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Stories from TAP host countries

Every day TAP and its contractors engage with hundreds of local communities along the proposed pipeline route in Greece, Albania and Italy. We would like to share some reports about our field work and tell you about our encounters with people we meet. 

 

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TAP Rehabilitated Road Empowers Albanian Villagers

TAP Rehabilitated Road Empowers Albanian Villagers

20 April 2017

“When the road works were underway, TAP workers came in my small home and ate whatever I had cooked that day. This gave me the idea for the restaurant,” says 64-year-old Dylbere Pino.

TAP Facilitates AlbGaz – DESFA Kick off Meeting

TAP Facilitates AlbGaz – DESFA Kick off Meeting

16 March 2017

TAP Albania facilitated the first official meeting between AlbGaz and DESFA, the Albanian and Greek gas transmission system operator companies, in Thessaloniki, Greece.

TAP Receives Special Investment Award

TAP Receives Special Investment Award

13 March 2017

On 8 March 2017, TAP received the Special Investment Award, at the 5th Greek Value in Northern Greece Awards, an initiative by the Federation of Industries of Northern Greece (FING).

TAP Benefits Greece and Serves as Roadmap for Future Investments

TAP Benefits Greece and Serves as Roadmap for Future Investments

6 March 2017

Rikard Scoufias, TAP Country Manager for Greece, outlined TAP’s legacy for Greece at the #DelphiEconomicForum on 4 March.

Young Professionals Briefed on How to Become TAP Inspectors

Young Professionals Briefed on How to Become TAP Inspectors

6 March 2017

TAP Albania held a recruitment workshop to inform young professionals on the career path and training programmes they should follow to start working for the project as field inspectors.

TAP Continues to Upgrade Roads in Albania

TAP Continues to Upgrade Roads in Albania

24 February 2017

In February 2017 TAP concluded the refurbishment works for another 8 km road segment, connecting approximately 3,000 residents from three villages to the city of Fier.

TAP Supports Kastoria Nursing Home

TAP Supports Kastoria Nursing Home

14 February 2017

On 13 February 2017, TAP officially handed over the €22,500 donation to the Athina & Lazaros Rizos nursing home in Kastoria. The amount was used to replace door & window frames.

Discovering Local Flavours in Southern Italy

Discovering Local Flavours in Southern Italy

2 February 2017

The owners & managers of 15 restaurants enrolled in TAP’s MENA (Master of Excellence in New Food) programme took part in a discovery tour of Puglia's gastronomic flavours.

TAP Assists 1,300 Families in Need due to Severe Weather

TAP Assists 1,300 Families in Need due to Severe Weather

19 January 2017

In light of the harsh situation created by the severe winter, the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) will assist approximately1,300 families from 100 villages along the pipeline route and beyond.

TAP Uses Helicopter to Minimise Environmental Impact during Survey

TAP Uses Helicopter to Minimise Environmental Impact during Survey

16 January 2017

To minimise the impact on the Mediterranean Maquis – the forest typically found along the Southern Italian coast – TAP used a helicopter during a geotechnical survey.

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