Friday, May 2, 2014
Monday, April 14, 2014
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...
Monday, March 3, 2014
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.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
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.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
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...
Monday, February 25, 2013
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...
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