the gas Pipeline “Nord stream – 2” will be commissioned in 2020 regardless of whether the return to the project company Allseas pipelay or not. Experts believe that Russia will be able to finish the pipeline on their own.
representatives of the company Nord Stream 2 stated that continue to work together for the early completion of the project. 2,46 of thousands of miles of pipeline already laid 2.3 thousand, the newspaper “Izvestia”.
it is Not excluded that the Swiss Allseas, which has stopped work in connection with the U.S. sanctions, will return to the project. If this does not happen, Russia has their own ship which can lay pipes under water, “the academic left”. This was stated by General Director of national energy Institute Sergei Pravosudov.
currently, the ship is in the Discovery. On the way to the Baltic he will need about 1.5-2 months. According to experts, the delay in the construction of “Nord stream – 2” is inevitable, but not critical.