Global Patent Index - EP 1259420 A1

EP 1259420 A1 2002-11-27 - SUBMERSIBLE HEAVY LIFT CATAMARAN

Title (en)

SUBMERSIBLE HEAVY LIFT CATAMARAN

Title (de)

ABSENKBARER SCHWERLASTKATAMARAN

Title (fr)

CATAMARAN DE LEVAGE DE SUBMERSIBLE LOURD

Publication

EP 1259420 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00908114 A

Priority

NL 0000131 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0164507A1] The invention concerns a submersible heavy lift barge, comprising: at least one floating body (2, 3); an essentially rectangular deck box (4) arranged on and carried by the at least one floating body; at each corner of the deck box a stability tower (5, 6, 7); water ballast tanks arranged in the at least one floating body and/or in the stability towers; one or more ballast water pumps and/or compressors for ballasting or deballasting the water ballast tanks. The barge comprises two or more of said floating bodies which extend in the longitudinal direction of the barge, are spaced with respect to each other in the transverse direction of the barge to have an interspace (18) in between and are arranged symmetrically with respect to the central longitudinal axis (11) of the barge, the interspace being open in the forward and afterward direction.

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

B63B 35/00; B63B 1/12; B63B 35/42

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B63B 1/10 (2006.01); B63B 1/12 (2006.01); B63B 9/06 (2006.01); B63B 35/00 (2006.01); B63B 35/28 (2006.01); B63B 35/42 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B63B 35/003 (2013.01); B63B 9/065 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0164507A1

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

WO 0164507 A1 20010907; AU 2948600 A 20010912; BR 0017144 A 20030114; CA 2401409 A1 20010907; CN 1437543 A 20030820; EP 1259420 A1 20021127; JP 2003525170 A 20030826; KR 20020081378 A 20021026; TR 200202061 T2 20021223

INPADOC legal status


2004-03-31 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030924

2002-11-27 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20020902

2002-11-27 [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

2002-11-27 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Free text: AL;LT;LV;MK;RO PAYMENT 20020902;SI