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Information sheet 94

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Pier Head at the Methane Terminal in Cavaou

Pier Head at the Methane Terminal in Cavaou

To build the protective shell around the pier head for the methane terminal at Cavaou, the STS group (Saipem-Technigaz-Sofregaz) entrusted the company with the production and installation of more than 600 “Core Loc” blocks.
These 6-branch blocks are placed according to a precise plan, with a precision level of 10 cm.
For this the company equipped a shore crane with a GPS satellite positioning system.
The placing of 300 blocks located below sea level took place with the constant assistance of the company’s divers.

Amount: € 1200 K
Contracting authority: GDF

Pier Head at the Methane Terminal in Cavaou Pier Head at the Methane Terminal in Cavaou Pier Head at the Methane Terminal in Cavaou