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  • 1 February 2017

    Following the initial rejection of the logistics support by Sweden to Wassco for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project, things have seemingly changed. To remind, reports in 2016 said that the authorities of the Swedish Region Gotland and the municipality Karlshamn had decided not to sign an agreement for the utilization of their respective harbours – […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Project & Tenders

    The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has approved the development of Statoil’s Snefrid Nord gas discovery near the Aasta hansteen field in the Norwegian Sea. “The development of Snefrid Nord gives increased income to the community and profitable workplaces on land. Norwegian supply companies have already won important contracts, which is very pleasing,” said Minister […]

  • 3 May 2017

    Wasco Coatings Europe, the coating and logistics contractor of Nord Stream 2, has ordered 1.3 million tonnes of iron ore from Swedish LKAB Minerals. The iron ore will be used for the concrete coating of the steel pipes needed to build the planned Nord Stream 2 pipeline. A heavy high-density concrete coating will be applied to each […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dutch energy and dredging services provider Boskalis has been awarded a letter of intent in a joint venture with Van Oord for rock placement services for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project. The award was made by the project developer Nord Stream 2 AG and is a part of the construction of the planned […]

  • 4 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Nord Stream has been awarded the prestigious Infrastructure Journal (IJ) Oil & Gas Deal of the Year Award 2010 at an awards ceremony in London. The Award recognises Nord Stream’s achievement in raising 3.9 billion euros in the first phase of the project’s financing during the challenging financial market conditions of 2009/10. Nord Stream faced […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Norwegian oil services company Aker Solutions has marked the official start of operations on the Statoil-operated Snefrid Nord project in Norway.  According to Aker Solutions’ social media update on Wednesday, the company together with Statoil has marked the official production start for Snefrid Nord at its facilities in Sandnessjøen. The discovery, scheduled to come on stream in […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Nord Stream, a company operated by Gazprom, has completed annual maintenance work on its twin gas Nord Stream pipeline system in the Baltic Sea, which required a temporary shutdown of both pipelines. Nord Stream AG is a consortium of five companies established in 2005 for the planning, construction and subsequent operation of two 1,224-kilometre natural […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The European Commission has adopted a request to the Council of the European Union for a mandate to negotiate with the Russian Federation the key principles for the operation of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project”. The Nord Stream 2 project is implemented by the Nord Stream 2 AG project company, where Gazprom is […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Norway’s Statoil has decided to develop the Snefrid Nord gas discovery near the Aasta Hansteen field in the Norwegian Sea. The discovery, scheduled to come on stream in late 2019, will be tied back to Aasta Hansteen, Statoil informed on Thursday. The authorities therefore on Thursday received a supplement to the Plan for Development and […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Swedish Armed Forces have cleared the munitions object found near Nord Stream Line 2. The works were safely completed, despite windy conditions in the Baltic Sea. “Nord Stream AG appreciates the professional and prompt assistance by the Swedish Armed Forces. Line 2, which had been closed at inlet as a precautionary measure, was reopened […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    All planned maintenance works on the Nord Stream twin gas pipelines have been concluded within the scheduled time frame. Gas transmission resumed today and the full capacity of both pipelines is now available again, Nord Stream AG informed. Nord Stream AG’s maintenance director, Olivier Escola, said: “For the sixth consecutive year, our Operations and Maintenance teams […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Project & Tenders

    Statoil has completed preparations for the installation of the subsea template on the Snefrid Nord gas field.

  • 12 November 2015

    Nord Stream AG informed on Thursday that the munitions object, found last week near Nord Stream Line 2 in the Baltic Sea, has been cleared and the gas pipeline has been reopened.  According to Nord Stream, the operator of the pipeline carrying Russian gas to Europe trough the Baltic Sea, the Swedish Armed Forces have cleared the munitions […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Project & Tenders

    a Saipem-owned installation barge has started preparatory works for future pipelaying for the Nord Stream 2 project. 

  • 1 February 2017

    Following reports that Sweden’s municipalities Karlshamn and Slite might not allow the use of their respective ports for pipe storage during the execution phase of the Nord Stream 2 project, Karlshamn has approved the use of its port.  The Nord Stream 2 pipeline will carry natural gas through the Baltic Sea directly from reserves in Russia to the neighboring EU […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Nord Stream 2, the developer of the twin pipeline to supply Russian natural gas to the EU market, released 90,000 young Atlantic salmon as compensation for potential temporary damage to fisheries during construction of the pipeline in Russian waters. Nord Stream 2 released the salmon into rivers in the Russian part of the Gulf of […]

  • 18 March 2015

    Norway’s Statoil said it has together with PL218 partners made a gas discovery in the Snefrid Nord prospect in the Norwegian Sea.  The discovery is an important contribution to the Aasta Hansteen field development project and Polarled pipeline utilisation, Statoil said in a statement. The Snefrid Nord discovery is located in the deep-water Vøring area […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Nord Stream 2 AG, a company developing the Nord Stream 2 pipeline through the Baltic Sea, has started the environmental impact assessment (EIA) procedure in Russia. The twin pipeline, which involves two parallel 48 inch lines, will travel through the Baltic Sea, starting from the coast of Russia and reaching landfall near Greifswald in Germany. It will […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Project & Tenders

    Nord Stream 2 AG has received the construction and operation permit for the planned pipeline in German territorial waters.

  • 20 June 2014

    Nord Stream AG will be conducting long-planned annual maintenance works on its twin gas pipeline system between June 24 and July 4, 2014. These routine maintenance works will require a temporary shutdown first of both lines at once, then of each line separately. These works are an essential part of Nord Stream’s long-term pipeline integrity […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Danish shipping company Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S (Norden) has sold four Handysize dry cargo vessels, as part of the strategy Focus & Simplicity through which the company is focusing its ownership in the dry cargo segment on the medium-sized vessel types Supramax and Panamax. NORDEN’s latest sale agreement is related to vessels ranging from 32,282 dwt to 32,353 dwt, all of which […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

      Danish Energy Agency granted Nord Stream permission to operate the first of its twin pipelines that will transport natural gas from Russia to Europe. The application for Line 1 was sent in March – exactly two years after Nord Stream applied for permission to construction of the Nord Stream project. The operations permit has […]