South Korea's Fighting Vessel hits the Water

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South Korea's Fighting Vessel hits the Water

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25213845

Shell's record-breaking Prelude takes to the water

A floating vessel that is longer than the Empire State Building is high has taken to the water for the first time.

The hull of Shell's Prelude was floated in South Korea.

When fully built, Prelude will be the largest floating facility ever created, weighing more than 600,000 tonnes.

It would be used to help in the production of natural gas from 2017, Shell said, and would operate for 25 years off Australia's north-west coast.

The area has a yearly cyclone season from November to April, but Prelude has been designed to withstand such conditions. It is hoped the facility will be able to produce enough gas to power a city the size of Hong Kong.

 

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I suspect it won't last as

I suspect it won't last as long as it was built to.

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   Jesus Christ that's a

   Jesus Christ that's a big boat.