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The Biggest Shiplift in The World

This ship lift is on the Krasnoyarsk HPP. This is a huge bath on the rails, it first calls in on one side of the dam below the water level, is filled with water, and inside swims ship, the gateway is closed and the ship lift rises to the top, where there is a 180-degree turn and descend on the other side of the dam, where the gateway is opened and the ship floats out. Weight without water of 4000 tons of water and the vessel of 8000 tons, the velocity of 1.2 km / h. Officially, it is working since 1982. The video is shipping units for the power plant, which is located upstream of the Yenisei.

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