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Constructing a subsea pipeline

Building Nord Stream 2 is a feat of expert teamwork and precision engineering. For each line of the twin pipeline, around 100,000 12 metre pipe sections will be welded together and laid over a distance of 1,200 kilometre underneath the Baltic Sea.

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Stepping up to a logistical challenge: pipe deliveries

How do you source enough pipes to build one of the longest subsea pipelines in the world? And how do you deliver the first pipes within just months? This was the challenge facing Nord Stream 2’s expert team, which launched a major logistics operation to meet the pipeline’s tight delivery deadlines.

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Searching for optimal routing: seabed surveys

When defining the optimal route for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, it is essential to have an accurate picture of the seabed to ensure safe installation and operation, with minimum environmental impacts.

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Diving into the Baltic Sea: environmental surveys

Nord Stream 2 aims to meet the highest standards for environmental protection. That’s why environmental studies are currently underway to deepen the company’s understanding of the underwater environment and help identify ways to minimise the pipeline’s environmental impact.

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