The pass through of SAIPEM 7000, which places the pipes on Black Sea for the Blue Stream Project, from the Straits had an enormous interest. By stopping the traffic in the Strait, SAIPEM 7000 has reduced its level by the water, it has taken before the bridge, and it took an hour to pass in the Black Sea. The pass through was conveyed live simultaneously to national and international TV channels with 8 different cameras.
SAIPEM 7000 crane vessel is a combination of the best technologies and know-hows about the construction within the sea. SAIPEM 7000 is the only vessel with a flooring tower of 4,500 tones and a height of 134 meters, equal to twice the height of the Pisa tower, with an area of 200 meters in length and 87 meters in width and two football fields. More than 800 people were working on the ship, carrying out the pipe laying process very precisely, keeping the proper position under all weather conditions.