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Fairmount Tows Jack-up Rig to Vietnam

May 1, 2014

Photo courtesy Fairmount

Photo courtesy Fairmount

Tug Fairmount Expedition has towed jack-up rig Naga 3 safely from Labuan, Malaysia, to the PV Marine Shipyard in Vung Tau, Vietnam. The Fairmount Expedition was mobilized from Singapore for this 575 miles voyage. During the voyage the Fairmount Expedition only made use of two of her four main engines.

The Naga 3 is a Gusto MSC CJ46-X100-D design jack-up rig, built in 2010 by Dubai Drydocks World and owned by UMW Petropipe/Singapore Drilling. The 70 meters long rig can drill up to 9,144 meters in depth. At the Vung Tau shipyard the Naga 3 will be prepared for her next job offshore Vietnam for the Japan Vietnam Petroleum Company.

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