There was a time

He found himself in that most unlikely of situations offshore, where he wanted the weather conditions to be poor. Not poor as in bad and frightening but poor in that the much used HsTp2  value would be such that lifting the add-on bit to the already installed but not quite completed jacket would not go ahead, just yet. Instead they could carry on with the procedure, as previously agreed and let’s be frank, approved sequence of steps. Pragmatism and expedience are all well and good but they don’t always address risk to the same extent as ALARP requires. Admittedly, in this particular case, the risk is minimal in the first place, yet, there’s that lingering doubt. Bugger it SQ08 has been issued and agreed by all, except your man, so the tees have been crossed and the eyes, ahem, dotted. Here at least.


About allatsea

Sixty year old master-mariner. Absolutely gorgeous. Well wedged.....when compared to a Nairobi street urchin. Sorted, in that I haven't been in court recently. Hopelessly optimistic, terminally disappointed. Good with cats and other fluffy things. No musical talent. Generous to a fault provided it's someone else's round. Political centreist with far right and left viewpoints. A green activist from the hydrocarbon position with nuclear leanings. Averse to avarice but always happy to receive lottery wins, gifts, windfalls, legacies, prizes and wet sloppy kisses.
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