J5083 : The 'Blackford Dolphin' off Bangor

taken 5 years ago, 4 km from Bangor, Northern Ireland

The 'Blackford Dolphin' off Bangor
The 'Blackford Dolphin' off Bangor
The 'Blackford Dolphin' is seen here off Bangor prior to being moved into dry dock. The small ship in silhouette in front of the rig is the 'Maersk Helper' LinkExternal link which towed it here from Brazil; unseen but also attached to the rig are 4 local tugs which brought it into the dock early the next morning - see LinkExternal link and J3575 : The "Blackford Dolphin", Belfast.
Images of Bangor at night :: J5082
A selection of images taken in Bangor, County Down, after sunset.
The 'Blackford Dolphin' at Belfast
The 'Blackford Dolphin' LinkExternal link is a huge offshore drilling rig. It was towed from off the coast of Brazil to Belfast for a refit at Harland and Wolff LinkExternal link . This is a series of pictures of the rig prior to and during dry-docking at the yard. It docked on Monday 2nd December 2013 and departed on Tuesday 17th June 2014.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 1 December, 2013   (more nearby)
Monday, 2 December, 2013
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Coastal  Industry  Docks, Harbours 
Place (from Tags)
Belfast Lough 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 501 839 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:40.8804N 5:40.3913W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 497 825
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Other Tags
Ship  Offshore Drilling Rigs  Harland & Wolff  Shipping  Blackford Dolphin  Maersk Helper  Drilling Rig  Oil Industry  Belfast Lough 

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