WO/2016/076731 BRIDLE BLOCK FOR A DEFLECTOR||WO||19.05.2016|
||PCT/NO2015/050212||MØRENOT OFFSHORE AS ||HURLEN, Stig |
A bridle block (17) for a deflector (1), the bridle block (17) including a stem (7) and a rocker arm (18) pivotably attached to each other on a pivot axis (19), the stem (7) having an attachment (20) for a towline (31) from a vessel (3), a forward portion (22) of the rocker arm (18) having an attachment (23) for fore bridle lines (15) of the deflector (1), and an aft portion (24) of the rocker arm (18) having an attachment (25) for aft bridle lines (16) of the deflector (1), and the bridle block (17) including a hydraulic cylinder (30) provided with at least one valve (35, 36), and the hydraulic cylinder (30) being attached to the stem (7) and the rocker arm (18) to hold the stem (7) and the rocker arm (18) in a chosen relative position, wherein the at least one valve (35, 36) is operated directly or indirectly by an electric control signal from a control unit (99), and the at least one valve (35, 36) takes an open position when a control signal is missing, so that there is an open fluid connection between the piston side (38) of a piston (37) and a reservoir (51) for hydraulic oil (58) or an open fluid connection between the piston-rod side (39) of the piston (37) and the reservoir (51). A method of using the bridle block (17) to passively guide a deflector (1) into a known angle of attack relative to water when the deflector (1) is being towed through the water is described as well.
WO/2016/076728 BOLT WITH LOCKED NUT||WO||19.05.2016|
||PCT/NO2015/050203||VIK, Oddmund ||VIK, Oddmund |
The invention relates to a fastening assembly (1) comprising a bolt (10) and a locking nut assembly (20), wherein the locking nut assembly (20) comprises a first nut (22) and a second nut (24). The bolt (10) comprises a first threaded section (12) having a first diameter (d12), wherein the bolt (10) further comprises a second threaded section (14) having a second diameter (d14), wherein the second diameter (d14) is smaller than the first diameter (d12), and in that the first nut (22) matches with the first threaded section (12) and the second nut (24) matches with the second threaded section (14). The invention further relates to the bolt and the locking nut assembly as such. The invention provides an improved locking effect of the nuts on the bolt, which is advantageous in strongly vibrating parts.
WO/2016/076730 A DEVICE FOR WELL INTERVENTION||WO||19.05.2016|
||PCT/NO2015/050209||DWELLOP AS ||NESSE, Kjetil |
A device (3) for well intervention by means of a coiled tubing (40) and a wireline (41). The device comprises a cantilever (12) adapted to be arranged on a vessel (1) that is configured to be brought to a petroleum well (16) at sea. The device further comprises a displacement arrangement (35), a first feeding device (38a) for feeding the coiled tubing (40) and a second feeding device (38b) for feeding the wireline (41). The first feeding device and the second feeding device are arranged in engagement with said displacement arrangement. The displacement arrangement is adapted to displace the first feeding device and the second feeding device horizontally in relation to the cantilever so that one of the first feeding device and the second feeding device is positioned at the petroleum well for enabling well intervention by the coiled tubing or the wireline.
WO/2016/076727 ADJUSTABLE SAIL AND A VESSEL COMPRISING SUCH A SAIL||WO||19.05.2016|
||PCT/NO2015/000028||LAMBERG, Vemund ||LAMBERG, Vemund |
There is disclosed a sail for producing propulsive power or lift in a fluid, where the sail comprises a first layer and a second layer where the first layer and the second layer are connected along at least one corresponding side, and the first layer and the second layer define a cross-sectional shape of the sail substantially perpendicular to a longitudinal direction of the sail. The shape of the first layer is adjustable and/or the shape of the second layer is adjustable such that the cross-sectional shape of the sail is adjustable. There is also disclosed a vessel or a sailboat comprising such a sail.
WO/2016/076729 MONITORING MICROSEISMIC EVENTS||WO||19.05.2016|
||PCT/NO2015/050204||OCTIO AS ||BRANDSÆTER, Helge |
A system (100) for monitoring a subterranean structure comprises an array (10) with n acoustic sensors capable of detecting P-waves and/or S-waves from the subterranean structure and a central controller (120) for receiving a signal (X) from the sensors. The system further comprises a lookup table (20) comprising a pre-computed travel time curve (24) expressed as relative arrival times of a signal from a location (Lm ) to each of the sensors (1-n); a comparison unit for comparing the received signal (X) with the pre-computed travel time curve (24), and means for raising an alarm if the received signal (X) matches the precomputed travel time curve (24). Preferably, the alarm is raised if a computed semblance value (26, 27) exceeds a predefined threshold. The system may monitor several locations (Lm) in parallel using a fraction of the computer resources and time required by prior art techniques.
