Saipem Nord Stream

General information

ClientSaipem 
ProjectSaipem Nord Stream 
Installation2010/2011 
LocationBaltic Sea 
VesselsSolitaire 
Max. water depth210 m (690 ft)

Scope of work

  • Procurement
  • Engineering
  • Fabrication
  • Pipelay
  • Survey support
  • Logistics

Project specials

  • Pipeline installation in curves over pre-installed wide rock berms
  • Installation in security corridor, free of ordnance
  • First time working in the Russian Federation
  • Development and first-time use of a “stretcher” for pipeline A&R
  • Longest subsea pipeline in the world to date: 1224 km (759 miles)

Pipe characteristics

686/4264841.0/34.6/30.9SAWL 485 I FD