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    Fairmount Marine completes ENSCO 5006 tow

    Projects and Operations // April 30, 2014

    The tugs Fairmount Summit and Fairmount Alpine have completed the tow of the rig ENSCO 5006 from Cyprus to Singapore.

    The Fairmount vessels towed the rig over 13,000 miles. Before departure off Limasol, Cyprus, both Fairmount tugs performed anchor handling work for the rig.

    At the request of its owners, cargo and crew runs were completed during a stop off at Las Palmas and a bunker stop was made at Port Nqgura, South Africa.

    During parts of the voyage transit speeds up to 9 knots were reached.

    ENSCO 5006 is a semi submersible drilling rig. The rig is owned by ENSCO Plc.

     

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