Step by step decking of suction pile.
3 more shots
Right now the winch operator is sucking up his underwear and praying for a soft landing.
Wow, great pics!
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?
OK here is an animation of the process.
Step 2 deployment
Step 3 Deployment
Step 4 Deployment
To release the suction on the Pile you open the 2 butterfly valves on the top of the pile.
Hook up the rig wire to the pile
Finally one anchor is connected and there is a minimum of 12-16 per rig more in some cases