Global Patent Index - EP 1043222 A1

EP 1043222 A1 2000-10-11 - Vessel and method for catching an object floating in a waterway

Title (en)

Vessel and method for catching an object floating in a waterway

Title (de)

Fahrzeug und Verfahren für das Fangen eines in Fahrwasser treibendes Objekts

Title (fr)

Navire et méthode pour attraper un objet flottant dans une voie navigable

Publication

EP 1043222 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00201194 A

Priority

NL 1011761 A

Abstract (en)

The invention relates to a vessel adapted to catch an object floating in a waterway, such as a buoy, for instance in order to repair, replace or remove it, characterized in that the vessel is provided with: a space (22) communicating with the waterway for catching the object; and means (1-9) for releasably fastening the object to the vessel. The invention also relates to a method for catching an object floating in a waterway, such as a buoy, for instance in order to repair, replace or remove it, characterized in that the method comprises the steps of: manoeuvring with a vessel which is provided with a space communicating with the waterway in a manner such that the object is caught in the space; and fastening the object releasably to the vessel. <IMAGE>

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

B63B 27/16

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B63B 27/16 (2006.01); B63B 27/36 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B63B 27/36 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

None

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 1043222 A1 20001011; NL 1011761 C2 20001010

INPADOC legal status


2004-05-12 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20031101

2001-06-27 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

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2001-05-23 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20010326

2000-10-11 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2000-10-11 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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