Energinet has awarded a contract to Corinth Pipeworks S.A.. As part of the Danish offshore part (Energinet LOT1) of the Baltic Pipe pipeline the contract comprises 114km of steel pipes with three-layer polyethylene anti-corrosion coating weighing about 43.000 tonnes, epoxy lining and concrete weight coating.
The greek company's proposal was ranked first at the international bid for that contrat. Manufacturing of the pipes and coating will be don in Greece and delivery is planned to start in late 2019. The start of the insatllations phase is planned to begin in 2021. The Baltic Pipe project aims to create a new way to supply the European gas market. It will connect the Norwegian gas network with Danish and Polish networks in the Baltic Sea.
The contract awarding company Energinet is a transmission system operator for natural gas and electricity from Denmark. It is owned by the Danish Ministry of Climate and Energy and operates as an independent public enterprise.