30 April 2019

Solitaire Starts Laying the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline in Russian Waters

Today pipelay vessel Solitaire started laying the first line of the Nord Stream 2 twin gas pipeline in the Russian waters. The Solitaire will spend about a month constructing one of the two  approximately 100-kilometres-long sections in the Russian territorial sea. 

All activities are performed in accordance with the national permits granted by responsible authorities.

Construction works are proceeding well and according to plans also at the Russian and German landfalls, the entry and exit points of the pipeline system. Furthermore, offshore pipelay is on-going in the Swedish Exclusive Economic Zone by the Pioneering Spirit. Over 1,100 kilometres of the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline have been laid in total so far.


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