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Severstal begins shipment of pipes for South Stream Transport’s offshore pipeline

28th May 2014

The 813 mm diameter pipes were manufactured at the Izhora Pipe Mill, part of Severstal’s Russian Steel division

Severstal has begun shipment of pipes for South Stream Transport’s offshore pipeline
Severstal has won two tenders and will supply around 260 thousand tonnes of 813 mm diameter pipes manufactured at the Izhora Pipe Mill

The first batch of 39.0 mm wall, 12 metre pipes has been shipped to Severstal’s stevedore company, ZAO Neva-Metal (also part of the Russian Steel division), which forwarded the product to the project. Severstal plans to supply more than 40 thousand tonnes of pipes by the end of the second quarter.

Vitaly Motorin, director of pipe production for Severstal’s Russian Steel division, commented: “Immediate proximity of the Izhora Pipe Mill to the sea and river ports, well-developed railway and automobile road network and our own stevedore company allow us to manage logistics effectively to meet the high standards and complex requirements of the South Stream Transport project”.

Severstal has won two tenders and will supply around 260 thousand tonnes of 813 mm diameter pipes manufactured at the Izhora Pipe Mill for the first and the second strings of the South Stream pipeline system’s offshore section.

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