How to Secure Cargo on the Deck of a Ship

Pretty much the opposite of the above.  Whenever I see this I am reminded of the saying.  “I gave you one job…”



Dr. M (1720 Posts)

Craig McClain is the Assistant Director of Science for the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, created to facilitate research to address fundamental questions in evolutionary science. He has conducted deep-sea research for 11 years and published over 40 papers in the area. He has participated in dozens of expeditions taking him to the Antarctic and the most remote regions of the Pacific and Atlantic. Craig’s research focuses mainly on marine systems and particularly the biology of body size, biodiversity, and energy flow. He focuses often on deep-sea systems as a natural test of the consequences of energy limitation on biological systems. He is the author and chief editor of Deep-Sea News, a popular deep-sea themed blog, rated the number one ocean blog on the web and winner of numerous awards. Craig’s popular writing has been featured in Cosmos, Science Illustrated, American Scientist, Wired, Mental Floss, and the Open Lab: The Best Science Writing on the Web.

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3 comments on “How to Secure Cargo on the Deck of a Ship
  1. Dear oh dear oh dear.

    Mind you — apart from the vertiginous shots over the side — it’s quite hypnotic. And some of those vehicles are now securely wedged, if securely wedged with half of the chassis over the ocean.

  2. That cameraman is NOT keen on looking over the side….!! One brief glimpse appears to show a vehicle being towed by its tie-down.

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