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The Ultimate Moving Experience: Troll-A Gas Platform

What’s the largest thing you’ve ever moved? Your fridge? Imagine if you have to move something larger than all of the house stuff you’ve accumulated. Say, something like a the Troll-A gas platform: It stands almost 500 meters tall and weighs 656,000 tons – it’s one of the biggest man-made objects ever towed (it has now [...]

The Ultimate Moving: Troll-A Gas Platform

“QUANTUM SHOT” #658Link – article by Avi Abrams The biggest man-made object ever towed Immense Troll Tower to Move & Conquer! No it’s not something from the “World of Warcraft”, it’s an offshore oil rig, but a mind-numbingly huge one – in 1996 the Troll A platform set the Guinness World Record for ‘largest offshore gas platform’. It [...]