Country Manager: Over 5% of TAP pipes in Greece are in the ground

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Country Manager: Over 5% of TAP pipes in Greece are in the groundPapalexandri announced the project is well within schedule and on track in all three Northern Greek Prefectures traversed by the pipeline

Over 50 percent of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) in Greece (276km) has been placed in the ground and backfilled, while more than 95 percent of the line-pipes for the Greek section have been delivered to the northern ports of Kavala, Thessaloniki and Alexandroupolis, TAP’s Country Manager for Greece, Katerina Papalexandri, said at the 2nd Thessaloniki Summit.

Papalexandri announced the project is well within schedule and on track in all three Northern Greek Prefectures traversed by the pipeline.

Breaking down the progress, she noted that:

  • -441km of pipeline have been cleared and graded ? more than 80% of the entire Greek route
  • -404km have been strung and 371km welded
  • -276km of pipeline have been placed in the ground and backfilled (over 50% of TAP’s route in Greece), and
  • -180km of land are being reinstated
  • -hydrotests are also being conducted ? one of the final stages of construction

Read more here.

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