Fairmount Launches Fifth Supertug

Fairmount Expedition, the fifth Fairmount Supertug, met her natural element for the first time when the building dock where she was constructed was floated.

On February 10, 2007, Fairmount Expedition was successfully launched and moved to the completion quay of her builders, Niigata Shipbuilding Co. The tug will de delivered to Fairmount on May 31, 2007, ending the construction of a series of five sister tugs that started with the delivery of Fairmount Sherpa in May 2005.