Global Patent Index - EP 0833771 A4

EP 0833771 A4 2000-02-02 - IMPROVED DOCKING APPARATUS

Title (en)

IMPROVED DOCKING APPARATUS

Title (de)

DOCKVORRICHTUNG

Title (fr)

AMELIORATIONS APPORTEES A UN DISPOSITIF D'AMARRAGE

Publication

EP 0833771 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 96918512 A

Priority

  • AU 9600376 W
  • AU PN372995 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9700807A1] Docking apparatus (10) including a pair of spaced apart primary buoyancy bodies (11) and cradle assemblies (12) extending between the bodies (11), the primary buoyancy bodies (11) being capable of being filled with water and thus submerged to enable a water craft to be positioned over the cradle assemblies (12) and lifted clear of the water when water is expelled from the bodies (11). The cradles (12) include flexible sheets (13) of a V-shape configuration which adjust to the shape of a water craft seating thereon to enable the docking apparatus (11) to be used with a range of hulls of different form.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B63C 1/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B63C 1/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B63C 1/02 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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EPO simple patent family

WO 9700807 A1 19970109; AT 252483 T 20031115; AU PN372995 D0 19950713; CA 2225716 A1 19970109; CA 2225716 C 20070828; DE 69630450 D1 20031127; DE 69630450 T2 20040729; EP 0833771 A1 19980408; EP 0833771 A4 20000202; EP 0833771 B1 20031022; ES 2208745 T3 20040616; NZ 310361 A 19980924

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