Denmark sets new completion date on Nord Stream 2

Information sent to the Danish Maritime Authority shows that the operator behind the controversial gas project expects to compete pipe-laying efforts through the country's waters during the third quarter of this year.

Photo: Nord Stream 2 / Axel Schmidt

Most of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has already been installed. However, for the gas connection to start transmitting fuel all the way from Russia to Germany, 147 kilometers of pipe still need to be laid through Danish waters on each side of the twin pipe.

Despite sustained pressure from the US, it seems that Nord Stream 2 is projected to be fully installed in Danish waters around the end of September, shows a memo sent to the Danish Maritime Authority.

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