Fairmount Marine tugs tow ENSCO 5006 from Cyprus to Singapore

Fairmount Marine’s tugs Fairmount Summit and Fairmount Alpine have towed the drilling rig ENSCO 5006 safely from Cyprus to Singapore.

Apr 29th, 2014
ENSCO 5006 Fairmount Marine
ENSCO 5006 Fairmount Marine

Offshore staff

ROTTERDAM, the NetherlandsFairmount Marine’s tugs Fairmount Summit and Fairmount Alpine have towed the drilling rig ENSCO 5006 safely from Cyprus to Singapore. The Fairmount twins towed the rig about 13,000 mi (20,922 km).

Before the departure off Limasol, Cyprus, both tugs performed anchor handling work for the rig. On request of its owners, cargo and crew runs were done during a stop off 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.

TheENSCO 5006 is a semisubmersible drilling rig, capable for drilling operations up to 7,600 m (24,928 ft).

04/29/2014

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