Fairmount Sherpa delivered accommodation barge offshore Angola

by Hans | August 29th, 2013

Tug Fairmount Sherpa has delivered accommodation barge Ayang 2 offshore Angola. The barge was towed from Romania to a location offshore Porto Amboim.

The Ayang 2 is an accommodation and work barge owned by the offshore division of Korean group Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. The 115 meter long and 32 meters wide barge, which can accommodate over 350 people, had undergone an upgrading at DSME’s Romanian shipyard in Mangalia, located at the Black Sea coast.

For this towage job Fairmount Marine was contracted by Daewoo’s logistics team. Tug Fairmount Sherpa hooked up with barge Ayang 2 and towed her to the location offshore Angola over a distance of 6,100 miles within 30 days at an average speed of 8.5 knots.

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, a multipurpose support vessel and a large submersible transport barge. Fairmount Marine is part of Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group.

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