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TAP launches new video on its activities to protect the natural habitats it is working in

13 November 2017

Video that showcases the implementation of a number of initiatives and the measures it is taking to avoid impacts on the natural environment in which it is working.

TAP Awards Software Contract in Preparation for Operational Phase

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).

€1 million Agricultural Programme "Thriving Land" by TAP, Bodossaki Foundation, AFS, and CERTH

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).

TAP Pipe Deliveries Complete to Albania, Greece and Italy

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.

Over 50% of TAP Pipes in Greece in the Ground

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.

Shkelqim Bozgo, Country Manager Albania, Leaves TAP

6 October 2017

TAP announced today that Shkelqim Bozgo, Country Manager for TAP AG, following nearly four years at the helm of TAP’s Albania Country Office, has left the Company today. Luca Schieppati, Managing Director at TAP, commented: “I would like to thank Shkelqim for his great contribution to TAP during his tenure here and particularly, for building up the TAP Albania Country Office into what it is today. With more than 2,000 people currently working on the TAP project in Albania, TAP will continue to contribute to building and supporting the development of Albania’s gas market."

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Backfilling and land reinstatement in Albania

Backfilling and land reinstatement in Albania

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TAP Construction - View from Above

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TAP Unveils Ancient Building Complex in Albania

2 November 2017

During pipeline construction works, TAP discovered a building complex spanning various historical stages. The site includes structures from the 6th century to the 17th – 18th centuries.

First TAP Turbo Compressors Delivered in Greece

18 October 2017

The first gas turbine turbo compressor units to be installed in TAP’s compressor station near Kipoi have been delivered to site via the Port of Piraeus, Athens.

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