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One of Britain's biggest oil rigs arrives on Teesside

Brent Delta Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

One of Britain's biggest oil rigs arrives in the North East, to be dismantled on Teesside.

The operation to move it has been one of the most ambitious projects of its kind.

The 130-metre high Brent Delta Topside has been carried by the world's largest vessel, the Pioneering Spirit.

Where its journey began Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The sight marks the final stage of a journey that has brought it hundreds of miles, from the middle of the North Sea.

Brent Delta on Teesside Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Close-up of the Brent Delta Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Onlookers as the Brent Delta arrives on Teesside Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The platform will be decommissioned by Able UK, on the north bank of the River Tees.

Brent Delta Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
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