Bredero Shaw To Weight Coat Pipe For South Stream Pipeline

April 2014, Vol. 241 No. 4

ShawCor Ltd.’s pipe coating division, Bredero Shaw, has received a contract with a value of US$50 million from Europipe GmbH for the concrete weight coating of Line 1 of the South Stream offshore pipeline segment.

The South Stream Pipeline’s 930-km offshore section is comprised of four pipelines that will cross the Black Sea and transport gas from Russia to Bulgaria and on to Central and Southern Europe.

The BrederoShaw contract involves coating 148 km of 32-inch pipe with concrete weight coating. Coating will begin shortly and be completed in 2015. The contract will be executed at the Bredero Shaw pipe coating facility in Leith, Scotland.