Completion of the construction of the Russian Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline is scheduled for September 12. Bloomberg reported this on August 23, citing the maritime authorities of Germany.
Laying of pipes in the waters of Germany is carried out by the Russian ship-pipelayer Fortuna. According to a message for seafarers sent by the German Department of Water Communications and Shipping, Fortuna will work in German waters on a section of about 13-14 kilometers.
The Marine Traffic portal reports that Fortuna, which previously operated in Danish waters, is now in German territorial waters. Next to it are several other vessels under the Russian flag – a multifunctional rescue vessel Murman, a multi-purpose vessel providing ice class Wenger, icebreaker Yuri Topchev and the supply vessel Katun.
During the project, the United States imposed two packages of sanctions on companies and vessels involved in construction. At the same time, Washington did not impose restrictions on Nord Stream 2 AG.
US President Joe Biden has previously said that the construction of the pipeline is almost complete and the implementation of new measures would be “unproductive” for US relations with Europe.
However, on August 20, the US Treasury Department imposed another sanction related to the project. The sanctions lists were updated after Biden signed a decree making measures against Nord Stream 2 part of a “state of emergency.”
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