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The first slice of the Golden Ray wreck cut and lifted onto barge (PHOTOS)

Section of car carrier being lifted onto a barge

PortandTerminal.com, November 29, 2020 BRUNSWICK, GA – Crews have finished cutting and lifting the first section of the wreck of the MV Golden Ray – its bow. Preparations are now underway for the section to be transported by barge. The car carrier has been lying on her side in shallow water since capsizing in St. Simons Sound near the Port of Brunswick in Georgia last …

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Maritime Image of the Day: Covão dos Conchos (VIDEO)

Covão dos Conchos funnel

PortandTerminal.com, November 22, 2020 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Today’s “Maritime Image of the Day” is of an artificial lake in Portugal’s Serra da Estrela mountains called Covão dos Conchos which is famous for its surreal looking Bell-mouth spillway. This sci-fi funnel was a little-known secret in Portugal until photos of the hole went viral in 2016. The spillway was built …

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Extreme Logistics: Watch a massive Iranian submarine being moved by road

Screen grab. Submarine on flatbed truck

PortandTerminal.com, July 8, 2020 DUBAI – A video of one of Iran’s three Kilo-class submarines being transported by truck was posted to social media today and is being reported on in Iranian media. Kilo-class subs are diesel-electric attack submarines designed and built in the Soviet Union for the Soviet Navy and were built up until the mid-1990s. Iran bought three Kilo-Class submarines from Russia (known as Tareq-class …

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The largest object ever moved in human history

PortandTerminal.com, September 19, 2019 Located about 50 miles off the west coast of Norway, the Troll-A is a colossal natural gas platform and the tallest structure ever moved by mankind. Its construction is considered as one of the largest and most complex engineering projects in history. OSLO, NORWAY – The Troll-A platform is an offshore natural gas platform in the Troll gas field off Norway’s west coast.  …

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