Boat Gantry Scaffold
This Sealord’s Thomas Harrison fishing vessel required maintenance including a repaint of the gantry.
Anchored in a dock at the Port of Nelson, and unable level the structure due to the moving sea, the ‘human eye’ was used to marry the scaffold upto the angles of the boat.
Nayland Scaffolding used Layher Allround to build various working platforms on all sides of the gantry, ranging up to 8 metres high. Jonny Benbow commented “another technically challenging aspect of this job was the cantilever section for which we used of 3.07m Layher Allround diagonal braces”.
Thanks to Jonny Benbow of Nayland Scaffold and Crane for use of this photo.
Layher Allround used to build various working platforms on all sides of the gantry
‘human eye’ was used to marry the scaffold up to the angles of the boat
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