Fairmount Marine safely delivered ENSCO rig in Malta
9 January 2014
Fairmount Marine has safely delivered rig ENSCO 5004 in Malta at the end
of a voyage that began offshore Rio de Janeiro. Rig ENSCO 5004 is a 1982
built 94,7 meters long and 70,4 meters wide semi-submersible drilling rig.
The towage of rig ENSCO 5004 from Rio de Janeiro to Malta took about
5,782 nautical miles and during the voyage speeds well over 7 knots were
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, especially designed for long distance towing, a multipurpose support
vessel and a large submersible transport barge. Fairmount Marine is part
of Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group.