Entertaining – but is it real? (Why I love the internet)

Entertaining – but is it real?  This image was doing the geek facebook links:

ship shipping

Thanks to tineye and the net, the ship (Blue Marlin) and some of its other cargoes can be seen at technologijos.lt .   Other sites confirm that it has carried other ships, including submarines and the ISS Cole.

The image is:

Thanks to Google Translate, I can say it carries

22 barges, each of which weighs in at 3 thousand tons

It is real.

It is, truly,  a ship shipping ship shipping shipping ships.

And, oh my, it is immense: it is hard for one’s  mind to grasp the vast scale of its design.

Just knowing it is there, and  that it is a ship shipping ship shipping shipping ships, improves my day.

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