As with any heavy equipment operations, a heavy lift crane and welding activities must happen in order to ensure that the Kraken2 is safely and securely aboard the ship.

As with any heavy equipment operations, a heavy lift crane and welding activities must happen in order to ensure that the Kraken2 is safely and securely aboard the ship. Image courtesy of Lophelia II 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEM.

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