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Riche Robert M: Marine loading arm for bunkering vessels. Societe Technique et Commercial d Installations Industrielles Luceat, Ritt Jr W W, Tripp C E, June 17, 1975: US3889728 (13 worldwide citation)

A compactly stowable marine loading arm especially suitable for mounting on he deck of relatively small or coaster-type marine tankers to facilitate transfer of fluids, and especially petroleum products such as bunker fuel, from the tankers to other ships, particularly container-carriers. The loadin ...


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Flory John F, Beazley Raymond A, Pedersen Kristen I: Multi-product swivel joint. Esso Research and Engineering Company, Paris F Donald, October 1, 1974: US3838718 (12 worldwide citation)

A multi-product fluid swivel assembly for handling more than one cargo flow at a time, for use in single anchor leg mooring systems where deballasting to shore is required, where bunkering is desired, or where it is desired to handle more than one product simultaneously. The fluid swivel assembly in ...


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C Duff Hughes, Frank Hornig, Kevin Brophy: Life raft container security system and method. Vane Line Bunkering, Thompson Coburn, February 27, 2007: US07183913 (6 worldwide citation)

A method comprises providing a container having a first container portion and a second container portion, placing an inflatable life raft within the container, placing a transmitter mechanism adjacent the container, and automatically detecting whether a tamper condition has occurred. The tamper cond ...


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Morgan J Williams: Bunkering system. Coal, Stevens Davis Miller & Mosher, July 15, 1980: US04212382 (6 worldwide citation)

The device comprises a variable height metering door located over a conveyor used to remove material from a bunker. The door is pivotable, so that rogue material such as pit props may pass it, and is movable up and down relative to the conveyor, so that the depth of material on the conveyor is varia ...


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Johnny Nylund: LNG fuel tank system for at least one gas engine used for ship propulsion. Waertsilae Oil & Gas Systems, Morrison & Foerster, November 26, 2013: US08591273 (5 worldwide citation)

An LNG fuel tank system for at least one gas engine used for ship propulsion is comprising at least one LNG fuel tank (4) and a gas vessel (8), the LNG fuel tank to be-bunkered from an onshore LNG pressure tank filling facility by means of an LNG filling line (1). According to the present invention ...


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Magnus Thomte: Liquid sampling. Interpower, William R Hinds, September 13, 1983: US04403517 (5 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for the sampling of heavy fuel oil supplied to a ship as bunker fuel consists of a pipe section for oil flow containing a static vane mixer, and a positive displacement pump with its inlet communicating with the interior of the pipe section downstream of the mixer, together with a delay ti ...


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Donald J Gallo: Marine loading and bunkering arrangement. Exxon Research & Engineering Co, F Donald Paris, January 3, 1978: US04066098 (5 worldwide citation)

An articulated branch assembly comprising pipe member and appropriately arranged combinations of fluid carrying swivels, ball joints, or rubber hose is fixed to the outboard end of a conventional marine cargo loading arm. The branch assembly is used for bunkering vessels while the arm is supported o ...


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Emmerichs Gerhard Dipl Ing: Process for diminishing harmful emissions when operating coal combustion plants.. Emmerichs Gerhard, October 25, 1989: EP0338103-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

In this process, the following substances are added before the combustion of the coal: a) special lime T, containing calcium carbonate and hexagonal carbon, and also b) residual products from the sugar industry, selected from i) syrupy molasses and/or ii) solid substance from beet cleaning and/or ii ...


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Thomte Per Magnus, Brooks Peter: Apparatus and method for sampling viscous liquid during delivery to a ship.. Interpower, Jenkins & Robert, December 16, 1981: EP0041825-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for the sampling of heavy fuel oil supplied to a ship as bunker fuel consists of a pipe section 6 for oil flow containing a static vane mixer 11, together with a portable unit 18 attachable thereto and having a sampling tube 26 communicating with the interior of the pipe section 6 downstre ...


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Hall Thomas: Improvements in helical chutes primarily for bunkering coal. Qualter Hall & Co Sales, March 6, 1957: GB769312-A (2 worldwide citation)

769,312. Helical shoots. QUALTER, HALL & CO. (SALES), Ltd. Feb. 15, 1955 [Nov. 16, 1953], No. 31768/53. Class 78 (1). A helical bunkering shoot consists of an upright open helix having a peripheral angle of between 25 degrees, 30 minutes and 28 degrees, 30 minutes to the horizontal and wherein the s ...



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