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2017 spring and summer

This gallery contains 44 photos.

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The Seaman

SEAMAN Between the innocence of infancy and the recklessness of adultery comes that unique specimen of humanity known as a seaman. Seamen can be found in bars, in arguments, in bed, intoxicated. They are tall, short, Fat, thin, dark, fair … Continue reading

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WLL SWL MBL MWL TTFN

Working load limit (WLL), safe working load (SWL) and minimum and maximum rated loads explained. The term safe working load, (SWL) was the cornerstone of engineering, particularly with regard to load carrying equipment, for many years. It was generally considered to … Continue reading

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Not Southampton then?

What is this that stands before me Figure in black which points at me Turn round quick and start to run Tomorrow’s plans are now in tatters Helia crane too smart human contact Commercial considerations are all that matters. With … Continue reading

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Uppydate

Still cable laying off the south coast. The actual cable length is only 15.6 km (beach to sub-station) but the installation was protracted by the added complications of cropping out a dodgy length, laying it on the bottom (wet storage), … Continue reading

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Maaaaaaaersk blimey!

Blimey……… Maersk Supply Service to axe 20 vessels and 400 workers in large shakeup AUGUST 18TH, 2016 SAM CHAMBERS EUROPE, OFFSHORE0 COMMENTS Citing “unprecedented market conditions” Maersk Supply Service has announced it will slash its OSV fleet by up to … Continue reading

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A snippet from the Lagos Press

Local Councilors  fear Gender Equality Bill will turn women to prostitutes, lesbians and carpet munchers –  her reverence Good Luck Herder The reverent entity representing all things of self-interest, Good Luck Herder, has said the Council rejected the Gender Equal … Continue reading

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