Patent Number: 8,870,496

Title: Offshore S-lay pipelaying vessel

Abstract: An offshore S-lay pipelaying vessel for laying a pipeline on the seabed, said vessel comprising: --a hull; --an elongated stinger having a hull end and a free end, said stinger being adapted to support the pipeline to be laid from the vessel, wherein the stinger comprises a stinger frame, possibly composed of one or more rigid stinger frame sections, possibly articulated sections, and wherein--distributed over the length of the stinger--multiple pipeline support assemblies are mounted to the stinger frame that provide support for the pipeline.

Inventors: Feijen; Arnoud Laurens (Rotterdam, NL), Vehmeijer; Terence Willem August (The Hague, NL), Roodenburg; Joop (Delft, NL)

Assignee: Itrec B.V.

International Classification: F16L 1/225 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00