Investigator takes the plunge!

Vanessa Hill:

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!

Transcript of the RV Investigator skidding video

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