PICTURES: Platform completes 7,400-mile journey from Dubai to North Sea

BorWin Gamma has arrived at its North Sea destination, 80miles off the German coast
BorWin Gamma has arrived at its North Sea destination, 80miles off the German coast

An 18,000tonne platform has completed a mammoth journey from Dubai to the North Sea.

The BorWin Gamma topside set off from the Middle East last month.

The platform arrived on site earlier in the week and is awaiting installation.

It has since passed through the Red Sea, the Suez Canal and past Gibraltar and the Bay of Biscay.

The platform is now 80miles off the German coast, awaiting installation for the BorWin3 windfarm.

It set off from Dubai last month

BorWin3 will be operated by Dutch firm TenneT and will power nearly a million homes once completed.

The BorWin Gamma platform arrived at the site on Sunday, according to TenneT.

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