Gazprom started to lay the offshore section of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline in the Black Sea on Sunday.
The work is being carried out by the vessel Audacia, which belongs to the Allseas Group, one of the project’s key contractors.
Another Allseas vessel, the Pioneering Spirit, will lay the pipeline in the deepwater section of the Black Sea.
"Today, we have begun [the] practical stage of implementing the TurkStream project, i.e., undersea laying of the gas pipeline. The project is being implemented strictly according to the schedule...