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75% of Nord Stream 2 offshore pipeline laid

75% of Nord Stream 2 offshore pipeline laid 75% of Nord Stream 2 offshore pipeline laid


Zug (Switzerland), August 26 - Neftegaz.RU. Nord Stream 2 AG has laid 1,855 km of the offshore gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea in Russian, Finnish, Swedish, and German waters. This corresponds to 75 % of the overall length of the twin pipeline.

Nord Stream 2 AG, a subsidiary of Gazprom and the operator of the project, is proceeding with implementing the remaining quarter of the project, the company said today.

Earlier in August, Saipem’s pipelay vessel Castoro 10 started the work off Rügen, Germany to tie together the 2 ends of a Nord Stream 2 pipe string laid last year on the seabed.

In Hanko, Finland and Karlshamn Sweden, the last pipes were loaded out to pipelay vessels during this summer. Storage and logistics are continuing in the Finnish and German hubs, Kotka and Mukran, respectively.

To read the full story in Russian.