This is the Blue Marlin.

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A semi-submersible heavy lift ship from Dockwise Shipping of the Netherlands, it is designed to transport very large semi-submersible drilling rigs above the transport ship’s deck, it is equipped with 38 cabins to accommodate 60 people, a workout room, sauna and swimming facilities.

When you want to ship a ship… this is the ship you use.

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Note the ‘normal’ sized ship in the bottom middle for scale.

What if you want to ship a bunch of ships? The Blue Marlin has got you covered.

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Ever wonder how they get the bulk of oil rigs out into the Ocean?

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But the legs of the oil rigs go separately…

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The Blue Marlin is called to task when someone needs to get a very expensive Sea-Based X-Band Radar out on the ocean.

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