Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is 75% complete, the project’s operator, Nord Stream 2AG, said in a statement.
A total of 1,855 kilometers of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline were built along the bottom of the Baltic Sea in the waters of Russia, Finland, Sweden and Germany. That’s about 75 percent of the total length of the pipeline, the release said.
Nord Stream 2 AG will be launched in the final quarter of the year. The pipeline has been completed in the waters of Germany and Finland. The laying of pipes continues in the territorial waters of Russia, accordin g to Novinite. Construction work on the coastal sections in Germany and Russia is at an advanced stage, the company reports.
The head of Gazprom, Alexey Miller, also confirmed progress on the activities, noting that work on the final fourth phase of the project has begun.