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The world's largest crane ship, which is capable of lifting oil rigs, has set sail from its shipyard in South Korea for Rotterdam Port in the Netherlands.
The Pieter Schelte, which left South Korea on Wednesday, is due to arrive at the port for completion in December.
The vessel is 124m (407ft) wide and 382m (1,253ft) long - as long as the Empire State Building is high.
In partnership with the Port of Rotterdam, the ship will be taken to Maasvlakte 2, an extension of the port, where a special pit has been drained to house the vessel.
After its completion, it will sail to the South Stream project in the Black Sea to lay pipelines there.
The ship will be used to install and remove offshore oil and gas rigs as well as to lay pipes.
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Can someone explain why the fuck Amtrak exists?
I live in Dallas, my family lives in Chicago.
A one way ticket to Chicago costs $250 for the "value" seat. If i want the cheap room with a bed, it's like $400+.
AND THE TRIP TAKES 22 FUCKING HOURS.
Or I could fly, be there in 2 - 3 hours, for roughly the same cost on Southwest ($199 cheap, $390 business).
Can anyone explain why anyone might travel long distance on Amtrak? Is the "train experience worth that much money and time?
Are the seats comfortable enough for a 22 hour trip if you don't get a bed?
I really want to try the train, but FUCK.
Long distance train travel general, I guess.