How A Timber Barge Unloads Its Cargo..You’ll Get Shocked !!!



A barge in British Columbia emptying a load of timber into the water in a most unusual way, by tilting at 3o-degrees and having its cargo tumble right off the side. Amazing.

Maybe this is commonplace amongst these kinds of barges, but it is certainly gasp-inducing to see a huge ship simply tilt so far to the side, as if a horrible disaster is taking place.

How A Timber Barge Unloads Its Cargo

Apparently the tilt is achieved through filling the ballast tank in a particular way. It’s remarkable to look at, and probably really fun to be on the barge when it happens.