Here's the Balder Viking connecting up an anchor wire of a jack-up in the North Sea. Although jack-ups do not habitually use anchors in this case the anchors are being used to restrain the rig during its approach to a platform. In other parts of the world, particularly in shallow water the legs are lowered so that the spud cans create resistance on the seabed, but this opportunity is n to available here. The ship is a KMAR 808, it was built in 2000 and is still out there.

Photo taken in 2008 and posted here in 26th October 2017.


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