Preparatory work for the offshore pipeline of the Balticconnector project was completed in March.
The main equipment have been delivered on Thursday 28 March 2019 to the Balticconnector project compression station in Inkoo. The equipment includes a compressor unit and its auxiliaries. Equipment installation has started and will be completed in April 2019. After that, installation work will continue with the installation of pipelines and cables related to the equipment.
The agreement negotiations lead by Baltic Connector Oy had concluded into agreement signing on February 14, 2019 with the gas transmission system operators (TSOs) of Finland, Estonia and Latvia. According the agreement, the gas transmission tariffs will be removed from interconnection points between the countries. Furthermore, the agreement foresees that the gas can be transported […]
To support the goals of the EU’s Energy Union, a decision was made in 2018 to open the Finnish gas market on 1 January 2020. The decision has led to reformations in the natural gas legislation, which affect arranging the current natural gas transmission network and sales and in organising the ownership of Baltic Connector […]
It is time to wrap up and view what happened in our Balticconnector project in 2018.
On 16 November 2018, Baltic Connector Oy signed a contract agreement with Bilfinger Industrial Services Finland Oy for the process electricity work and instrument installations at the Inkoo compressor station.
The topping-out ceremony and the progress of construction work were celebrated at the Balticconnector project’s compressor and metering station worksite in Inkoo. The topping-out ceremony was held for the worksite personnel on 7 November 2018. Baltic Connector Oy’s President and CEO, Herkko Plit, was the speaker for the developer, and Nina Lindström, Managing Director of […]
The excavation work of the Balticconnector project began Friday 13 July. The work progressed well and was completed Monday 16 July. At the end of the week, the work will continue with blasting work in the outer archipelago, around 20 kilometres from the shore.
On 13 July 2018, the preparatory work of the offshore pipeline will proceed to the next phase, in which excavation work will be initiated on the site of the offshore pipeline. The first excavation work will be carried out in front of Fjusö in Inkoo with the dredging of the seabed and the preparation of […]
The preparatory work for the installation of the Balticconnector project’s offshore pipeline will start after Midsummer holidays. The work will start with protective measures in the location of cables and the Nord Stream pipelines on the seabed. In July, the project continues with excavation work on the shores of Paldiski where the offshore pipeline enters […]