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This Ship's Crew Parks Thousands of Cars Four Inches Apart

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The Tonsberg carries thousands of cars in its hold, tightly packed like sardines across its various decks. They're also parked according to strict spatial rules: 12 inches between bumpers and just four between mirrors.

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From exotic sports cars to helicopters to locomotives, Tonsberg can carry anything on wheels. She's one of the largest roll-on/roll-off vessels ever constructed, a 17-story warehouse on the waves. Follow her on her latest delivery route, a four-port, 15-day mission that will take her across the Atlantic Ocean. With a giant payload of 3,000 cars, a giant crane, excavators, and even yachts, Tonsberg must work her way through tight channels, shallow waters, and even a tropical storm, delivering everything on time, and without a scratch.

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