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1. (WO2018197883) MID-LINE TENSIONER

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/197883    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2018/051104
Publication Date: Fri Nov 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Apr 27 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: B63B 21/08
B63B 21/10
Applicants: FLINTSTONE TECHNOLOGY LTD
Inventors: TAYLOR, Richard
Title: MID-LINE TENSIONER
Abstract:
A mooring apparatus (50) comprising a guide portion (55) for guiding a portion of a first mooring line (60), an arrangement (65) for connecting or coupling the apparatus (50) to a second mooring line (70), and a lock (75) or lock means. The guide portion (55) is moveably connected to the arrangement, and the lock is connected to, attached toor provided on the arrangement.A system (250) for tensioning a mooring line, the system comprising the mooring apparatus (50) and the first mooring line (60) and/or the second mooring line (70). A method of tensioning a mooring line, wherein the method comprises providing the system for tensioning a mooring line,and the method further comprises applying a pulling force to a first portion of a first mooring line (60) in a direction away from the apparatus (50).