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New heights in heavy lifting: Largest vessel built by Sembcorp Marine

The Straits Times' executive photojournalist Alphonsus Chern tours the largest vessel built by local shipyard Sembcorp Marine ahead of its christening ceremony later this week

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In 13th century Norse mythology, Sleipnir is the eight-legged horse of the god Odin known for its strength, courage and speed.

Today, the steed's namesake looms larger than life at a yard in south-western Singapore.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 20, 2019, with the headline New heights in heavy lifting: Largest vessel built by Sembcorp Marine. Subscribe