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‘Vladimir Putin’s pipeline weapon’: What’s really going on with Nord Stream 2?

Russia Today 30 Nov 2021
The delivery of Russian natural gas to Europe via the Nord Stream 2 pipeline is likely to be delayed for another six months, Germany’s ambassador to Ukraine said on Monday ... What is Nord Stream 2? ... READ MORE ... As a result, a number of insurers and high-tech Western vessels laying pipes pulled out of the project, delaying the completion of the pipeline.
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J.P. Morgan Partners with Norway’s Havfram to Build WTIVs

The Maritime Executive 23 Nov 2021
Morgan has decided to invest in wind turbine installation vessels (WTIV) ... Morgan and Havfram have signed a letter of intent with CIMC-Raffles to build the vessels ... The company currently operates two construction support vessels for subsea construction and has an agreement to introduce in 2022 a pipe laying vessel currently being built in China.
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More American sanctions on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Russia Today 23 Nov 2021
The new sanctions target Transadria Ltd., described by the US authorities as a Cyprus-based front company for a Russian entity. Its vessel, named Marlin, has also been targeted, alongside a second unnamed ship ... In early 2021, the pipe-laying vessel Fortuna was targeted ... Like this story? Share it with a friend! .
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EXPLAINER: Europe lacks natural gas. Is it Russia's fault?

Dothan Eagle 17 Nov 2021
FILE - Tugboats get into position on the ...
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EU ministers debate how to tackle rising energy costs

Decatur Daily 26 Oct 2021
14, 2021, file photo, tugboats get into ...
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US official: Russia should send more gas to Europe 'quickly'

Dispatch Argus 25 Oct 2021
14, 2021, file photo, tugboats get into ...
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Energy crunch hits global recovery as winter approaches

Napa Valley Register 19 Oct 2021
14, 2021, file photo, tugboats get into ...
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Tue. 8:24 a.m.: Energy crunch hits global recovery as winter approaches

The Vindicator 19 Oct 2021
In this January 2021 photo, tugboats get into position on the Russian pipe-laying vessel "Fortuna" in the port of Wismar, Germany. The world's facing an energy crunch. Europe is feeling it worst as natural gas prices skyrocket to five times normal, forcing some factories to hold back production ... (Jens Buettner/DPA via AP, File) ... U.S ... I told them ... .
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Nord Stream 2 starts filling pipeline with gas for tests

Reuters 04 Oct 2021
MOSCOW, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Nord Stream 2 has started filling one of its two pipelines with natural gas for tests, said the operator of the pipeline that runs on the bed of the Baltic Sea from Russia to Germany ... Russia had to use its own vessels to lay pipes on the bed of the Baltic Sea, completing construction of the $11 billion project last month.
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Pioneering Spirit Gets 20,000-Tonne Floating Sheerlegs System

The Maritime Executive 23 Sep 2021
Pioneering Spirit, the world's largest vessel by displacement, was purpose-built for two highly specialized tasks - laying pipe and removing topsides ... This will allow the vessel to pick up a jacket and lay it flat on board before heading back to port.
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International Energy Agency presses Russia to end Europe gas shortage

Taipei Times 22 Sep 2021
AFP, PARIS. The International Energy Agency (IEA) on Tuesday urged Russia to step up gas deliveries to Europe in anticipation of higher winter demand, as tight global supply pushes prices skyward ... Tugboats get into position on the Russian pipe-laying vessel Fortuna in the port of Wismar, Germany on Jan. 14 ... .
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Naftogaz Ukraine CEO Believes US Sanctions Can Still Block Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline

Urdu Point 11 Sep 2021
The United States can still block the operation of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline should Washington impose sanctions against firms involved in the Russian gas project, Yuriy Vitrenko, CEO of the state-owned energy company Naftogaz Ukraine, said on Saturday ... ... The construction, however, was resumed by Russian pipe-laying vessel Fortuna in late 2020.
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Lavrov hails pipeline feat despite odds

China Daily 08 Sep 2021
The Russian pipe-laying vessel Fortuna carried out the welding work in German waters, said the project's operator, adding the double pipeline would now need to be welded to a long section in Danish waters to complete the project ... "Pipe-laying work on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has been completed," Gazprom said on the messaging app Telegram.
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