Thialf heavy-lift barge removes topsides from Brent Spa

The Thialf heavy-lift barge is seen removing the topsides from Brent Spar as part of the decommissioning project to turn the controversial oil storage platform, once occupied by Greenpeace campaigners, into a harbour quay in the Norwegian fjord at Mekjarvik by the end of this year. BNFL’s nuclear waste store at Drigg is expected to […]

The Thialf heavy-lift barge is seen removing the topsides from Brent Spar as part of the decommissioning project to turn the controversial oil storage platform, once occupied by Greenpeace campaigners, into a harbour quay in the Norwegian fjord at Mekjarvik by the end of this year. BNFL’s nuclear waste store at Drigg is expected to accept 8 10 tonnes of low-level radioactive scale removed from the pipework.