QUEENSFERRY CROSSING

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Photographs of the ships involved formed an article in SHIPS MONTHLY

https://shipsmonthly.com/features/ships-help-with-building-the-new-bridge-over-the-forth-near-edinburgh/

SHIPS INVOLVED IN HELPING TO BUILD THE BRIDGE 

 The 1.7 miles (2.7km) structure will be the longest three-tower, cable-stayed bridge in the world and also by far the largest to feature cables which cross mid-span. This innovative design provides extra strength and stiffness, allowing the towers and the deck to be more slender and elegant.

CARRON with barge

CARRON with barge

HEMIKSEM

HEMIKSEM – involved in early construction of the columns. 

 

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