Global Patent Index - EP 1819589 A1

EP 1819589 A1 20070822 - UNDERWATER REMOTELY OPERATED VEHICLE

Title (en)

UNDERWATER REMOTELY OPERATED VEHICLE

Title (de)

FERNBETÄTIGTES UNTERWASSERFAHRZEUG

Title (fr)

VEHICULE TELECOMMANDE SOUS-MARIN

Publication

EP 1819589 A1 20070822 (EN)

Application

EP 05808044 A 20051123

Priority

  • GB 2005004493 W 20051123
  • GB 0425694 A 20041123

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO2006056765A1] An underwater vehicle having at least one thruster (12) that is pivotally mounted on the vehicle. Preferred embodiments comprise a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) with a thruster (12) in each of four corners. Each thruster may be pivoted du ring use in order to direct the thrust in the optimum direction to move the ROV in the desired direction. Embodiments of the present invention are more efficient than conventional ROVs which utilise fixed thrusters.

IPC 8 full level

B63C 11/42 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

B63C 11/42 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 2006056765A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

DOCDB simple family (publication)

WO 2006056765 A1 20060601; EP 1819589 A1 20070822; GB 0425694 D0 20041222; NO 20073127 L 20070618; US 2007283871 A1 20071213

DOCDB simple family (application)

GB 2005004493 W 20051123; EP 05808044 A 20051123; GB 0425694 A 20041123; NO 20073127 A 20070618; US 80541307 A 20070523