PEL Associates Proprietary

Produced by Manufacturing Process
Teaming with Bridgestone Company

This cofferdam could be of benefit for rapid and safe hatch entry and departure without leakage of incoming water.

The cofferdam:

  • has about 1-2 feet of freeboard above deck
  • would require less than a minute to setup or tear down
  • is readily manufactured by the vulcanization method used here
  • would require one seaman to set up
The cofferdam was made in collaboration with Bridgestone:

The system can also be provided with a skirt, automated fill/deflate system, and securing to hatch cover and below

The product can readily be manufactured.