Author Topic: Rope access chappies  (Read 429 times)

October 16, 2011, 12:31:16 PM
These guys have been entertaining us with their silly antics, dangling about whilst they attach the port side of the tow bridle to the port forward caisson:

Rather HUGE 200 T wwl shackle:
Rope access chappies

To be attached here:
Rope access chappies
Rope access chappies

By these two:
Rope access chappies
Rope access chappies

The shackle pin:
Rope access chappies
Rope access chappies
Rope access chappies
Rope access chappies

October 16, 2011, 01:10:37 PM
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I hope they get paid a lot of money for doing that.
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October 16, 2011, 01:27:19 PM
Reply #2
Jesus, that's some BIG chain :o  :shock:
That's defo a job I wouldn't fancy taking on. That is unless the pay was extremely good, cos I will do awt for good pay LOL

October 16, 2011, 01:35:52 PM
Reply #3
I'd do it for free, if only they'd let me. I occasionally get to do stuff like this, but usually when it's a low profile job, not when everyone and his dog is watching....

October 16, 2011, 04:04:39 PM
Reply #4
Amazing Yeti, nice to see what goes on out there - thanks for posting


October 18, 2011, 06:31:53 PM
Reply #5
Crikey that's one scary looking job!!! Those pics are ace and seeing the chaps dangling about really gives the sense of scale as well.
Jan - I\'ll take a decent photograph one day