The Danish Energy Agency has published the below photo showing the mystery object recovered from the Nordstream II pipeline identified last week. Their report reads below:
“The Danish Energy Agency informs that the salvage of the object adjacent to
Nord Stream 2 pipeline has been completed on the 28 March 2023.
According to The Danish Defense, the salvage was carried out at a depth of 73
meter. A representative of the owner, Nord Stream 2 AG, was present during
Investigations indicate that the object is an empty maritime smoke buoy,
which is used for visual marking. The object does not pose a safety risk.”
The investigation into the purported sabotage is still ongoing.