Episode 3 - Mega Lift Ship
RISE OF THE MACHINES uses stunning CGI animation to explode open a 50,000-ton Mega Lift Ship – the Dockwise MV Treasure – to reveal the extraordinary technology that it depends on to carry a 12,000-ton oilrig on its back from Singapore to the Gulf of Mexico.
Captain Viktor Shevlyakov and his crew will be pushed to their limits as they pass through busy shipping channels and battle ferocious storms across two oceans. Exploring the engineering breakthroughs within this steel giant will reveal surprising secrets of how the technology evolved, inspired by extraordinary lessons from nature and history. Can Viktor deliver the precious cargo on time and in tact?