TAP announces tender for offshore section

TAP announces tender for offshore section
# 11 June 2015 13:58 (UTC +04:00)

Baku – APA-Economics. Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) has issued an invitation to Tender (ITT) for Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) for the offshore section of the project, Trend repored.

TAP’s 36-inch offshore part across the Adriatic Sea – between the coastlines of Albania and southern Italy – will be approximately 105 km in length.

The ITT is open to the companies who have pre-qualified following the contract notice TAP launched in February 2015.

TAP plans to award the contract for offshore EPCI by the end of 2015. Construction of the pipeline offshore section is set to begin in 2017.

TAP will transport natural gas from the giant Shah Deniz II field in Azerbaijan to Europe. The approximately 870 km long pipeline will connect with the Trans Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP) at the Turkish-Greek border at Kipoi, cross Greece and Albania and the Adriatic Sea, before coming ashore in Southern Italy.

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