AN APPARATUS FOR TRANSFERRING LIQUID CARGO TO OR FROM A VESSEL MOORED OFFSHORE

An apparatus for transferring liquid cargo to or from a vessel moored offshore comprises a hollow erectable fluid-conducting mast connect to rigid arms which communicate with a liquid storage or supply station on the shore and which conduct the liquid to or from the vessel. The mast is capable of a wide range of motion about its submerged anchor to accommodate drifting of the vessel and lies on the sea bed when not in use.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • U.S. Patent Classification No. C1.141/387.
  • Corporate Authors:

    FMC Corporation

    Box 1201, 1107 Coleman Avenue
    San Jose, CA  USA  95108
  • Authors:
    • Billy, P J
  • Publication Date: 1968-11-5

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056641
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Petroleum Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Patent
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1974 12:00AM