Reddit user JM2845 recently shared this amazing GIF of 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. The GIF is from this YouTube video, uploaded by user Vitaly Petrukhin:
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.