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OCEAN TOWAGE: Boskalis takes Fairmount

Holland’s Royal Boskalis Westminster NV has reached an agreement to acquire Fairmount Marine and its affiliate, Fairmount Ocean Towage Company, from Louis Dreyfus Armateurs of France. Boskalis said the addition of Fairmount’s fleet of five 205-tonne bollard pull tugs with anchor-handling capabilities will allow it to further expand its market position in both the offshore energy and marine salvage sectors. In addition, the use of the ocean-going tugs for long-distance wet tows will complement Boskalis’ existing capabilities in the dry heavy marine transport market. JS

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