MS Beltnes in action

From the Norwegian quarry Jelsa to the terminal in Kiel

Production in Jelsa

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Laggan Tormore

Around 125 km north-west of the Shetland Islands, the Laggan and Tormore oil and gas field represents the future of the UK oil and gas industry. The project has water depths that average 120 metres with sharp drops down to 600 metres. A pipeline from the project to the Shetland Islands has been built.

In detail...

• Bedding with offshore material as a substrate for the pipelines
• Offshore material covering to protect the pipelines
• Delivery to fall-pipe vessels from our quarry in Jelsa
• Mainly vessel-to-vessel deliveries with our own fleet of self-unloading vessels
• The material supplied was offshore material in 1–5 inch particle size

Facts and figures:

Builder:
Mostly Tideway, plus Boskalis, Van Oord and Jan de Nul

Client:
Total and Dong

Construction period:
2013

Construction costs:
More than £800 million

Subcontractor:
Stema Shipping A/S

Volumes:
800,000 tonnes of 1–5 inch offshore material

Purpose:
Pipeline covering