the project Operator Nord stream-2, Nord Stream AG 2 received permission to use the pipe-lay vessels with anchor positioning for placing the remaining approximately 120 kilometres of pipeline in Danish waters, announced on Monday, the Danish energy Agency (DEA).
In Copenhagen said that the remaining part of the pipeline will be constructed outside of the areas where the use of vessels with anchor positioning is strictly prohibited due to the demands of environmentalists.
the Permission of the DEA to continue the construction may be appealed to the Danish Board of appeal questions of energy until 3 August.
"2 Nord Stream AG will have to wait four weeks. Today's decision may be appealed to the Danish appeals Board on energy until August 3, and work during this period can not start", - said the head of the press service of DEA Round Falbe-Hansen.
"In Nord Stream AG 2 could not name the date of resumption of construction of the pipeline.
We continue to consider various options for its completion, and in due time inform about your plans", — said the press service of Nord Stream 2.
June 5, 2020 2 Nord Stream AG submitted a request to allow the use of pipe-lay vessels with anchors in connection with the construction of Nord Stream 2. Lay vessels with anchors was estimated in the impact assessment on the environment for Nord Stream 2, but were not included in the permit in October 2019.
the United States in late December imposed sanctions against the gas pipeline Nord stream-2, which blocked the work of pipelayers foreign contractors of Gazprom.