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Transocean Winner incident and emergency towing vessels one-off session


The Transport Committee examines the events that lead to the running aground of an offshore drilling platform, the Transocean Winner, on the Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, during its towed voyage from Norway to Malta in August 2016. The Committee also looks into the subsequent salvage operation and how well the risks of environmental damage were managed.

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