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Half a degree to port.

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 19 May 2013 in Transportation and Portfolio.

MSC Magnifica being manoeuvred through a tight space opposite Tyne Dock in South Shields as the tugs prepare to turn her around for the outward journey.

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Devi from Chennai, India

Majestic :-)

19 May 2013 5:17am

Chris Pereira from San Francisco, California, United States

great photo, beautiful ship, there's just something almost magical about these large machines. Love the color and composition.

19 May 2013 5:30am

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

Good shot. Not too much space for the ship to sail.

19 May 2013 6:26am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Not a three point turn then

19 May 2013 7:14am

PATRICK from miramas, France


19 May 2013 7:30am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Having a "parking incident" would certainly be expensive!

19 May 2013 8:40am

Emma G from Auckland, New Zealand

wow, wouldn't want to turn too far!!

19 May 2013 10:15am

David from Avranches, France

Edgeing for position as the captains start their engines.

19 May 2013 10:24am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

I agree with Chris a fender bender here could be major:)

19 May 2013 10:50am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Great capture of her going through this tight space

19 May 2013 12:43pm

Patrick M. from Lille, France

je l ai vu dans le port de venise ! impressionnant avec 8 étages !!

19 May 2013 12:58pm

BiLL from Belfast, United Kingdom

Great shot comparing the different ships

19 May 2013 1:39pm

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Impressive view.

19 May 2013 1:41pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Une ville flottante!!! Superbe cadrage. Bonne journée.

19 May 2013 2:04pm

franz from Baden, Austria

she does dwarf the others .... and i can't even remotely imagine what it must be like to manoeuvre such a behemoth ...

19 May 2013 6:11pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Beautiful... !

19 May 2013 9:15pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

They are so close! A great image! Those ships are gigantic. I could stand there all day and watch.

20 May 2013 12:31am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

even though I'm aware of the physics of water displacement, I am amazed at how these monsters float actually float.

20 May 2013 11:52am

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

Wow !~

22 May 2013 10:15am

1/160 second
ISO 100
19 mm