Fairmount tugs succesfully delivers FPSO Petrojarl Knarr to Norway

21 September 2014, Rotterdam – Three tugs of Fairmount Marine have towed the brand new FPSO Petrojarl Knarr from South Korea to Norway in just 61 days. Petrojarl Knarr, one of world’s largest floating production and storage units (FPSO) for harsh environments, was delivered in the port of Haugesund, Norway, September 16th 2014.

FPSO Petrojarl KnarrThe entire voyage was under command of lead tug master Kees de Graaff
on board of the leading tug Fairmount Sherpa.

The newly delivered FPSO Petrojarl Knarr is 256.4 meters long and 48
meters wide with a dwt of 135,000 tons. The vessel is owned by Teekay
Corporation and is build by Samsung Heavy Industries in Geoje, South
Korea. Petrojarl Knarr will be deployed later in the Knarr oil and gas field
offshore Norway.

On her way to Norway the convoy has made stops in Singapore, Port
Louis (Mauritius) and Las Palmas (Canary Islands) to take bunkers and for
replenishments. For the last leg of the voyage the convoy sailed west of
Ireland via Fair Isle (just south of the Shetland Isles) towards Norway.

Offshore the port of Haugesund the Petrojarl Knarr was delivered ahead of

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

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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