Yantai Raffles shipyard in Yantai, Shandong, have just unveiled there latest beast! A 30-story Taisun crane designed to lift 20,000 metric ton oil rig platforms!
The crane is a bridge crane design, consisting of two parallel steel beams, each measuring 126cm long. Each monstrous beam is fitted with 6 powerful winches and there accompanying wires and controls, and weighs in at a whopping 4800 tons! Each winch is capable of lifting 2000 tons each, or 20,000 tons when in unison!
Via: Sino Concept and Gizmodo