Europipe II branch pipeline

General information

Client Energinet 
Project Europipe II branch pipeline 
Year 2021 
Location North Sea (Danish sector) 
Vessels Pioneering Spirit, Lorelay, Tog Mor, Oceanic 
Max. water depth 40 m

Scope of work

  • Installation of ~105-km, 32-inch branch pipeline connecting Europipe II with the Danish mainland
  • Survey works, commissioning, pipeline burial (103 km) and backfilling
  • Mattress installation (at cable crossings) and cable cutting
  • Pull-in to shore (1.1 km)
  • Landfall preparation at pull-in location (subcontracted)

Project specials

  • Shallow water pipeline installation by largest construction vessel in the world Pioneering Spirit
  • Modifications to pipelay vessel Lorelay for pipeline burial (trenching) scope