Constructing an underwater pipeline is a major undertaking. Pipelaying began in 2018 and Nord Stream 2 will require around 200,000 coated steel pipes. Through a carefully planned and tightly managed process, individual lay vessels can construct the pipeline at a rate of up to 3km per day.

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Pipelaying Process

Constructing an underwater pipeline is a major undertaking. Pipelaying began in 2018 and Nord Stream 2 will require around 200,000 coated steel pipes. Through a carefully planned and tightly managed process, individual lay vessels can construct the pipeline at a rate of up to 3km per day.

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