OREANDA-NEWS. The pipe-laying vessel Akademik Chersky, which was called by the head of the Russian Ministry of Energy Alexander Novak capable of building the gas pipeline Nord Stream 2 in the Baltic Sea, continued its journey west. This is evidenced by the data from the portal Myshiptracking.

The ship, which began its trip from the port of Nakhodka (Primorsky Krai, Russia) in February, sailed towards Singapore, and then to Sri Lanka. After that, the course was laid to the city of Suez (Egypt), but later it was changed to the port of Maputo in Mozambique. According to Myshiptracking, the nearest destination port of Akademik Chersky is Capetown (Republic of South Africa). The ship should arrive in it on March 27.