Professional Recognition: William R. Bath, P.E.


Electrical connection system suitable for providing cathodic protection underwater

U.S. Patent No. 10,938,144

March 2, 2021

Hydraulic excavation around a pipeline buried under shallow water

U.S. Patent No. 10,858,802

December 8, 2020

Method and system for installing subsea insulation

U.S. Patent No. 8,006,763

August 30, 2011

Riserless modular subsea well intervention, method and apparatus

U.S. Patent No. 7,891,429

February 22, 2011


Active Rigging Device

U.S. Patent No. 7,677,623


Riserless Modular Subsea Well Intervention, Method and Apparatus

U.S. Patent No. 7,487,836


Cable Deployment System and Method of Using Same

U.S. Patent No. 6,350,085

Feb. 26, 2002


Method and Apparatus for Replacing Damaged Section of Subsea Pipeline without Loss of Product or Entry of Seawater

U.S. Patent No. 6,241,424

June 5, 2001


Hot Tap Fluid Blaster Apparatus and Method for Using Same

U.S. Patent No. 6,200,068

March 13, 2001


Method for Remotely Launching Subsea Pigs in Response to Wellhead Pressure Change

U.S. Patent No. 6,027,421

February 8, 2000


Apparatus for Excavating Soil using a Plurality of Independently Pivotable Brushes

U.S. Patent No. 5,588,230

December 31, 1996


Method and Apparatus for Removing Contaminated Surface Soil

U.S. Patent No. 5,542,781

August 6, 1996


Apparatus for Removing Contaminated Overburdened Soil

U.S. Patent No. 5,433,032

July 18, 1995


Hydraulic Crane Hoist Control Lever Velocity Limiting Device

U.S. Patent No. 4,476,966

October 16, 1984


Bearing Assembly for a Pedestal Crane

U.S. Patent No. 4,354,606

October 19, 1982




New Techniques for Remote Underwater Bridge Inspection

National Research Board

Washington, D.C.

January 1993


Remote Controlled Tool Systems for Nuclear Sites have Subsea Applications

Presented At:

Underwater Intervention ’96 – Man & Machine Underwater

New Orleans, Louisiana

January 1996


Cascaded Manipulators for Long Reach Dexterity and High Capacity

Presented At:

American Nuclear Society 1991 Winter Meeting

San Francisco, California

November 1991


Portable Robot for Scour Survey below Highway Bridges

Presented At:

11th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC)

Brighton, U.K.

May 1994


Remotely Operated Mobil System Excavates Nuclear Waste

Presented At:

Fourteenth International Symposium on Automation & Robotics in Construction

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

June 1997


Telerobotic Tool System Refurbishes Doorways in Spent Fuel Pools

Presented At:

American Nuclear Society Robotics and Remote Systems

Monterey, California

February 1995


A Progress Report on Telerobotic Remediation of a Hazardous RCRA Waste Site

Presented At:

The First International Design for Extreme Environments Assembly

Houston, Texas

November, 1991


Magazine Articles:


Cutting Pipelines on the Seafloor with a Flexible Wire

Sea Technology

December 2002


Subsea Pipeline Repair without Environmental Damage

Published In:

Ocean News & Technology

March/April 2003


Source Magazine

April 2003