Rig Nobel Homer Ferrington arrived in Malta on 10th March 2013 to carry out its routine maintenance interventions. The rig started its voyage from Haifa, Israel on 26th February and was towed to Malta by the AHTS VOS ATLANTIS, with AHTS VOS Challenger standing by, up to the pilot’s station 1.5 nautical miles south east of Marsaxlokk. From there on tugs SPINOLA, PAWLINA, SEA SALVOR and WENZINA took over, towed into the harbour the rig and assisted same until it was safely berthed at Freeport Terminal 2 Roro berth. In total the operation employed 12 hours, with tugs SPINOLA and PAWLINA remaining engaged till completion of operation at 18.30Hrs.