Europipe II branch pipeline

General information

ClientEnerginet 
ProjectEuropipe II branch pipeline 
Year2021 
LocationNorth Sea (Danish sector) 
VesselsPioneering Spirit, Lorelay, Tog Mor, Oceanic 
Max. water depth40 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