Removal of Brent Bravo platform

The Pioneering Spirit lifted the 25000 m.t. topside of Brent Bravo Platform in 9 sec.
See it with you own eyes:

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The Pioneering Spirit never fails to impress me, and I watched her get put together in Korea.

As for the Bravo, not knowing much on the subject 98% recycle rate seems very good. Anyone know how this compares to a typical shipbreaker breaking a ship?

According to a lengthy report about shipbreaking issued by EU:
(http://ec.europa.eu/environment/integration/research/newsalert/pdf/ship_recycling_reducing_human_and_environmental_impacts_55si_en.pdf)

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I have often wondered what happened to the equipment in the engine room workshop. One ship I sailed in had a lathe with a shaper, drill press, horizontal and vertical mill on one end. There was drawers with unused mill cutters and tool steel. It’s probably set up in some place turning out AK-47’s.