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Report: Baker Hughes, 17 Other Firms Quit Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Project to Avoid Sanctions

Feb 25, 2021

Baker Hughes Co and AXA Group and 16 other companies recently quit work on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline and will not be sanctioned, according to a document the Biden administration sent to Congress last week which was seen by Reuters.Russian energy company Gazprom and its western partners are racing to build the pipeline to take Russian gas to Germany under the Baltic Sea, and hope to finish it this year…

Shell Bids to Build Offshore Wind Farms in Poland

Jun 14, 2022

Shell's subsidiary Amber Baltic Wind Ltd has submitted proposals for new offshore wind locations in the Polish Baltic Sea zone as part of the latest government tender. The sites included in the tender will help deliver Poland’s ambition of reaching 11 GW of installed offshore wind capacity by 2040…

Baltic Pipe Ready to Ship Norwegian Gas to Denmark

Apr 29, 2022

Work on the Baltic Pipe project in the North Sea has been completed, and the pipeline is ready to ship Norwegian gas to Denmark, info on the project's website shows.Baltic Pipe is a strategic EU infrastructure project led by Danish and Polish…

Siemens Gamesa to Supply 14MW Turbines for Equinor's Offshore Wind Projects in Poland

Feb 23, 2022

Norwegian energy company Equinor and its Polish partner Polenergia have selected Siemens Gamesa as the preferred supplier of wind turbine generators for the MFW Bałtyk II and MFW Bałtyk III offshore wind projects in Poland.Equinor said the MFW…

Nord Stream 2 Pipeline 99% Complete

Jul 29, 2021

The much-politicized Nord Stream 2 undersea gas pipeline from Russia to Germany is 99% complete, the pipeline operator said on Wednesday, after the pipelay vessel Akademik Cherskiy finished its initially planned workload.The $11 billion Nord Stream 2…

Nord Stream 2 Project: Russian Vessel Fortuna Starts Laying Pipes

May 24, 2021

Russian vessel Fortuna has started laying pipes for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in German waters, the gas project said on Sunday, citing Germany's Waterway and Shipping Authority.Nord Stream 2, which runs on the bed of the Baltic Sea from Russia to Germany…

Another Vessel Joining Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Construction

Mar 05, 2021

The consortium behind the Nord Stream 2 undersea gas pipeline said on Thursday a second Russian pipe-laying vessel is undergoing sea trials ahead of joining the project, as it presses on with construction despite growing political pressure.The vessel…

World's Top Ship Insurers Won't Cover Ships Linked to Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Sep 23, 2020

The world's largest group of shipping insurers will not insure vessels involved in the Russian-led Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream gas pipeline projects because of the threat of U.S. sanctions.Associations belonging to the International Group of P&I Clubs…

Nova People Personnel for Baltic Pipe

Aug 19, 2020

Norway-based recruitment company Nova People has said it has secured a major contract as part of the Baltic Pipe Project operated by Gaz-System S.A.Baltic Pipe is a pipeline project designed to bring gas from the Norwegian offshore fields to Denmark and Poland…

Steelwind Monopile Foundations for Parkwind's Baltic Sea Wind Farm

Jul 13, 2020

German construction company Steelwind will build monopile foundations for Parkwind's the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, offshore Germany.Under the contract, signed earlier this month, Steelwind will deliver 27 WTG and one OSS next-generation XXL-Monopile units…

Nord Stream 2 Seeks Updated Permit to Complete Pipeline in Danish Waters

Jun 17, 2020

The Nord Stream 2 has requested a permit allowing it to use pipe-laying vessels with anchors to complete the final roughly 120-kilometer stretch of pipeline in Danish waters, Denmark's energy agency (DEA) said on Tuesday.Work on the project…

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