Began laying the second line of the Turkish stream

Началась укладка второй нитки Турецкого потока

Continuing the construction of the offshore section of Turkish stream

According to media reports, at the bottom of the Black sea already laid about 25 miles of pipeline.

Russia’s Gazprom began construction of the second pipeline Turkish stream across the Black sea. This writes the newspaper Vedomosti on Wednesday, July 19.

According to the publication, at the bottom of the Black sea already laid about 25 miles of pipeline. Over stacking to work the ship-the pipe layer Audacia, owned by Swiss company Allseas, which has won a tender of Gazprom for laying the pipe.

It is noted that in recent days the ship is moving with constant average speed of 0.1–0.15 per node per hour (about five miles a day) along the route of the pipeline the first pipeline.

About the beginning of the laying of the second line of the Turkish stream, Gazprom announced.

Earlier it was reported that Turkey has agreed with Gazprom on the financing of the Turkish stream.

Recall, 10 October 2016, Russia and Turkey signed an intergovernmental agreement on the Turkish stream project.

Gazprom has reached agreement with Hungary on the extension of the Turkish stream

Turkish stream project bitransitive export pipeline from Russia to Turkey. It involves the construction of two branches of the gas pipeline under the Black sea bypassing Ukraine. The first line will be for the supply of gas to the Turkish market, the second – for the transit of fuel to Europe.