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(11)EP 2 480 811 B8

(12)CORRECTED EUROPEAN PATENT SPECIFICATION
Note: Bibliography reflects the latest situation

(15)Correction information:
Corrected version no 1 (W1 B1)

(48)Corrigendum issued on:
07.05.2014 Bulletin 2014/19

(45)Mention of the grant of the patent:
22.01.2014 Bulletin 2014/04

(21)Application number: 10773705.8

(22)Date of filing:  27.09.2010
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
F16L 1/20(2006.01)
B66C 13/02(2006.01)
B66D 1/26(2006.01)
B63B 27/08(2006.01)
B66C 23/52(2006.01)
(86)International application number:
PCT/IB2010/002403
(87)International publication number:
WO 2011/036547 (31.03.2011 Gazette  2011/13)

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Method and hoisting assembly for abandoning and/or recovering an underwater pipeline by means of a laying vessel and laying vessel equipped with such hoisting assembly

Verfahren und Hebevorrichtung zum Ablegen und/oder Bergen einer Unterwasser-Rohrleitung mittels eines Verlegeschiffes sowie mit solch einer Hebevorrichtung ausgestattetes Verlegeschiff

Procédé et ensemble de hissage permettant d'abandonner et/ou de récupérer un pipeline immergé à partir d'un navire de pose, et navire de pose pourvu dudit ensemble


(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO SE SI SK SM TR

(30)Priority: 25.09.2009 IT MI20091639

(43)Date of publication of application:
01.08.2012 Bulletin 2012/31

(73)Proprietor: Saipem S.p.A.
San Donato Milanese (IT)

(72)Inventors:
  • CHIODINI, Carlo
    I-33085 Maniago (IT)
  • MOCERI, Liborio
    F-28500 Cherisy (FR)
  • HUOT, Emmanuel
    F-28130 St Martin de Nigelles (FR)

(74)Representative: Eccetto, Mauro et al
Studio Torta S.p.A. Via Viotti, 9
10121 Torino
10121 Torino (IT)


(56)References cited: : 
EP-A1- 0 312 336
WO-A1-2009/002142
US-A- 5 951 227
WO-A1-2007/108673
GB-A- 2 456 626
US-A1- 2005 265 788
  
      
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