Container ships are a lot tougher than you might give them credit for. The boats are the engine for a large percentage of the world’s economy and they can take an impressive beating from the sea. As evidence, I present to you the following video of one cargo ship literally being bent by the rough seas, yet still coming out in one piece.
Watch for it. The movement is very subtle, but it’s there. Watch the hallway.
Here’s the same ship during the same waves, but with a view from the captain’s deck.
And finally, here are just some giant ships in even bigger storms to further drive home my point.
Isn’t modern engineering wonderful? Now just try not to have any nightmares about an angry ocean rising up and swallowing you whole…