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CUT: PHOTOS/BRIAN AND SUE MITCHELL

BSE Cairns Slipways launched what they describe as the Pacific area’s largest mobile boat hoist with a celebration and fireworks on Aug. 9 in Queensland, Australia. The Italian-built Cimolai MBH 1120 is capable of moving 1,120 tons and is about seven stories high.

BSE Cairns also has a 1,200-ton rail slipway for vessels 80m long and 22m wide with more than 360 meters of serviced wharf space. 

BSE Cairns Slipways. Photo by Brian and Sue Mitchell

The yard provides hull and structural repairs, engineering, fabrication and a variety of engine and marine machinery maintenance and repair.

For more information visit www.bse.net.au.

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