Boskalis boosts long-distance offshore transport fleet

Offshore staff

PAPENDRECHT, the Netherlands – Royal Boskalis Westminster has agreed to acquire Fairmount Marine and Fairmount Ocean Towage Co. from Louis Dreyfus Armateurs.

Fairmount specializes in long-distance ocean towage services, operating five 205-metric ton (226-ton) bollard pull towing vessels with anchor handling capabilities. 

Boskalis says the anchor handler/tugs will complement its dry heavy marine transport service (the company owns Dockwise), including offshore projects.


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