Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Successful tow for Fairmount Marine

December 31 - Fairmount Marine's super tug, Fairmount Sherpa has successfully towed the jack-up drilling rig Baharia I to its new position in the Zeit Bay oil field in the Gulf of Suez.

The rig move for Egyptian oil company Zeitco came just after delivering the semi-submersible drilling rig Noble Paul Romano in the North Hap'y oilfield in the Greater Nile basin offshore Egypt, in the eastern part of the Mediterranean sea, after being towed from Jamaica.

The Fairmount Sherpa was mobilised via the Suez Channel towards the Zeit Bay oil field in the south western part of the Gulf of Suez.

After arrival of the Fairmount Sherpa on location the towing connection with the rig Baharia I was established. The tow was completed without problems.

At its new drilling location the Baharia I started immediately with the jack-up operation. During this operation the Fairmount Sherpa remained connected with the rig for safety reasons. Upon release, the Fairmount Sherpa demobilised trough the Suez Canal to its next assignment. 

www.fairmount.nl 

 

Heavy Lift | News

UHL boosts fleet with 12 ships thumbnail image

UHL boosts fleet with 12 ships

January 23 - United Heavy Lift (UHL) has updated its fleet list to include nine Eco Lifter multipurpose vessels that were previously delivered to Zeamarine. 
Views: 1393
Navigating Sulphur 2020 thumbnail image

Navigating Sulphur 2020

January 24 - The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has praised the implementation of the 0.5 percent sulphur cap on marine fuel, claiming that, so far, the transition has been “relatively smooth”, although charter party disputes are expected to emerge soon.
Views: 453

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.