Photos: The World’s Largest Ship Named Prelude

The world’s largest ship has hit the water in South Korea.The 243-foot-wide ship is 150 feet longer than the height of the Empire State Building. It boasts three 6,700-horsepower engines, has storage tanks that have a liquid capacity equal to 175 Olympic-size swimming pools, a 305-foot-high tower and a massive hull that was constructed in halves and joined in August. According to Shell, it was designed to withstand a Category 5 hurricane. SEE MORE AFTER CUT>>>>
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