Fairmount Marine Tows Naga 3 to Vung Tau, Vietnam to Prepare for JVPC's Job

Fairmount Marine BV, an ocean towage and heavy lift transportation contractor, announced Thursday that Tug Fairmount Expedition has towed jackup Naga 3 (350' ILC) safely from Labuan, Malaysia, to the PV Marine Shipyard in Vung Tau, Vietnam. The Fairmount Expedition was mobilized from Singapore for this 575 miles voyage. During the voyage the Fairmount Expedition only made use of two of her four main engines.

The Naga 3 is a Gusto MSC CJ46-X100-D design jackup, built in 2010  by Dubai Drydocks World and owned by UMW Petropipe/Singapore Drilling. The 229 feet (70 meters) long rig can drill up to 30,000 feet (9,144 meters) in depth. At the Vung Tau shipyard the Naga 3 will be prepared for her next job offshore Vietnam for the Japan Vietnam Petroleum Company.

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. Fairmount Marine is part of Royal Boskalis Westminster. Boskalis is a leading global marine and dredging contractor. With a versatile fleet of 1,000 units Boskalis operates in around 75 countries across six continents with 11,000 employees.


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