Nord Stream 2 operator laid over 200 km of pipeline
Moscow. Nord Stream 2 AG, the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project operator, laid over 200 km of pipes on the bottom of the Baltic Sea as of November 6, the company says on tuesday.
German business expects Nord Stream 2 will be completed in time, told Tass.
"Over 200 kilometers of pipeline has been laid in the Baltic Sea to date. Some 20 vessels are operating simultaneously to ensure timely completion of the pipeline," the company said.
It was reported earlier that 100 km of the pipeline were laid as of early October. Pipelay barge Castoro Dieci has completed her scope in the Bay of Greifswald in Germany. Audacia vessel continues pipelay in the German territorial waters, while Solitaire is laying pipe in the Finnish Exclusive Economic Zone. "All works are being carried out according to the permits received," the company said.