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Tuesday's marvels of engineering

The Panama Canal

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: The Panama Canal

Panama is one of the fastest-growing destinations in Central America, and the Panama Canal is the country's star attraction. Although it's on everyone's list of things to experience, the canal is more...
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Prelude FLNG

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Prelude FLNG

Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project located in the Browse Basin offshore Western Australia represents the world’s biggest FLNG facility. Operated by Shell Australia, the Prelude FLNG commenced production in December 2018. The...
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Saturn V Moon Rocket

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Saturn V Moon Rocket

NASA's incredible Saturn V rocket propelled dozens of humans toward Earth's moon. The rocket's first flight, for the Apollo 4 mission, took place 50 years ago, on Nov. 9, 1967. The rocket passed...
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: World's largest diesel engine

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: World’s largest diesel engine

The Wärtsilä RT-flex96C is a two-stroke turbocharged low-speed diesel engine designed by the Finnish manufacturer Wärtsilä. Designed to provide the motive force for a variety of supertankers and container ships, it comes in 6 cylinder in-line through to a whopping 14 cylinder version....
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: World's Tallest Mobile Crane

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: World’s Tallest Mobile Crane

The LTM 11200-9.1 is both the strongest and tallest telescopic crane in the world, lifting up to 1,200 tons (that's 2,645,000 pounds or 12 adult Blue Whales, depending on who's counting). Its eight-part...