Docking a huge cruise ship is more complicated than you think
Docking a boat seems like a simple task, right? You pull it up to the dock and tie up ...
- Docking a boat seems like a simple task, right? You pull it up to the dock and tie up your ropes and before you know it, all is said and done as the operation has gone smoothly.
Well, while that might be true for a smaller vessel, one the size of the “Quantum of the Seas” cruise ship might just prove to be a little bit more difficult to dock, especially when complications arise.
This time, we watch as the cruise liner attempt to take a rest in Fort-de-France on the island of Martinique when all hell is unleashed at the very last minute.
Between the folks on land are spitting out some wild directions, telling the massive ship to turn around before docking and necessary equipment not showing up, this is one proper disaster.
Check out the video below as the rough situation unfolds on camera and shows just a fraction of the stress that is brought about when attempting to safely pilot a ship like this.