Balticconnector Pipeline

General information

ClientElering and Baltic Connector OY  
ProjectBalticconnector Pipeline 
Installation2019 
LocationBaltic Sea 
VesselsLorelay 
Max. water depth0 - 100 m (0 - 330 ft)

Scope of work

  • Drilling and blasting, trench excavation, pre-lay rock placement
  • Mattress installation (crossing preparations)
  • Pre and post-lay survey
  • 2 x Shore pull-in operations
  • Installation of 77 km, 20-inch pipeline
  • Above water tie-in of the pipeline
  • Pipe storage and logistics
  • Post-lay rock placement and back-filling
  • Flooding, gauging and hydrotesting
  • Dewatering and drying

Project specials

  • Drilling and blasting of rock outcrops
  • Shallow water pipelay close to rock outcrops
  • Diverless above water tie-in on DP