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TAP Certified as Independent Transmission Operator (ITO)

29 April 2016

The national regulatory authorities of Albania (ERE), Greece (RAE) and Italy (AEEGSI) certified Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) AG on the basis of the independent transmission operator (ITO) model, part of the European Union's Third Energy Package.

First TAP pipes arrive in Albania

18 April 2016

TAP announced the arrival of the first steel line pipes and machinery for the construction of the Albanian section of the pipeline. The occasion was marked by a ceremony in the Main Marshalling Yard of TAP, in the vicinity of Durrës. The ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Edi Rama, Minister of Energy and Industry Damian Gjiknuri, representatives of local authorities, TAP contractors, Albanian companies and other stakeholders.

TAP Awards Offshore Line Pipes Package to Salzgitter Mannesmann International

15 April 2016

TAP has awarded a contract to Salzgitter Mannesmann International GmbH for the supply of approximately 110km 36-inch offshore line pipes to be used in the 105 km section of the project across the Adriatic Sea, between the coastlines of Albania and southern Italy. This contract award makes up more than 71,000 tonnes of offshore line pipe.

TAP Awards Offshore Construction Contract to Saipem SpA

14 April 2016

TAP has awarded to Saipem SpA the contract for Engineering, Pro-curement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) for the offshore section of the project. TAP’s 36-inch offshore pipeline across the Adriatic Sea – between the coastlines of Albania and southern Italy – will be approximately 105 km in length, down to approximately 820 meters below sea level at the deepest.

TAP appoints Michele Mario Elia as new Italy Country Manager

1 April 2016

Baar, Switzerland TAP is pleased to announce that it has appointed Michele Mario Elia as its new Italy Country Manager, a position that since June 2015 was held by Clara Risso who will continue to provide her valuable support to the project.

TAP Awards Onshore Construction Contracts for Albanian and Greek Pipeline Sections

4 March 2016

TAP has awarded the contracts for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of approximately 760km of cross-country onshore pipeline - 48 inches (1.2m) in diameter - in Greece and Albania. TAP’s construction is split into five lots (or sections) – three lots in Greece and two lots in Albania.

Latest events

Atlantic Council Energy & Economic Summit

19-20 November 2015

TAP took part in the 7th Atlantic Council Energy and Economic Summit in Istanbul (19-20 November 2015). The event brought together global leaders for a lively two-day debate on bus...

B2B Networking Event Between TAP’s Potential Main Contractors and Subcontractors

7 July 2015

In anticipation of the award of contracts for the construction of TAP, the company facilitated a supplier networking event in Lecce in cooperation with Associazione Nazionale Costr...

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130 Companies Meeting with Italy EPC Contractors

22 February 2016

For ANCE Lecce (Association of building companies) the TAP project is an opportunity for development and jobs for the area.

TAP Supports Road Safety Round Table in Fier

11 February 2016

The event aimed to facilitate the exchange of ideas on enhancing safety in the community as well as promoting safe behaviours.

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