Sunday, July 10, 2011

Riding out the storm

With the current spate of unusually bad weather, Tasman Bay has some new temporary occupants, oil industry tugs and support vessels.

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Although the drillship Noble Discover is about 35km’s away from where this photo was taken,

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courtesy of its size, you can still comfortably see it across the other side of the bay.

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They’re all there to basically “ride out the storm.”

The Nelson Mail also reported on the situation last Friday.