The EUROPIPE GmbH will be delivering 132,000 tonnes (227 km) of thick-walled offshore large-diameter pipes measuring 26 inch (660 mm) in diameter for the development of the Zohr gas field located off Egypt’s Mediterranean coastline.
The order was booked by Salzgitter Mannesmann International GmbH, a trading subsidiary of the Group. The large-diameter pipes that are scheduled for delivery from May to December 2016. EUROPIPE's shareholders are to supply the input material for manufacturing the large-diameter pipes.
Together with other recently booked orders such as Nord Stream 2 and TAP onshore/offshore this will secure a good basic capacity utilization until mid-2018.