Watch This Cruise Ship Get Cut In Half And Made 30 Metres Longer

Watch this cruise ship get cut in half and made 99 feet longer

As far as behemoth man-made objects, few things are more dwarfing than a cruise ship. That's why it's so incredible to see such a thing in the process of being taken apart. This striking timelapse video, posted at FStoppers, shows off the entire process.

The ship is the Balmoral, a ship owned and operated by Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, and built in 1988. The video shows the ship entering the Blohm + Vosss shipyard in Hamburg where it was extended by way inserting a 99-foot midsection. Documenting the process was production outfit MK Timelapse, who artfully captured the amazing event.

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