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Nord Stream 2 says the pipe-laying ship has begun work in Danish waters, Reuters said

© Reuters.File Photo: The Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline Project logo can be found on the pipes of the Chelyabinsk Pipe Rolling Plant in Chelyabinsk.

Moscow (Reuters)-Pipelaying ships have begun work in the Danish waters prior to the resumption of construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, and the consortium behind the project said on Sunday in a halting pressure from the United States and the European Union. That mentioned.

The project is designed to increase Russia’s gas supply to Europe and bypass Ukraine, want to sell its own marine liquefaction to the European Union and reduce the region’s reliance on energy supply from Moscow. Faced with resistance from Washington.

European Union lawmakers passed a resolution on Thursday calling on Block to suspend the completion of Nord Stream 2, following the arrest of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.

Construction of a pipeline that doubles the capacity of the existing Nord Stream Link from Russia to Germany was suspended in December 2019 under the threat of sanctions from the United States.

“Laborge Fortuna has begun construction in the Danish EEZ construction corridor prior to the resumption of construction of Nord Stream 2,” said Nord Stream 2.

“All work is done according to the relevant permits.”

Nord Stream 2 quoted the Danish Maritime Bureau’s notice of resuming work on January 15. The group previously stated that its activities include preparatory work and testing before pipe laying begins.

Over 90% of projects led by Russian gas giant Gazprom (MCX :) have already been completed.

Gasprom’s western partners in the project are estimated to cost € 9.5 billion ($ 11.5 billion), German Uniper, BASF’s Wintershalldy, British Dutch Oil Major Shell (LON :), Austrian OMV, I’m Engie, a French energy company.

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Nord Stream 2 says the pipe-laying ship has begun work in Danish waters, Reuters said Nord Stream 2 says the pipe-laying ship has begun work in Danish waters, Reuters said

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