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Traffic Jam at Sea

Short | 03:29

One of the strongest ships in the world must maneuver through the Gulf of Mexico, narrowly avoiding a collision with another colossal ship.

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Hit the high seas with MV Fairplayer on her first mission, transporting supersized oil refinery equipment across dangerous waters. She was built to be one of the world's strongest muscle ships, able to lift and carry almost 14,000 tons. Follow her long journey from Italy to Texas as she attempts to pick up and haul five enormous oil refinery components weighing in at 4,800 tons. These are some of the biggest, heaviest pieces any ship has ever hoisted, and even the slightest misstep could prove fatal for her crew.

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