By Svetlana Modeva, October 11, 2016
[I]Question:[/I] So, if you’re going to undock a containership, you absolutely need a tugboat to get behind it and push. But what do you do if you have a 333-meter-long ship that simply doesn’t leave enough room on its sides to let a tugboat slide by and reach the stern in its typical fashion?
[I]Answer:[/I] Well, without further ado, you use a gantry crane to hoist the tugboat up, up and up until you finally get it over the more the 50-meter-high ship – and then you plop it back down in the water at the stern. After that, the little powerhouse of a boat can shove the big containership right out of the dock.
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