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The largest ship ever to sail up the Tyne finally berthed on 16 November after overcoming bad weather which delayed its scheduled arrival by over a month. Thousands watched as the mammoth 300,000t Bonga was towed by tugs and inched into a custommade berth built by Harbour & General and designed by Mott MacDonald at Amec's Wallsend works where it is to be fitted out. It had been hoped to bring it into port on 12 October, but bad weather forced the vessel to lie offshore and then go in ...

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