Construction works of the pig launcher/receiver station

Construction works of the pig launcher/receiver station

AS Connecto Eesti and Elering AS concluded the construction contract for the construction of pig launcher and receiver station for Tallinn-Jõhvi and Tallinn-Vireš DN500, CAT D natural gas pipelines to perform diagnostic works. The total cost of the construction works is 838 200 euros.

Contract includes equipment, structures, materials and onsite assembly works. After assembling all necessary adjustments and tests will be carried out. The pig launcher/receiver station consists of a  pig trap, a DN200 purge stack, piping, numerous valves and instruments. Pig trap is equipped with stationary launcher/receiver trolley. The underground part is covered with an insulating coating and the above-ground part with a three-layer paint.  Special hubs are used for earth to air transmission points to reduce weather impact to the insulation.

The project is planned to be finalized in December 2021. Connecto’s project manager is Roman Tjumentsev.

In the picture –Lihulõpe pig launcher/receiver station
In the picture –Lihulõpe pig launcher/receiver station