January 15 - Fairmount Marine's tug Fairmount Expedition has delivered the largest component of the 120 m high J-Lay tower for the crane vessel Saipem 7000.

The tower component was loaded onto Saipem's 125 m long and 30 m wide cargo barge S42, and towed from Ravenna in Italy to offshore Burgas, Bulgaria, travelling at an average speed of 8 knots.

Fairmount Expedition also assisted during the offloading of the 3,407-tonne J-Lay tower.