Salvage experts plan operation two weeks after 17,000-tonne Transocean Winner ran aground near Carloway, Scotland

Salvage experts have said they will try to refloat at high tide a 17,000-tonne oil rig that has been stranded on the coast of the Isle of Lewis for two weeks.

The semi-submersible rig Transocean Winner ran aground close to Dalmore beach near Carloway, Scotland, on 8 August. It was being towed from Norway to Malta when a towline snapped in rough seas.

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Source: Guardian Environment