"Nord Stream 2" News

US Plans to Sanction Russian Vessel Involved in Nord Stream 2

Jan 18, 2021

The United States has told European allies it plans to impose sanctions on a Russian pipe-laying ship, 'Fortuna', involved in construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany, German business daily Handelsblatt reported on Monday…

Nord Stream 2 Pipeline: Prep Work for Works in Danish Waters Can Go Ahead

Jan 18, 2021

The Russia-led Nord Stream 2 (NS2) consortium on Friday said preparatory work to complete the subsea gas pipeline to Germany in Danish waters can go ahead, pointing to the latest notifications by the Danish Maritime Authority.Denmark's Nautiskinformation…

Nord Stream 2 Delays Pipe Laying Works Restart

Jan 15, 2021

The Russia-led Nord Stream 2 consortium is not resuming work to complete the subsea gas pipeline to Germany just yet, daily Handelsblatt reported on Friday, citing a consortium spokesman, amid pressure from Washington to halt the project.A Danish…

Report: Nord Stream 2 Set to Resume Pipelaying Works in Danish Waters

Jan 14, 2021

The Russia-led Nord Stream 2 consortium said on Thursday that work to lay its subsea gas pipeline to Germany would resume in Danish waters on Jan. 15, the TASS news agency reported, despite pressure from the United States for construction to stop…

European Firms Facing U.S. Sanctions over Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Jan 14, 2021

The U.S. State Department this month told European companies which it suspects are helping to build Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that they face the risk of sanctions as the outgoing Trump administration prepares a final round of punitive measures against the project…

Azerbaijan Starts Gas Exports to Europe

Jan 04, 2021

Azerbaijan has started commercial natural gas supplies to Europe via the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), the energy ministry said on Thursday, beginning its push into the lucrative energy market dominated by Russia.The project has the backing…

Nord Stream 2 Completes Pipe Laying Works in German Waters

Dec 29, 2020

The Russia-led Nord Stream 2 consortium said on Monday it has completed laying pipes for the project in German waters, finishing work on a 2.6 kilometer-long portion of the pipeline, which had been stalled by the threat of U.S. sanctions.'We have completed this work…

Fortuna Pipelayer Leaves Nord Stream 2 German Site, Indicating Project Progress

Dec 28, 2020

The Russian pipe-laying vessel Fortuna has left the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline construction site in the Baltic Sea, Refinitiv Eikon data showed on Monday, indicating that the 2.6-km stretch of the project in German waters may have been completed…

Kremlin Says New U.S. Sanctions Could Complicate Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Completion

Dec 28, 2020

The Kremlin said on Thursday that new U.S. sanctions targeting Nord Stream 2 could complicate the completion of the stalled Russian gas pipeline to Germany, but that Moscow and European nations had an interest in it being built.Senior Trump…

U.S. Readying Fresh Round of Sanctions Against Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Dec 24, 2020

The United States is urging European allies and private companies to halt work that could help build the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline and is preparing wider sanctions on the Russian project in coming weeks, senior Trump administration officials said on Wednesday…

Nord Stream 2 to Start Laying Gas Pipes in Danish Waters

Dec 23, 2020

The Russia-led Nord Stream 2 consortium is expected to start laying gas pipes in Danish waters after construction was suspended for a year owing to the threat of sanctions from the United States, according to a Danish maritime regulator.Nord Stream 2…

Timeline: Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline's Difficult Birth

Dec 15, 2020

Russia has resumed construction of the politically-charged Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany, laying pipes after a one-year hiatus prompted by U.S. sanctions, the pipeline operator said on Friday.An alleged nerve agent attack on Kremlin…

Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Construction Works Resume Despite U.S. sanctions

Dec 14, 2020

Russia has resumed construction of the politically-charged Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany, laying pipes after a one-year hiatus prompted by U.S. sanctions, the pipeline operator said on Friday.The pipeline, which Washington says compromises European energy security…

Second Russian Pipe-layer Moves to Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline Site

Dec 11, 2020

A Russian pipe-laying vessel, Fortuna, has arrived at the construction site of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea, Refinitiv Eikon data showed on Friday, with work on the project set to resume.There are also several procurement vessels near the site…

Russian Pipe-laying Vessel Stops near Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Site

Dec 07, 2020

Russian pipe-laying vessel Akademik Cherskiy stopped on Saturday near the construction site of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea, Refinitiv Eikon data showed on Saturday.The consortium led by Gazprom building the 1,230 kilometers…

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