especially from submerged crude oil or natural gas accumulation tank, includes a floating terminal, a loading boom pivotally mounted on the terminal at one end, provided with a flotation tank at the other, and consisting of a pair of legs which coverge at the flotation tank; a fluid path from the terminal to one of the legs; a loading hose attached to the outer end of the leg; and a device for mooring a vessel on the flotation tank. The second leg of the loading boom may be used to store the hose.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 32 Z F F CE Z
  • Corporate Authors:

    Mobil Oil Corporation

    Paulsboro, NJ  United States  08066
  • Authors:
    • Manning, W F
  • Publication Date: 1969-11-25

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056633
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Petroleum Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Patent
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1974 12:00AM