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Fairmount Sherpa delivered rig Arctic I in Las Palmas

Tug Fairmount Sherpa has safely delivered rig GSF Arctic I in Las Palmas. The rig has been towed from offshore Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.

GSF Arctic I is a semi-submersible drilling rig for deepwater operations, owned by Houston based Transocean. GSF Arctic I is designed to drill up to depths of 10,000 meters. The rig is 78 meters long and 61 meterswide.

The voyage covered a distance of almost 4,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean with an average speed of 4.1 knots, the destination offshore Las Palmas was reached. Upon arrival offshore Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Fairmount Sherpa performed anchor handling activities for the GSF Arctic
I, mooring her on her eight anchors. Once the rig was safely anchored and moored, the Fairmount Sherpa was thanked for her services.

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, and a multipurpose support vessel. Fairmount Marine is part of Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group.
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