7 August 2018
TAP launches its consultation process on its draft TAP Network Code (TNC). The TNC sets out the principles and rules which will govern the access, use and operation of the TAP pipeline. It is also a requirement that forms part of the European Commission’s decision on the exemption of TAP from the EU’s Third Gas Directive in relation to third party access, tariff regulation and ownership unbundling (Articles 9, 32, 41(6), 41(8) and 41(10)).
18 July 2018
By the end of April 2018, TAP had donated more than 16,000 seedlings and approximately 57,000 kilograms of fertilizer to farmers affected by the construction of the TAP pipeline. The provision of farm inputs and replacement fruit tree seedlings is part of TAP’s Livelihood Assistance and Transitional Support (LATS) programme. When completed, the LATS programme will have distributed 222 tonnes of fertilizers and 70,000 seedlings.
16 July 2018
Overall, 373 beneficiaries –mainly farmers and stock-breeders– attended various specialised courses between January and June 2018. In total, the scientists of the American Farm School delivered close to 1,000 hours of education and training across Northern Greece.
9 July 2018
Archaeological remnants of human activity in Central Macedonia from the Prehistoric to the Byzantine period have been brought to light in archaeological excavations, carried out in the context of construction works for TAP. The work has been undertaken by archaeologists, who are employed in the area by the TAP project and monitored by the local Ephorates of Antiquities (of Thessaloniki, Kilkis and Serres), as well as the Ministry of Culture and Sports.
20 June 2018
On 13 June, Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) together with its contractor Spiecapag donated medical equipment to the emergency response team of the Hospital of Çorovoda, Albania. Thanks to this contribution, the medical team can offer better services to Skrapari residents.
12 June 2018
The TAP and its contractor embark on the construction or reconstruction of a series of playgrounds in Northern Greece, starting off with 33 playgrounds in the Municipalities of Komotini (Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace), and Chalkidona (Region of Central Macedonia). The first batch of playgrounds are expected to be delivered by the end of the summer to the two Municipalities, whose combined population exceeds 100,000 residents.