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The maritime history of Hartlepool has boasted top flight skills in the shipbuilding industry but as the decline of the industry over the last 30 years for economical as well as international compitition Hartlepool has used it's reputatation and has gained recognition as a major player in the oil and gas industry.Heerema of Hartlepool, the construction work of the 1,300 tonnes topsides and 1,450 tonnes jacket now under construction. The topsides will measure 20 metres in length, 15 metres in width and 16 metres in height. The jacket with a height of 69 metres and a footprint of 30 x 20 metres will be installed in a water depth of approximately 43 metres. The York platform is destined for the York Field Development gasfield in the UK Continental Shelf.
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May 11 2012 08:32 GMT sherlock139
What a massive structure! Well captured, Dave.

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