Cromarty Firth oil rig arrives in Turkey for legal scrapping

An oil rig which was laid up in the Cromarty Firth for years over fears it would be sent to an illegal shipbreaking beach overseas has now arrived in Turkey to be scrapped legally.

The Ocean Vanguard left the Highlands on Wednesday August 24 to be sent to the Aliaga, an EU-approved scrapping yard in Turkey.

It has now completed its journey of…