A power failure suspended the operation of the «Nord stream»

© RIA Novostinearly flow. Archival photoA power failure suspended the operation of the «Nord stream»© RIA Novosti

The gas supply was temporarily suspended by the pipeline «Nord stream» because of the power outages in the night of Saturday, he told the German operator Gascade.

«North stream» gas pipeline connecting Russia and Germany, its capacity is 55 billion cubic meters of gas per year.

«On Saturday 17 November at about 04:00 (06:00 GMT) in the morning in Greifswald in GASCADE Gastransport GmbH due to a failure in the electricity supply occurred, the suspension of natural gas supplies. GASCADE has taken steps for resumption of transportation,» — said in a press release published on the website of the company.