Danish Authorities Recover Object from Nordstream II Pipeline

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
the salvage.

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.