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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.