Six new ideas in subsea equipment are described including (1) the Cammell Laird Sea-Bed Vehicle, a tractor-habitat concept to crawl along the ocean floor, (2) the Bias-Cut HydroCouple from HydroTech Services, Houston, for difficult out-of-alignment connections in deep water, (3) the Wilson Marine Systems' crawler diving bell for pre-surveying, pipeline inspection, and trenching in depths to 600 ft, (4) the Shellfish (Shell Development Co.) marine pipeline locator, (5) a recently patented method (Esso Production Research Corp.) for vertical subsea pipelaying at depths below 1000 ft, and (6) Brown & Root's three-main submarine for a 1200 ft operating depth.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Gulf Publishing Company

    Box 2608
    Houston, TX  United States  77001
  • Publication Date: 1970-3

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  • Accession Number: 00056175
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Petroleum Institute
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1974 12:00AM