The construction work of the Inkoo compressor station, which is part of the Balticconnector project, has been completed and the construction project has been handed over. The construction ended on 30 August 2019, and from hereon commissioning procedures will be conducted at the station.
The construction of the Balticconnector onshore pipeline has progressed to a phase in which the pipeline is filled with natural gas in order to conduct a trial run of the pipeline and the compressor station. Before reaching this phase, the pipeline has been welded, inspected, tested, marked in terrain and connected to Finland’s existing natural […]
The Balticconnector project’s offshore pipeline has been completed. Of the five worksites of the project, the offshore pipeline was the first one to reach completion.
Construction work in the sea for the Balticconnector project offshore pipeline was completed Friday 12 July 2019. Pipe laying was finished at the end of June, and the shielding work was begun in mid-June. Now that the shielding work has been finished, all construction work in the sea has been completed. Next, the offshore pipeline will […]
The commissioning inspection of the buildings at the Inkoo compressor station took place on 5 July 2019 and established that the compressor station’s buildings were ready for use. The buildings were inspected by Inkoo municipality’s building inspector and Länsi-Uusimaa Rescue Department’s inspector.
Laying the offshore pipeline on the seabed of the Gulf of Finland began on 20 May 2019 in Inkoo, marking a new phase in the Balticconnector project. The pipe laying, which was started on the Finnish end, progressed efficiently thanks to favourable conditions, with the end of the pipeline laid on the seabed on 14 […]
Balticconnector’s onshore pipeline running from Pölans in Siuntio to Fjusö in Inkoo has been welded together and lowered in the excavated trench. The work on the pipeline route started with tree removals in winter 2018 and continued with excavation work in June 2018. At the moment, the work is progressing with finishing work on the […]
The pipe laying work of Balticconnector’s offshore pipeline has proceeded according to schedule, with a total of 34 km of pipe laid already. The pipelay vessel Lorelay, owned by the Dutch company Allseas, commenced the work on 20 May in Inkoo and is advancing 2–3 kilometres per day towards Paldiski in Estonia. The length of […]
Pipeline installation of the offshore part of Balticconnector, the Estonian-Finnish gas interconnection, will begin today. In 2018 all preparatory offshore works were completed, and the seabed is now ready for the pipeline to be installed.
With reference to the capacity at disposal in 2020 announced by the market participants, that is based on that Finland’s compression station and offshore pipeline will be ready on time by the end of this year.