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Sweden issues warning of two gas leaks on Nord Stream 1 pipeline

On Monday, Danish authorities asked ships to avoid a 5 maritime mile span southeast off Bornholm

On Tuesday, Sweden’s naval authority stated it had actually provided a caution of 2 leakages on the Russian-owned Nord Stream 1 pipe in Swedish and also Danish waters, soon after a leakage on the close-by Nord Stream 2 task was found.

” There are 2 leakages on Nord Stream 1– one in Swedish financial area, and also one in Danish financial area. They are extremely near each various other,” a Swedish Maritime Management (SMA) agent informed Reuters.

The leakages lay northeast of the Danish island Bornholm, the agent stated. It was not instantly clear what had actually triggered the leakages.

” We are maintaining additional watch to make certain no ship comes also near to the website,” a 2nd SMA agent stated.

On Monday, Danish authorities asked ships to avoid a 5 maritime mile span southeast off Bornholm, after a gas leakage from the inoperative Nord Stream 2 pipe drained pipes right into the Baltic Sea.

Later on the exact same day, the driver of the Nord Stream 1 pipe– which went for lowered capability from mid-June, prior to closing down totally in August– additionally divulged a stress decline on both lines of the pipe.

The Baltic Pipeline, which has a yearly capability of 10 billion cubic metres each day, is a brand-new sub-sea pipe supplying Norwegian gas to Poland. It results from be inaugrated in the future Tuesday.

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