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TurkStream celebrates first anniversary of its launch

Today marks the first anniversary of the official launch ceremony of the TurkStream Offshore Gas Pipeline by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan officially launched TurkStream in Istanbul.

8 January 2021

Gas flow through TurkStream resumed

Gas transmission through both lines of TurkStream has started again following the completion of annual maintenance works.

28 June 2020

Gas flow through TurkStream will temporarily stop for annual maintenance works

Gas transmission through both lines of TurkStream will be temporarily halted from the morning of June 23 till the morning of June 29 for annual maintenance and basic diagnostic works.

22 June 2020

TurkStream donates health and sanitation materials to Kiyikoy locals and regional health facilities

TurkStream donates health and sanitation materials to Kiyikoy locals and regional health facilities

9 June 2020

First billion cubic meters of gas delivered through TurkStream

Gazprom supplied the first billion cubic meters of gas through the TurkStream Gas Pipeline.

27 January 2020

Launch ceremony for the TurkStream Pipeline held in Istanbul

The official launch ceremony for the TurkStream Pipeline has been held today. Gas supplies via TurkStream will boost the energy security of Turkey and European countries.

8 January 2020

The filling of the first line of TurkStream with natural gas as part of commissioning activities has started

The filling the first of the two TurkStream offshore pipelines with gas has commenced by injecting natural gas into the system. This is the final step in the commissioning of the pipelines.

18 October 2019

Construction TurkStream receiving terminal reaches 95%

Construction progress of the receiving terminal for the TurkStream Offshore Gas Pipeline has reached 95%. All works are in line with the schedule. First gas is expected to flow by the end of 2019.

14 August 2019

South Stream Transport and Saipem reach settlement agreement on South Stream contract

South Stream Transport B.V. and Saipem S.p.A. signed an agreement to amicably settle the arbitration case regarding the contract for the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline, which was concluded on March 14, 2014.

18 April 2019

Successful connections made between TurkStream offshore section and landfalls

The final weld that connects the offshore and the nearshore sections of TurkStream was completed, marking the finalization of the entire pipeline system in the Black Sea.

19 March 2019

The Offshore Section of the TurkStream Gas Pipeline is Complete

The pipe-laying vessel Pioneering Spirit has completed the construction of the offshore section of the TurkStream gas pipeline today.

19 November 2018

Start of nearshore works for TurkStream

On Sunday 22 July, nearshore works started for the TurkStream Offshore Gas Pipeline near the Turkish town of Kiyiköy.

23 July 2018

Pioneering Spirit resumes pipelaying for TurkStream

Today, Pioneering Spirit resumed pipelaying of the second offshore string (Line 2) for the TurkStream offshore gas pipeline towards Kiyikoy in Turkey.

26 June 2018

Pioneering Spirit departures from Rotterdam port to recommence works on TurkStream

On 8 June Pioneering Spirit departed from the Rotterdam port and is now sailing towards the Black Sea.

8 June 2018

TurkStream Line 1 Completed

Today at the Black Sea coast of Turkey, the deep-water pipelay for Line 1 of the TurkStream offshore gas pipeline has been completed.

30 April 2018

Half of TurkStream offshore section installed

On 6 March, 50% of the offshore section for the TurkStream Offshore Gas Pipeline has been installed. As of today, over 930 kilometer of pipeline has been laid in total on the seabed of the Black Sea, divided over two strings. Pioneering Spirit, the vessel responsible for the deep-water sections of the pipeline, passed kilometer point 706 this morning for the first line. For the second line, 224 kilometers were installed in 2017.

6 March 2018

The pipelay commenced along the specially developed route for TurkStream

On 19 February, Pioneering Spirit installing the first line of the TurkStream gas pipeline passed KP660 in the Black Sea near the border of Bulgarian Exclusive Economic Zone.

19 February 2018

Start of construction TurkStream receiving terminal

Today South Stream Transport BV has officially announced the start of construction of the Receiving Terminal of the TurkStream Offshore Gas Pipeline. With the start of the onshore construction in Turkey, the project is now being implemented in three construction areas: onshore Russia, onshore Turkey and offshore in the Black Sea.

17 January 2018

TurkStream has entered Turkish Exclusive Economic Zone

The first pipeline of the TurkStream Offshore Gas Pipeline entered the Turkish Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) on 4 November 2017. Pioneering Spirit, world’s largest pipelay and construction vessel, marked the occasion by laying down on the seabed the section of the pipeline with Russian and Turkish flags, symbolizing the crossing of the EEZ border between the two countries.

4 November 2017

Turkish government approves EIA for TurkStream Offshore Section

The Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urbanization announced the final approval of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the offshore section of the TurkStream Offshore Gas Pipeline.

2 October 2017

TurkStream offshore deep-water pipe laying has begun

Today, Gazprom PJSC has started the installation of the TurkStream pipeline in the deep-water section near Anapa.The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin gave an official start to the pipelaying works during his visit to the pipelaying vessel Pioneering Spirit .

23 June 2017

Turkish government publishes EIA for TurkStream Offshore Section

On Wednesday 21 June 2017, the Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urbanization published the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report for the offshore section of the TurkStream Gas Pipeline Project.

21 June 2017

Largest construction vessel of the world enters the Black Sea to work on TurkStream

Pioneering Spirit has entered the Black Sea today in order to commence pipelaying towards the materialization of the TurkStream Offshore Gas Pipeline project.

31 May 2017

Construction of TurkStream gas pipeline’s offshore section commenced

Construction of the TurkStream gas pipeline was commenced today in the Black Sea near the Russian coast.

7 May 2017

Construction contract signed for second line of TurkStream’s offshore section


Today South Stream Transport B.V. and Allseas Group S.A. signed in Amsterdam a contract to build the second line of the TurkStream gas pipeline’s offshore section. The document is signed within the framework of an option envisaged by the contract for the first line signed in 2016.

20 February 2017

Construction contract signed for the first line of the TurkStream offshore section

South Stream Transport B.V. signed a contract with Allseas Group today to lay the first line of the TurkStream offshore gas pipeline, with an option for laying the second line.

8 December 2016