Turkish stream: work began off the coast of Turkey

Турецкий поток: начались работы у берегов Турции

Turkish stream plans to launch before the end of 2019

Robot will last up to two months. Continues parallel to the sea for the second leg of the pipeline.

A subsidiary of the Gazprom South Stream Transport B. V. started in the coastal area of Turkey in the framework of the construction of the pipeline Turkish stream. On Monday, July 23, Interfax reported.

“Work on the coastal area of Turkey includes the preparation of trenches with a length of about 2.4 kilometers from the shore towards the sea to bury the pipeline to provide protection from exposure to waves and fishing. It is expected that work on the site of the shore crossing will take 4 to 8 weeks,” – said in a press release.

According to the assessment of the impact on the environment, “work in the coastal area will have a temporary minor effect on the fishing industry in small areas”.

Project the company hopes to compensate the fishermen potential damage from the decline in fishing during the coastal works.

Parallel to the ship Pioneering Spirit at a high tempo continues sea laying of the second leg, resumed on June 26. Work on construction of technological objects landfall in Russia near Anapa coming to an end and will be completely finished in 2018.

We will note, in June it was reported that Gazprom has built 66% of the offshore section of Turkish stream by two threads.

At the end of April bila completed deep-water laying of the site of the first pipeline.

Commissioning of the pipeline of the two lines with total capacity of 31.5 billion cubic meters of gas per year is scheduled until 30 December 2019.

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