Construction of Nord Stream 2 is planned to resume in a week

At the moment we are talking about 2.6 km in the economic waters of . The ship that will lay the pipes will be named later.

In the coming weeks, the construction of the Nord Stream 2 sea pipeline, which was stopped a year ago, is planned to resume. So far, plans have been reported to complete a small section in German waters. This was announced on Saturday, November 28, by the pipeline project company.

“We plan to resume pipe-laying work using an anchored vessel in the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) this year,” Nord Stream 2 AG told reporters.

According to the site of the radio station NDR, work will resume on Saturday 5 December.

“We will name a specific vessel that will be used later. At this stage, the plan provides for laying a 2.6 km section on each of the gas pipeline strings,” Nord Stream 2 AG said.

As you know, the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline stopped almost a year ago due to US . After the imposition of sanctions, the Swiss contractor Allseas curtailed work on the project. Yesterday it became known that the only vessel that could complete construction — the Russian pipe-laying ship Akademik Chersky — after a month’s stay in the German port of Mukran is returning to Kaliningrad.

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