Machinery, Equipment

Challenge #1 in the Miscellaneous series. Hosted by Negoita Lucian.
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In this challenge I want to see pictures that you took of VERY BIG industrial machinery or equipments, machinery that left you amazed and you were stunned by.
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The Discoverer Luanda is a drillship currently lying off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa. Built by Daewoo in South Korea, delivered in 2010, she is receiving final fitting in Cape Town before moving off to the Angolan off-shore oil fields. She is rated to drill in water 7,500ft deep, and drill to a depth of 40,000ft.
Submitted: Tuesday, 29th June, 2010 09:54 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 20th June, 2010
Focal length: 200 mm
Shutter speed: 13 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 400
Notes: Taken at about midnight on a very calm (sea and air)and slightly foggy night. Camera on a beenbag on my windowsill. No image processing.
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