Fairmount Expedition tows jack-up rig Naga 3 to Vietnam

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA04 May 2014, Sweetcrude, Houston – Tug Fairmount Expedition has towed jack-up rig Naga 3 safely from Labuan, Malaysia, to the PV Marine Shipyard in Vung Tau, Vietnam.

The Fairmount Expedition was mobilized from Singapore for this 575 miles voyage. During the voyage the Fairmount Expedition only made use of two of her four main engines.

The Naga 3 is a Gusto MSC CJ46-X100-D design jack-up rig, built in 2010 by Dubai Drydocks World and owned by UMW Petropipe/Singapore Drilling. The 70 meters long rig can drill up to 9,144 meters in depth.

At the Vung Tau shipyard the Naga 3 will be prepared for her next job offshore Vietnam for the Japan Vietnam Petroleum Company.

Fairmount Marine is a marine contractor for ocean towage and heavy lift transportation, headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Fairmount’s fleet of tugs consists of five modern super tugs of 205 tons bollard pull each. Fairmount Marine is part of Royal Boskalis Westminster.

Boskalis is a leading global marine and dredging contractor. With a versatile fleet of
1,000 units Boskalis operates in around 75 countries across six continents with 11,000 employees.

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