AOPS #2 Moves to the Basin

Approaching pier 9

AOPS #2 has been moved to the basin. The launch will occur tomorrow morning, with the barge beginning to submerge at 4am. Shipyard staff are scheduled to board the ship at 2:45 to check tanks, and valves for leaks as the ship is lowered into the water.

under the Mackay
in the basin
anchoring in the basin.
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2 thoughts on “AOPS #2 Moves to the Basin

  1. Roz

    Peter, I’m watching from Vimy Avenue. It looks as if the stern of the barge (bow of the AOPS#2) is submerging first. Is that correct or is it simply the angle I’m at? How long will the barge take to submerge?

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