An operator of Nord Stream 2 project and a subsidiary of Russian gas giant Gazprom, Nord Stream 2 AG, signed with the Swiss company Allseas a contract for the laying the offshore section of the gas pipeline through the Baltic Sea, as it follows from the message published on the company’s website.
The construction of two strings, as the press office of Nord Stream AG 2 notes, will continue in a period between 2018 and 2019. For this purpose, according to the company’s representatives, Allseas will use three pipe-laying vessels, namely Pioneering Spirit, Solitaire and Audacia.
Previously, Allseas also participated in laying Nord Stream pipeline in the Gulf of Finland. At the present, other tenders are being hold, including one for laying pipelines in coastal waters of Russia and Germany.