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1. (WO2018197881) MOORING APPARATUS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/197881    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2018/051102
Publication Date: Fri Nov 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Apr 27 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: B63B 21/10
B63B 21/50
Applicants: FLINTSTONE TECHNOLOGY LTD
Inventors: SMITH, David
Title: MOORING APPARATUS
Abstract:
A mooring apparatus (10a; 10b; 10c; 10d) comprising a socket (15a; 15b; 15c; 15d), a connection member (20a; 20b; 20c; 20d), and an arrangement (25a; 25b; 25c; 25d) for positioning and/or controlling the disposition of the connection member (20a; 20b; 20c; 20d) relative to the socket (15a; 15b; 15c; 15d), the connection member (20a; 20b; 20c; 20d) being receivable and/or retainable in the socket (15a; 15b; 15c; 15d). A method of configuring a mooring apparatus (10a; 10b; 10c; 10d), wherein the method comprises providing the mooring apparatus (10a; 10b; 10c; 10d), the method further comprising connecting a first portion of a line (35) to a line engaging apparatus (30a) and positioning or extending the line (35) around the positioning arrangement (25a; 25b; 25c; 25d).