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A Danish Navy patrol ship was maneuvering near the Akademik Chersky pipe-laying ship for about three hours

A Danish Navy patrol ship was maneuvering near the pipe-laying vessel for about three hours «Academic Cherskiy»
There are reports of, that a Danish Royal Navy patrol ship was approaching the ship, which is constructing the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. We are talking about the pipe-laying vessel "Akademik Chersky", which is on the route of the gas pipeline construction in the Baltic Sea.

According to the latest data, Danish patrol ship "Freya" (HDMS Freja) Diana class approached the pipelayer southeast of Bornholm Island. At the same time, initially the patrol ship approached the "Akademik Chersky" and several supply ships at that moment, when they waited out the storm.

At the closest point at the moment of approach, the distance between "Freya" and "Academician Chersky" was no more than 2 nautical miles.

A Danish Navy patrol ship was maneuvering near the pipe-laying vessel for about three hours «Academic Cherskiy»

In this case, the distance, closer to which it is forbidden to approach the pipelayer, is 1,5 nautical miles (documented). And to the Russian supply vessel "Ivan Sidorenko" the distance from "Freya" was about 300-400 m.

Danish patrol ship Freja performed maneuvers near Russian ships for about three hours.

For reference: Danish Diana-class patrol ships have a displacement of about 250 tonnes. Maximum speed - 25 knots. Armament - two heavy machine guns. There are a total of six such ships in the Danish Royal Navy.. Designed primarily for patrolling the Danish maritime borders and deactivating naval munitions.

Recall, that earlier, the operator of the gas pipeline under construction noted the high activity of the warships of the NATO countries on the route of the construction of the facility. The appearance of a submarine was also indicated.. The most active were Polish ships.

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