At the end of July, it was reported that the barge “Fortuna” continues to work on the final section.
The deadline for the completion of the laying of the “Nord stream-2” in the waters of Germany by the vessel “Fortuna” is scheduled for September 12 this year. This was reported on Sunday by the Bloomberg news agency, citing the German maritime authorities.
According to the Marine Traffic portal, the pipe-laying vessel “Fortuna,” which previously worked in Danish waters, is now located in the territorial waters of Germany.
At the moment, the “Nord stream-2” project is 99% complete. At the end of July, it was reported that the pipe-laying barge “Fortuna” continues to work on the final section.
On July 21, the United States and Germany published an agreement on the “Nord stream-2” project, under which Washington recognized that sanctions would not stop its implementation, and Berlin pledged to seek an extension of the transit of Russian gas through the territory of Ukraine. At the same time, the US authorities reserved the right to take measures in case of “Russia’s use of energy as a geopolitical weapon in Europe” and “aggression against Ukraine,” the State Department noted.