South Stream Transport B.V. signed a contract with Allseas Group today to lay the first line of the TurkStream offshore gas pipeline, with an option for laying the second line.
According to the contract, Allseas is to lay more than 900 kilometers of pipes on the seabed. The company will engage the world’s largest construction vessel, the Pioneering Spirit, for the job. The newly completed vessel is especially equipped for offshore pipe laying, with six welding and coating facilities on board.
Allseas will start laying the first line in the second half of 2017.