Fairmount Marine delivers rig to SingaporeProjects and Operations // March 3, 2014
Fairmount Marine has delivered the rig ENSCO 5002 to Singapore. The rig was towed from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, via Cape Good Hope, by the tug Fairmount Expedition.
ENSCO 5002 is a 1975-built, 70m long, 61m wide semi-submersible drilling rig. The rig can accommodate up to 110 persons and is capable to drill up to 10,668m.
Fairmount Expedition hooked-up with the rig offshore Rio de Janeiro in mid-November 2013. The convoy arrived in Singapore this week after a 9,200 miles voyage by an average speed of 5.6 knots.
During the voyage stops were made in Cape Town (South-Africa) and Port Louis (Mauritius) for bunkers, replenishments and crew changes. At both stops Fairmount Expedition made some cargo runs.