According to RIA Novosti, the regulator said this.

Now, new vessels can be used both separately and in combination with ships equipped with a dynamic positioning system.

It is clarified that earlier Denmark prohibited the use of ships with anchor positioning, as they could touch unexploded ordnance at the bottom of the Baltic Sea.

At the end of December 2019, Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak announced that the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline would be completed regardless of sanctions.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that possible new US sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project contradict the concept of law.

In addition, she noted that Germany continues to consider the project to be economic and needs to be completed.

As Republican Congressman Steve Womack stated, new sanctions against the gas pipeline are included in the draft national defense budget.