Construction of RV Investigator is moving along quickly and here’s the first installment of time lapse footage from the Sembawang Shipyard, where Australia’s new marine research vessel is being built.


  1. Reblogged this on News @ CSIRO.

  2. Fantastic video. That hull segment looks far too heavy to be lifted on four cables like that. Also interesting to see it in cross-section – don’t get a chance like that very often.

    1. Each section weighs about 140 tonnes so the cranes must be incredibly strong. I can’t wait to see how the next layer goes on!

  3. I love the boys on the bikes!

  4. Wow, lovely shot!

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