Decking A Suction Pile (Anchor)


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Step by step decking of suction pile.


#2

3 more shots


#3

Right now the winch operator is sucking up his underwear and praying for a soft landing.


#4

Wow, great pics!


#5

<strong>Guest:</strong>

Cool boat! So how do you release the suction on the pilings? How deep are they into the mud and what are they intended to hold?


#6

OK here is an animation of the process.


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Step 2 deployment


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Step 3 Deployment


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Step 4 Deployment


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Step 5


#11

To release the suction on the Pile you open the 2 butterfly valves on the top of the pile.


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Step 6


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7


#14

Almost done


#15

Hook up the rig wire to the pile


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Finally one anchor is connected and there is a minimum of 12-16 per rig more in some cases