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World’s Largest Mega-Ship

The World’s Largest Mega-Ship Launched

This is the largest ship ever to have floated on the ocean. The Prelude FLNG, built by Shell and partners to transport liquefied natural gas, weighs a whopping 600,000 tons and is 488 metres long. That's bigger than the Empire State Building would be if you laid it on its side. If you were able to clear out the deck, you could fit four full-size football pitches on there with room to spare. Shell won't say how much the ship cost to build, but analysts estimate at least $12billion. They began building the monstrosity in…