Baltic Sea News


Russia Says It Will Press U.N. Security Council over Nord Stream Pipeline Blast Probe

Jun 15, 2023

Russia intends to press the United Nations Security Council again for an international investigation into explosions on the Nord Stream gas pipelines last September, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday.Unexplained explosions…

DP Gezina Vessel to Remain Busy in the Baltic Sea with Contract Extension

Jun 14, 2023

Dutch offshore flotel services firm Chevalier Floatels said Wednesday it had secured a contract extension for its DP Gezina offshore accommodation vessel.According to Chevalier Floatels, the Walk-to-Work vessel DP Gezina has been working in…

Swedish Prosecutor Hopes to Conclude Nord Stream Probe in Autumn

Jun 14, 2023

Sweden hopes to be able to determine who was behind the Nord Stream gas pipeline sabotage by the autumn, the prosecutor leading the country's investigation told Swedish radio.In September 2022, several unexplained underwater explosions ruptured…

Dutch Intelligence Tipped CIA on Alleged Ukraine Plan to Attack Nord Stream -NOS

Jun 13, 2023

A Dutch intelligence agency tipped off the CIA about an alleged Ukrainian plan in June 2022 to blow up the Nord Stream pipeline, Dutch national broadcaster NOS reported on Tuesday.The NOS report, which was compiled with help from leading German media outlets…

Kremlin Blames 'Anglo-Saxons' After Report U.S. Knew of Ukrainian Nord Stream Attack Plan

Jun 08, 2023

The Kremlin, commenting on a report that the United States had known last year of a Ukrainian plan to attack the Nord Stream natural gas pipelines, said on Thursday it had already raised the possible involvement of 'Anglo-Saxons.' Unexplained…

US had Intelligence of Ukrainian Plan to Attack Nord Stream Project -Washington Post

Jun 07, 2023

The United States learned of a Ukrainian plan to attack the Nord Stream natural gas pipelines three months before they were damaged last September by underwater explosions, The Washington Post reported on Tuesday, citing leaked information posted online…

Russia Says West Trying to Confuse the World over Nord Stream Culprits

Jun 07, 2023

The Russian embassy in the United States said on Wednesday that a report the United States knew of a Ukrainian plan to attack the Nord Stream natural gas pipelines was part of a coordinated Western attempt to confuse the world over the truth…

PKN Orlen, PGE Get Location Permits for Baltic Offshore Wind Farms

May 31, 2023

Two Polish state-controlled companies, oil refiner PKN Orlen and power utility PGE , have received permits to build offshore wind farms on the Baltic Sea.Poland's infrastructure minister awarded five permits for available locations to PKN Orlen group and one to PGE…

Germany Cannot be Relaxed about Baltic LNG Capacity, Senior Official Says

May 23, 2023

Germany cannot be relaxed about the need for liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals in the Baltic Sea, a high-ranking economy ministry official said on Monday, a week after plans emerged to scale down the region's Mukran project after local resistance…

European Energy and Vårgrønn Form Strategic Partnership to Harness Baltic Sea's Offshore Wind Potential

May 16, 2023

Renewable energy developer European Energy and offshore wind company Vårgrønn have entered a long-term strategic partnership to jointly pursue offshore wind opportunities in the Baltic Sea within Lithuania, Estonia, and Latvia.The Baltic states have significant offshore wind potential…

Baltic Leaders Look to Offshore Wind for Energy Security

May 10, 2023

The Baltic Offshore Wind Forum was held in Berlin, Germany on May 9 as part of a bid to advance sustainable energy and energy security in the Baltic Sea region.Foreign Ministers and high-level representatives of Member States of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS)…

LOTOS Petrobaltic Selects Saab Seaeye Leopard ROV for Subsea Work in Polish Oil Fields

May 04, 2023

LOTOS Petrobaltic, part of ORLEN, has ordered Saab’s Seaeye Leopard work-class ROV to service subsea infrastructure within Poland’s B3 and B8 oil fields in the Baltic Sea.'After evaluating other work vehicles on the market, LOTOS Petrobaltic…

Van Oord Installs First Monopile at Baltic Eagle Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 25, 2023

Dutch offshore installation services company Van Oord has installed the first of 50 monopile foundations at Iberdrola's Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany.The installation strategy for the foundations is based on the feeder concept,…

Poland's PGE Signs Offshore Wind Turbine Deal for Baltica 2

Apr 20, 2023

Poland's biggest utility PGE said on Thursday a unit of the company had signed a deal with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for delivery and installation of 107 offshore wind turbines as part of the Baltica 2 project. The turbines have a total capacity of 1…

Tiny Baltic Isand Finds Itself 'a pawn' in Nord Stream Gas Drama

Mar 13, 2023

Inhabitants of the tiny island of Christiansö in the Baltic Sea found themselves in the glare of global media attention this week after reports alleging a boat moored off the rocky outcrop was used to blow up the Nord Stream gas pipelines. 'Practically…

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