Friday, May 2, 2014
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Maritime News

Fairmount Drags the Naga 3 Across South China Sea

Fairmount Marine, the Netherlands-based ocean-going tug operator, announced this week that their 205 ton bollard pull tug, Fairmount Expedition completed the 575 mile crossing of the South China sea with the...

May 2, 2014
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Monday, April 14, 2014
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Maritime News

Powerful Tug Drags Giant Cylinder for 11,500 Miles

After an 11,500 nautical mile tow from Singapore to Curaçao, via the Cape of Good Hope, the Fairmount Sherpa’s job is done. This 75-meter, 16,320 BHP ocean-going tug hauled Seadrill’s newly...

April 14, 2014
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Monday, March 3, 2014
News

Boskalis Acquires Fairmount Marine to Expand Ocean Towing Services

Dutch marine services provider Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announced Monday that it has reached an agreement to acquire Fairmount Marine and its affiliate Fairmount Ocean Towage Company, a global provider of long distance ocean towing, from the French group Louis Dreyfus Armateurs.

March 3, 2014
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Thursday, August 29, 2013
Offshore

Ship Photos of The Day – World’s First Offshore-Moored FSRU Delivered Offshore Livorno

The world's first offshore-moored floating, storage and re-gasification unit (FSRU), the FSRU Toscana, has been successfully delivered and permanently moored offshore Livorno, Italy, where it will be used as a terminal and export point for liquefied natural gas.

August 29, 2013
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Thursday, March 28, 2013
Blog

Ship Photos of The Day – Fairmount Does It Again

Today’s ship photos come to us via Fairmount Marine, a company which at this point is becoming quite the SPOTD regular due to their large scale and, more importantly, successful ocean...

March 28, 2013
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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Ship Photo of The Day – It’s Not All Broken Tows, All The Time

Today’s ship photo is to remind us that the vast majority of ocean towing operations go off without a hitch. It’s almost hard to believe considering headlines these days, but...

March 5, 2013
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Monday, February 25, 2013
Interesting

Emma Maersk Reaches Fincantieri Repair Yard in Palermo

The disabled Emma Maersk has been successfully delivered to a Fincantieri yard in Palermo, Sicily, where she will undergo repairs to fix a broken stern thruster and damage caused by...

February 25, 2013
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