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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.