Poland intends to complete the construction of the Baltic Pipe to 1 Oct 2022
The length of the Swedish part of the pipeline is 85 km and the Total length of the motorways of the sea is 275 km.
The Swedish authorities gave final approval for the project, the Baltic Pipe from Norway to Poland. This was reported by Polish gas transmission operator Gaz-System on Monday, may 11
It is noted that on may 7, Sweden has approved the passage of the line through its exclusive economic zone. The length of the Swedish part of the pipeline is 85 km and the Total length of the motorways of the sea is 275 km.
The full set of permissions was obtained in Denmark and Poland. To build the pipeline will be the Italian contractor Saipem.
“This decision showed that the Swedish government recognizes the importance of the project, not only for Poland and Denmark, but for the whole of the European Union to strengthen cooperation between member States and, perhaps above all, in order to become independent on natural gas supplies from Russia”, – said the President of Gaz-System Tomasz Stamping.
Recall, may 4, in Poland, have launched the construction of a gas pipeline Baltic Pipe. This was announced on national television the President Andrzej Duda. He stressed that ultimately the gas will be delivered to Ukraine.
The Baltic Pipe project involves three phases: connecting Norwegian and Danish gas transmission systems, expansion of the infrastructure of Denmark, and the Baltic Pipe connecting Poland and Denmark on the Baltic sea. The planned capacity of the pipeline – 10 billion cubic meters per year. To complete the construction of Poland intends to October 1, 2022.
The project cost is over € 1.5 billion, of which almost 267 million are funds of the European Commission.
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