Swiss Firm Allseas brought from the Baltic sea court, who were engaged in the construction of the gas pipeline "Nord stream-2," reports Bloomberg referring to the messenger of the organization.
according to the Agency, the Firm did not want to explain how the project will be delayed. According to the envoy of the organization of the court have already left the Baltic sea.
the U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday said that entered into force penalties Against the gas pipeline "Nord stream - 2" and " Turkish stream ". Washington asked in a persistent form from organizations laying of pipes, to immediately stop the construction. Allseas, which is engaged in the construction of " Nord stream - 2 ", has suspended work.
"Nord stream - 2" involves the construction of 2 pipelines with a total capacity of 55 billion cubic meters of gas per year from the coast of Russia through the Baltic sea to Germany. Participants of the project, for example, are the European organization." Gazprom " first of many times stated that it is expected to finish in 2019.
Against the "Nord stream - 2" actively support Ukraine, which fears to lose the income from the transit of gas from Russia, and several European countries, including Poland, Latvia and Lithuania and also the USA, promoting the EU's own liquefied natural gas. They called the project the political and threatening Europe's energy security. The Russian side has many times stated that the project "Northern stream - 2" is a completely commercial, competitive, and pointed out that it does not involve the termination of transit of gas from Russia via Ukraine to the EU.