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Anticorrosion protection work

Kulevi Oil Terminal is located directly on the Black Sea coast in a humid subtropical region. Therefore corrosion protection for all structures and equipment is one of the terminal’s main priorities. Anticorrosive measures are important for maintaining the condition and extending the life of the structures and equipment.


Black Sea Terminal management has established a detailed plan for anticorrosion activities. Modern methods and means of anticorrosion protection of BST equipment, process pipelines and storage tanks, have been studied. After processing the visual and ultrasonic inspection data, more detailed method statements are being created. When selecting the methods for undergoing the application of coating materials, EN standards are followed exclusively. 

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Pre-Winter Preparations

Every year Kulevi Oil Terminal holds an annual winter season preparation meeting to ensure the safe and reliable operation of the company’s assets during the cold months. The selection of suitable maintenance tasks that consider many factors – especially an ambient temperature – is of vital importance in this process.


Recently a meeting was held to discuss what actions should be taken as part of this year’s pre-winter preparations. After the meeting, a specific list of actions was compiled and distributed to all relevant personnel, so they could get a head-start on the preparation work to be undertaken.


Black Sea Terminal has been taking proactive measures by efficiently ...

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Monthly Internal Audit process 2017

BST’s internal audit process has thus far been very productive. According to the audit plan for 2017, and the internal audit procedure of Black Sea Terminal, monthly internal audits have already been undertaken in the Transport & Machinery and the HSE/Security Departments.


Audit teams prepared and issued their reports, providing the corresponding findings, comments and recommendation for improvements, and presented them to management for review. In addition, the audit findings were recorded in the corresponding logs for further review at Action Tracking Meetings. 


The internal audit teams consist of certified BST employees. 

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