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Nord Stream 2



Russia’s specialized ship Fortuna has begun laying gas pipelines on the unfinished section of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline in German Baltic Sea waters, the project operator Nord Stream 2 AG announced a while ago, as reported by the Russian agency RIA.

Fortuna will that the bottom must lay two pipes 2.6 kilometers long, at a depth of 30 meters. This will complete the construction of the German section of the Baltic gas pipeline, more than 1,200 kilometers long, with a capacity of 55 billion m3 of gas per year, which runs parallel to the Nord Stream operational pipeline, almost identical in size and capacity.

The mentioned company specified that all works are carried out in full compliance with the previously obtained permits.

We remind you: permits for the continuation of works on the mentioned section were issued by the competent German regulatory agency.

After the completion of the mentioned section, a much larger part of the gas pipeline remains to be built – the one through Danish waters for which there is also the approval of the Danish energy regulator – DEA, but Nord Stream 2 AG has not yet submitted an agenda to continue these works. geo) political “sagas” on the Berlin-Washington route regarding this pipeline. However, today’s news undoubtedly gives a “wind in the back” to the completion of the project, which we reported in more detail in our analysis the day before yesterday (see the link below).