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See how 14,000 tonnes of steel was removed from the North Sea

It was in many ways extraordinary when the first part of the Tyra platform was lifted onto the world's largest construction vessel and towed to port. See pictures of the process all the way from the North Sea and to its destination, Mars' scrap yard in Frederikshavn, Denmark.

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The reconstruction of gas field Tyra in the North Sea began in earnest in this week, when the first platform was taken down and towed for scrapping. Now begins the re-building process of the future Tyra, a process that will cost DKK 21 billion (USD 3.3 billion). See the pictures of an unusual process below.

The first phase of the reconstructions was commenced in June, when the world's largest crane vessel, Sleipnir, removed the smaller process and well head platforms.

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