Object Class: Pipeline, submarine/on land


Acronym: PIPSOL (P,L)

Code: 94

Set Attribute_A: BURDEP; CATPIP; CONDTN; DATEND; DATSTA; DRVAL1; DRVAL2; NOBJNM; OBJNAM; PRODCT; STATUS; VERACC; VERDAT; VERLEN;

Set Attribute_B: INFORM; NINFOM; NTXTDS; SCAMAX; SCAMIN; TXTDSC;

Set Attribute_C: RECDAT; RECIND; SORDAT; SORIND;

Definition:

A pipeline is a string of interconnected pipes used for the transport of matter, nowadays mainly oil or gas . (IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5th Edition, 3857)

A submarine or land pipeline is a pipeline lying on or buried under the seabed or the land.

References:

INT 1: ID 29; IL 40.1, 41.1, 42, 44;

M-4: 377; 444.1; 444.4-5; 444.7;

Remarks:

It must be assumed that the pipes are vulnerable to damage from anchoring or trawling.... They may be a potential danger to navigation. (IHO Chart Specifications, M-4)

Distinction: pipeline area; pipeline, overhead;