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Team of Tugs Pull CSCL Indian Ocean Free from Elbe Riverbed

One of the world’s largest containerships was pulled free overnight after spending five days hard aground on Germany’s Elbe River. The operation to refloat CSCL Indian Ocean began at precisely 2 a.m. when an army of 12 tugboats were simultaneously ordered to push and pull the 399-meter ‘megaship’ until it dislodged from the sandy riverbed. […]

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CSCL Indian Ocean during the refloat operation on the Elbe River, February 9, 2016. Image credit: HD1080ideOne of the world’s largest containerships was pulled free overnight after spending five days hard aground on Germany’s Elbe River. The operation to refloat CSCL Indian Ocean began at precisely 2 a.m. when an army of 12 tugboats were simultaneously ordered to push and pull the 399-meter ‘megaship’ until it dislodged from the sandy riverbed. […]

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CSCL Indian Ocean during the refloat operation on the Elbe River, February 9, 2016. Image credit: HD1080ideOne of the world’s largest containerships was pulled free overnight after spending five days hard aground on Germany’s Elbe River. The operation to refloat CSCL Indian Ocean began at precisely 2 a.m. when an army of 12 tugboats were simultaneously ordered to push and pull the 399-meter ‘megaship’ until it dislodged from the sandy riverbed. […]

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