Swiss company lands contract on controversial gas pipeline

Gazprom and its partners on Nord Stream II have secured capacity on the laying of pipes for the major expansion of gas pipeline Nord Stream II through the Baltic Sea.

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Although it remains a headache for the EU and several of its member nations that a Gazprom-headed consortium will establish a new gas pipeline through the Baltic Sea, the consortium itself does not seem to share the concerns.

The company Nord Stream II released a press release Wednesday in which it states that Swiss company Allsea has been awarded a contract to lay the pipeline which will pass through stretches of sea, including Danish waters.

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