Japanese biggest Floating Crane
Japanese biggest floating crane, built by Mitsubishi heavy Industries Division. It has a Boom length of 132m and has a lifting capacity of 3700 tons. The task is to lift the whole bridge sections, each weighing approx. 3500 tonnes. Each hook is 10 meters tall. The workers around it look as small as ants. Some 800 steps lead to the tip of the boom, to the small cabin on the top.
The Japanese submarine SS-600 Mochishio is lifted at the Kobe Kawasaki yard. The Mochishio is the last of the Oyashio-class and is approximately 84m in length.