Fairmount Expedition delivered rig Scarabeo 6 in Rotterdam

by Hans | April 26th, 2012

Fairmount Marine’s tug Fairmount Expedition has delivered the semisubmersible drilling rig Scarabeo 6 safely in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, for her dry-dock period at shipyard Keppel-Verolme.

The 27 year old Scarabeo 6, owned by Italian offshore company Saipem, was towed from offshore Abu Qir, Egypt, towards Rotterdam over a distance of 3,290 miles. The tow was executed by Fairmount Expedition together with tug Normand Neptun at an average speed of 5.7 knots. A bunker stop was made in Algaciras, Spain. For this job Fairmount Expedition was contracted by EDT Offshore Egypt.

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, especially designed for long distance towing, and a multipurpose support vessel. Fairmount Marine is part of Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group.

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