March 3 - Fairmount Marine's tug Fairmount Expedition has towed the rig ENSCO 5002 from Rio de Janeiro to Singapore via the Cape of Good Hope.

Built in 1975, ENSCO 5002 is a 70 m long and 61 m wide semi-submersible drilling rig, which can accommodate up to 110 people and is capable of drilling up to 10,668 m.

The tug Fairmount Expedition hooked-up with the rig offshore Rio de Janeiro before transporting it 9,200 miles to Singapore, via South Africa and Mauritius.