WO/2016/072857 SEWER SYSTEM, AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING IT||WO||12.05.2016|
||PCT/NO2014/050211||JOHNSEN, Asle ||JOHNSEN, Asle |
System for and method to control and improve throughput of liquid in a sewer system is provided for. The present invention is provided for by using a full current solution, by utilizing a generally gas free column of sewer pipes, which again is provided by using valves to keep the sewer pipes filled with liquid.
WO/2016/072858 ANTIFOULING BY MEANS OF INDUCTION||WO||12.05.2016|
||PCT/NO2015/000021||BRYNSLØKKEN AS ||VEBJØRN, Ohnstad |
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for preventing aquatic growth on a surface of nets and other objects used in aquatic environments, or preventing the creation of an environment in which parasites and diseases thrive, the surface being heated by means of at least one induction coil which generates a magnetic induction field, where a transportation body selected from the group comprising a ROV, hoisting rig, lock and cradle is used to guide the at least one induction coil along the surface to be heated.
WO/2016/072861 RIVETLESS CLADDING AND INSULATING SYSTEM FOR TUBULARS||WO||12.05.2016|
||PCT/NO2015/050206||BEERENBERG CORP. AS ||SVERRE, Espeseth |
The present invention relates to an insulated pipe or piping system with a pipe (1) covered by at least one layer of insulation. A first sheet metal cladding element (2) surrounds the insulation-covered pipe (1). At least one band surrounds the first sheet metal cladding element. A longitudinal seam in the cladding element (2) includes a first edge (16) and a second edge (17). The first edge (16) is folded to form a Z-joint (22) shaped as a flattened Z with an opening (25) towards the joint and a bottom where the flattened Z is folded. The second edge (17) extends into the opening (25). A bead (11) is located along the circumference of the first sheet metal cladding element (2) between a reduced diameter, corrugated area (13) surrounding the first end portion (27), and the second end portion (28)The the corrugated area (13) forms a joint area (29). A second sheet metal cladding element includes an end portion surrounding the corrugated area (13) of first sheet metal cladding element (2) and abuts the bead (11) along the circumference of the first sheet metal cladding element (2).
WO/2016/072862 APPARATUS FOR REJECTION / CONTROL OF PESTS TO AREAS, AND THE USE THEREOF||WO||12.05.2016|
||PCT/NO2015/050207||TX GUARDIAN AS ||HAGEN, Ole-Einar |
It is disclosed a device for controlling and/or euthanizing vermin or pests for preventing such vermin or pests from entering into a geographical area or into a building, wherein the device comprises at least one completely or partially unisulated electrically conducting wire or conductor connected to an electrical current source, providing controlled electrical pulses to said conductor or wire in the form of pulses or pulse trains. The device may be used in a method for controlling the access of pests/vermin to a geographical location, building or property wherein the electrically conducting wire(s) lead(s) an electrical current with an amperage of not less than 0.0001 A. The device and method is particularly suited for removing/controlling pests/vermin on land of the type rodents (mice, rats, rabbits, etc.); insects (cockroaches, beetles, ants, termites, mosquitoes,moths, wasps, scorpions, grasshoppers, etc.); arachnoids ((spiders), multi-jointed, animals (centipedes), mollusks/nematodes (snails); birds (pigeons, gulls, crows, etc.); reptiles (snakes, geckos, etc.); other pests such as pine marten, weasel, raccoon, rabbits, gophers, moles, raccoons, etc. as well as animals that can attack humans such as hyenas, tigers, bears, wolves, wild boar, etc. as well as sea organisms such as sharks, jellyfish, carbuncles, starfish, mollusks, etc. Areas of particular relevance is in sewers for removing rats and harbors or boats for removing organisms that interfere with the smoothness of hulls as well s preventing salmon lice in plants raising salmonids such as salmon and rainbow trout.
WO/2016/072860 PALLET FOR SECURING GAS CONTAINERS AND RELATED STACK AND METHODS||WO||12.05.2016|
||PCT/NO2015/050205||DHH HOLDING AS ||VEBERG, Dag Helge |
Pallet for stacking gas bottles, wherein the pallet (1) is configured to be supported on a first plurality of gas bottles and is provided with a structure (20, 21) for retaining the pallet and said first plurality of gas bottles in position, when supported on the gas bottles.