Over 12% of TAP route cleared in Greece, Albania
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct.18
By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:
As much as 12.5 percent of TAP's route (110 kilometers out of 878 kilometers in total) in Greece and Albania has been cleared, TAP said via Twitter Oct.18.
Earlier, TAP AG finalized the reconstruction of a double lane bridge in Albania’s Corovoda city, which will improve transport infrastructure as well as access to the main hospital in the city.
It will also facilitate access to the Osumi Canyon and other tourism sights in this part of Albania.
The Corovoda bridge upgrade is part of TAP’s community investment program in Albania.
TAP is a part of the Southern Gas Corridor which is one of the priority energy projects for the EU.
TAP project envisages transportation of gas from the Stage 2 of development of Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz gas and condensate field to the EU countries.
The 870-kilometer pipeline will be connected to the Trans Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP) on the Turkish-Greek border, run through Greece, Albania and the Adriatic Sea, before coming ashore in Italy's south.
TAP’s route through Albania will be approximately 215 kilometres onshore and 37 km offshore in the Albanian section of the Adriatic Sea.