Accession Number:

ADD020331

Title:

Outrigger Lifting Device For Fuel Tankers

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 29 Mar 2002, patented 28 Feb 2006

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2006-02-28

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

A load handling mechanism for use with loaded tankers has two transverse attachment members associated with longitudinal beams supporting the tank structure. Cables and associated spreader bars attached to the transverse attachment members to provide a single life point loading means for the tanker allowing loaded tankers to be easily loaded and unloaded in to transport means such as ships.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE