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TAP Provides Furniture for the Berati City Library

TAP Provides Furniture for the Berati City Library

29 March 2018

On 29 March 2018, representatives of TAP and the Municipality of Berati visited the Berati City Library, which TAP furnished and equipped with a modern fire protection system. The investment, amounting to approx. €121,000, will benefit over 100,000 people. In the framework of TAP’s Social and Environmental Investment (SEI) programme, the three reading rooms and the archive of the “Vexhi Buharaha” Library now have completely new furniture. TAP also donated 400 books.

5,000 Years of History Brought to Light in Excavations in Thrace

5,000 Years of History Brought to Light in Excavations in Thrace

23 March 2018

Thrace, Greece. Archaeological remnants of human activity in Thrace from the Neolithic (4th millennium BC) to the post-Byzantine period have been brought to light from archaeological excavations, carried out in the context of construction works for the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) AG. This is supported by the findings of archaeologists who are employed in the area by the project and monitored by the local Ephorates of Antiquities (of Evros, Rhodope and Xanthi), as well as the Ministry of Culture and Sports.

TAP Donates 1,000 Cypress Tress to Plant in Tirana

TAP Donates 1,000 Cypress Tress to Plant in Tirana

19 March 2018

On 7 March 2018, TAP donated 1,000 cypress trees to the Municipality of Tirana to be planted in the capital’s Artificial Lake Park. The initiative aims to increase urban green space as well as enhance the quality of life of people living in the capital. This is the largest number of cypress trees that a company has ever donated to the Tirana city.

TAP Supports a Hospitality Management Master in London

TAP Supports a Hospitality Management Master in London

21 February 2018

TAP launches HO.MA., a free master course in International Hospitality Management, organised in partnership with the European Association for Services and Training (SESEF). The initiative is part of TAP’s social and environmental investment (SEI) programme in Italy and amounts to approximately €365,000. In total, TAP offers 35 scholarships, which entirely cover fees, accommodation, food as well as relocation costs.

TAP Invites Students to Apply for its Third Round of Internships in Albania

TAP Invites Students to Apply for its Third Round of Internships in Albania

19 February 2018

TAP launched its third round of internships, opened to all students who are interested in gaining working experience in one of the most important and dynamic energy projects in Europe. The internship programme aims to support students’ career goals and help them succeed beyond the uni-versity auditoriums. More than 70% of the students who took part in TAP’s internships programme are currently employed.

Trans Adriatic Pipeline is 2/3 Completed

Trans Adriatic Pipeline is 2/3 Completed

15 February 2018

Baar, Switzerland. TAP is now two thirds completed. This includes all engineering, procurement and construction scope, announced TAP Managing Director Luca Schieppati at the 4th Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) Advisory Council in Baku, Azerbaijan. TAP’s President Walter Peeraer said: “In parallel with construction activities, we are also focusing on commercial and operational readiness, ensuring that TAP will provide the best services and flexibility to its customers.”

TAP Starts Works on a 1.5 km Micro Tunnel in Albania

TAP Starts Works on a 1.5 km Micro Tunnel in Albania

14 February 2018

Çorovoda, Albania. On 12 February 2018, TAP organised a ceremony to mark the start of works for the 1.5-kilometre micro-tunnel, which will connect the east and the west segments of the pipeline in Albania. Skrapar’s landscape poses many challenges to the pipeline construction. The micro-tunnel will enable the pipeline to bypass the Osumi River and a new road. It is the safest and most environmentally friendly option for crossing this challenging mountainous segment.

TAP Donates 20 Ambulances to the Greek Emergency Aid Services

TAP Donates 20 Ambulances to the Greek Emergency Aid Services

22 January 2018

Thessaloniki, Greece. On 22 January 2018, the National Emergency Aid Centre (EKAV) and TAP held an event for the delivery of 20 new ambulances. This is the second phase of the total sponsorship of 33 ambulances (as 2 have already been delivered to the Kilkis Hospital), offered by TAP to EKAV in the context of the transregional programme DESTINATION, SAFETY | Donation of Utility Vehicles that TAP is implementing in Northern Greece.

TAP and Raiffeisen Bank donate 36 VIENNA benches to the “Skënderbej” square in Tirana

TAP and Raiffeisen Bank donate 36 VIENNA benches to the “Skënderbej” square in Tirana

12 January 2018

On 11 January 2018, the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) and Raiffeisen Bank donated to the Municipality of Tirana 36 VIENNA benches, a gift from both companies for the “Skënderbej” square. The delivery of benches was witnessed by the mayor of Tirana, Erion Veliaj, TAP’s Commercial and External Affairs Director and Albania Country Manager, Ulrike Andres, the General Director of Raiffeisen Bank in Albania, Christian Canacaris, and the Austrian Ambassador to Albania, Johann Sattler.