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Note on the surveys at sea

13 February 2013

With regard to the statements made by by the Mayor Marco Poti' on surveys at sea carried out by TAP -

The company states that all such work shall be done in accordance with law and with the permission of the competent authorities, as indicated in the ordinance n.72/2012 issued by the Coast Guard Office of Otranto. The ordinance provides for the authorization for surveys at sea to four boats ("Geosund", "Geocat", "Bucentaur", and "Odin Finder") for the period from 24/12/2012 to 28/02/2013, with no specific restrictions when approaching the coast.

TAP is also pleased to confirm that, thanks to the commitments of its staff and the collaboration with the territory, it will be possible to conclude the surveys 10 days in advance (February 18 instead of February 28), a result that demonstrates again the commitment the company continues to show to local communities.