20 November 2017
The renovation of the “7 Dëshmorët” School, an investment of Euro 567,000, is part of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline’s Social and Environmental Investments in Albania. The works comprised the complete renovation of the building, equipment of the classrooms with the necessary academic materials, and the improvement of the school grounds.
13 November 2017
Video that showcases the implementation of a number of initiatives and the measures TAP is taking to avoid impacts on the natural environment in which it is working.
2 November 2017
TAP has selected PSI Software AG as the provider of the Commercial Dis-patching Software (CDS). The PSI software will enable TAP to perform its commercial dispatching activities for the transport of natural gas. The CDS supports TAP’s business processes, which include managing transportation contracts, nominations, matching and balancing positions, allocations, and ensuring smooth communication between TAP, its shippers and the adjacent Transmission System Operators (TSOs).
31 October 2017
On 31 October, TAP presented its agricultural initiative "Thriving Land | Supporting Agri-food Education," to be implemented in all three Northern Greek Prefectures traversed by the pipeline. As part of the initiative, TAP will invest ca. €1 million in educational and applied biotechnological activities, aiming at supporting the cultivation, marketing, and sale of distinct agri-food products or varieties locally produced in areas across the route of the pipeline. These include: honey and apicultural products, olives and olive oil, medicinal and aromatic plants, beans, fruit trees, petimezi, peppers, and animal products (from goats, sheep and cattle).
16 October 2017
On 10 October 2017, the last shipment of steel line-pipes for the construction of TAP arrived in Thessaloniki, Greece, marking the completion and final delivery of all line-pipes to TAP’s host countries. The transport of 55,000 TAP pipes and bends was completed in approximately one year and a half. Approximately 55,000 pipes are used to build TAP (32,000 in Greece; 13,000 in Albania; 9,150 offshore and 670 in Italy). The weight of all pipes amounts to 520,000 tonnes: or approximately 71 Eiffel towers.
9 October 2017
TAP's construction progress was presented by TAP’s Country Manager for Greece, Katerina Papalexandri, at the 2nd Thessaloniki Summit held on 5-6 October at the Ioannis Vellidis Congress Centre. In the context of "The new energy map in the region" panel, Katerina Papalexandri noted the importance of the project for Greece, the wider area of Southeast Europe, as well as the continent as a whole. She also referred to the steady progress –well within schedule and on track– of works in all three Northern Greek Prefectures traversed by the pipeline.