6 July 2017
TAP has selected seven students to take part in the second round of the company’s internship programme in Albania. Between July and December 2017, the interns will have hands-on exposure to the project’s key departments and receive coaching by leading local and international experts in the energy industry. More than 200 students from over 20 Albanian universities applied for the programme.
6 July 2017
TAP's construction in Greece continues to progress on time, on track and on budget. Thanks to the efforts of the 3,100+ people working for the project, work is now underway in all three Northern Greek Prefectures to be traversed by the pipeline: Eastern Macedonia-Thrace, Central Macedonia and –most recently– Western Macedonia, where construction commenced in Pirgoi at the Eordaia Municipality, in late June. In addition, the concrete foundation has been laid for the pipeline’s gas compressor station in Kipoi, Evros.
30 June 2017
TAP commenced the formal Land Exit process of the temporary leased land for the construction of the pipeline. A small ceremony was held on the 29th June with some of landowners to mark this key milestone. To date, more than 420 parcels have been returned to the landowners and Land Exit agreements have been signed.
27 June 2017
Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) announced today the appointment of Luca Schieppati as Managing Director and Walter Peeraer as President, both starting on 27th June 2017. Luca Schieppati will replace the current Managing Director Ian Bradshaw.
21 June 2017
TAP will donate 92 utility vehicles to local communities in all three Northern Greek prefectures traversed by the pipeline. The initiative is designed in close collaboration with the Hellenic Government and the competent ministries. The investment amounts to €9 million, committed for the purchase of 33 ambulances, 22 garbage trucks, 17 forestry vehicles, 14 snowploughs and 6 civil protection vehicles.
20 June 2017
On 16 June, the last shipment of steel line pipes for building the Albanian onshore section of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline was offloaded in the port of Durrës. Approximately 13,000 pipes, bends, and various equipment and machinery weighing more than 200,000 tonnes have been delivered to Durrës since April 2016. The last pipe shipment to Albania marks another important milestone towards the completion of the pipeline project.