Investigator takes the plunge!Posted: December 16, 2013
Australia’s new research vessel, the Investigator, has finally taken the plunge into the water. Check out this time-lapse to see just how you get a 6,082 ton vessel from a wharf into the water.
Originally posted on Investigator @ CSIRO:
How do you get the 94 metre long, 18 metre wide, 6,082 ton, RV Investigator, from the wharf into the water?
Watch the time-lapse of the skidding of Australia’s new Marine National Facility research vessel and you’ll find out!