The “blue fire Megacoaster powered by Nord Stream 2”
One of Europa-Park’s most popular visitor attractions, the catapult roller coaster, is now the “blue fire Megacoaster powered by Nord Stream 2”. On the way to the ride, visitors pass through the newly designed “Nord Stream 2 Dome”. Here they can enjoy a unique, cinematic spatial experience – a journey through the world of Nord Stream 2 – on two giant LED screens.
The Baltic Sea Philharmonic’s “Divine Geometry” Tour
The Baltic Sea Philharmonic bridges geographical and historical boundaries by bringing together the most talented musicians from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia and Sweden. Nord Stream 2 became the main sponsor of the ensemble as one way to support this core region that is home to our Project. This video shows a concert at the Usedom Music Festival in 2019, which was part of their “Divine Geometry” tour.
German Landfall Facilities in Lubmin
Take a guided tour of the pipeline’s German landfall site and learn more about its crucial role in the safe delivery of natural gas from Russia to the European energy grid.
Connecting Pipe Sections Above Water
The Nord Stream 2 Pipeline will be built in several phases, with the two lines being laid by several ships and then welded together above the water surface at a later stage, in a two- to three-week process known as above water tie-in, or AWTI. This animation illustrates each step.
Meet Mikhail Karavayev, Construction Foreman
Nord Stream 2 Construction Foreman Mikhail Karavayev has 10 years of experience in specialty concrete work for large infrastructure projects. He discusses his role at the Russian landfall, where he and his team are excavating and casting foundations for maintenance buildings.
2018 Monitoring Results of Construction in Finland
Nord Stream 2 works with local experts to monitor the actual effects of construction and determine any environmental impacts. Espoo, Finland-based Sitowise determined that 2018 construction activities in Finland had only a minor impact on the Baltic Sea and were even more limited than anticipated.
Pipelaying by Pioneering Spirit – Impressions from the Baltic Sea
Step on board the Pioneering Spirit, the world's largest construction vessel and a key ship in Nord Stream 2’s fleet. This unique vessel is installing the pipeline around the clock at an average of three kilometres per day.
A European Pipeline
How one of the world’s largest infrastructure projects is contributing to Europe’s future success.
Tightly managed logistics and teamwork are the key to orchestrating the 24/7 installation of the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline. In this video, managers on board the project’s state-of-the-art pipelaying vessels explain how the process works.
Milan-based contractor PetrolValves produced the most complex large-diameter valves it has ever made for the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline. Extensive collaboration and innovative new processes were required to execute the project.
Transshipment - from Kotka to Koverhar
After concrete coating, the pipes were shipped from Kotka to Koverhar, where they were stored until being laid. Pipe storage along the route allowed Nord Stream 2 to supply the materials needed in an efficient, timely and cost-effective manner, minimising impacts on the sensitive ecosystem of the Baltic Sea.
Dredging Activities in German Territorial Waters
To ensure stability in coastal areas, the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline was buried in the seabed. In Germany, this was done in the first section of the pipeline in the Bay of Greifswald. The preferred technique to do this is the pre-lay excavation of a trench.