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Marine Notice: Corrib Gas Pipeline Inspection/Maintenance & Flowline Installation

18th July 2014
Marine Notice: Corrib Gas Pipeline Inspection/Maintenance & Flowline Installation

#MarineNotice - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises that the annual pipeline and umbilical maintenance inspection survey and flowline installation work will shortly be undertaken at the Corrib Gas Field.

Works will commence on Thursday 24 July 2014 at the Corrib field and along the pipeline corridor to the landfall at Broadhaven Bay, Co Mayo. The works and are expected to be completed by the end of the first week of September by the vessel Normand Reach (Call sign 2HMG8).

The pipeline and umbilical maintenance inspection covers an area of activity that stretches along the route of the existing Corrib offshore gas pipeline and umbilical route.

The work involves acoustic and visual survey of the pipeline and umbilical using equipment deployed from an ROV. The pipeline and umbilical surveys will be separate activities.

Meanwhile, the flowline installation at Wells P3 and P6 will take place within the 500m safety zone surrounding the Corrib subsea facilities.

Co-ordinates for all works and further details are included in Marine Notice No 43 of 2014, a PDF of which is available to read or download HERE.

Published in Marine Warning
MacDara Conroy

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