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Corinth to manufacture pipes for Balticconnector project

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World Pipelines,

Cenergy Holdings announces that on 4 January 2018, Baltic Connector and Elering signed an agreement with its subsidiary Corinth Pipeworks Pipe Industry SA to manufacture and supply the steel pipes for the Balticconnector offshore pipeline project.

The agreement, covering the pipe material for the 77 km offshore pipeline from Finland to Estonia, is one of the biggest within the Balticconnector project. The pipes for the offshore pipeline will be manufactured in 2018 in Corinth Pipeworks’ factory in Greece, and its installation work will commence according to schedule in 2019. 

Baltic Connector Oy is a state-owned company set up in 2015 to implement the Finnish part of the Balticconnector gas pipeline to be built between Finland and Estonia. When completed, Balticconnector will connect the gas networks of Finland and the Baltic countries and will enable the opening of the gas market in Finland. The EU has granted funding to cover 75% of the project, and the project is due to be completed by 2020. 

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