Nord Stream 2 filed Denmark alternative route

Nord Stream 2 подала Дании альтернативный маршрут

Nord stream-2 intend to build outside the territorial waters of Denmark

An alternative route of Nord stream-2, with a length of 175 kilometers crosses the only economic zone of Denmark.

The company 2 the Nord Stream AG applied for an alternative route for the construction of Russian gas pipeline Nord stream – 2. On Friday, August 10, reported on the website of the company.

“Today Nord Stream 2 conveyed in the application and the EIA report to the Energy Agency of Denmark on the route in the exclusive economic zone to the North-West of the island of Bornholm. This is an alternative route that does not pass through territorial waters of Denmark”, – stated in the message.

While Nord Stream 2 is not stops on request c as the preferred route, which was initiated in April 2017 and is based on the recommendations received from the Danish authorities during the planning and construction of the existing Nord stream gas pipeline.

It is noted that the alternate route length of 175 kilometers North-West of Bornholm crosses only economic zone of Denmark.

This application will not replace filed in April of 2017 application. Nord Stream 2 believes that the first application provides the optimal pipeline route in Danish waters, which remains the preferred.

Denmark was the only country which has not yet issued a permit for the construction of Nord stream-2. Such permits are already issued by Germany, Sweden and Finland. Thus, Denmark can block the gas pipeline project.

Earlier it was reported that Nord Stream 2 start to lay the first pipe in the framework of construction of gas pipeline Nord stream-2.


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