Platform Troll-A. Large objects, driven by a man (11 photos)
Troll-A is an offshore natural gas platform in the Troll field on the west coast of Norway.
Weighing in at 1.2 million tons with a loaded ballast under tow, 472 meters high, with underwater concrete
structure in the 369 meters and a dry weight of 656, 000 tons, Troll-A - a magnificent engineering marvel.
Moreover, the platform is among the largest and most complex engineering projects in history,
this is the largest object ever moved by man on the Earth's surface.
This construct was demonstrated on television,
when she was towed into the North Sea in 1996, where it is now operated by Statoil.