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Assignment 6 - Port of Rotterdam

This will make docking the carrier a very difficult

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This will make docking the carrier a very difficult task. In order to see that the Stahl doesn’t hit the ocean floor, a dredging fleet led by the Cornelia, clears a path for it. Fifty-ton arms suck up dirt, sand and anything else on the floor and then dump it. The fleet never stops as it operates 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. The Stahl would be able to travel 10km even after the engine is shut off. To bring it into the port, a total of 6 tugboats are required: one in the front and back and two on each side. There are sensors on the bottom of the carrier that indicate how much space is until the ocean bottom. The carrier comes awfully close to hitting bottom, but narrowly avoids so. After docking, 19 story tall cranes unload the ore. A tractor is dropped into the chambers to gather every last piece. It takes an entire week to remove all the ore. The second ship making its way into the Port is the Mighty Servant 3. This ship is super tall and is carrying an oilrig, weighing in at 60,000 tons. The carrier features an open deck, meaning there are no sides. The carrier features a diesel electric engine. When entering the Port,
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