30.10.2020

Contractor Evaluation Process

Contractor evaluation is the process of assessing and approving the potential line of contractors of the company through various quantitative and qualitative evaluation measures. The overall process and approach of the Contractor evaluation are usually applied to the current set suppliers to measure and monitor their performance for the purposes of reducing costs of the goods/services required on the regular basis, mitigating the chances of risk involved, and driving continuous improvement in their performance. Supplier evaluation process is a vital part of BST Management system.

 

The proper supplier evaluation forms are being filled on semi-annual basis. 

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26.10.2020

Key Performance Indicator at BST

Key Performance Indicator (KPI) is a measurable value of BST Management System that demonstrates how effectively a company is achieving key objectives. BST uses KPI at multiple levels to evaluate their success at reaching targets.

 

KPI carrying out on quarterly and yearly basis and also is being tracked regularly and reviewed during Management Review Meetings.

 

KPI prescribe how BST should monitor or measure quality management system, when to monitor or measure quality management system, or how and when analyze and evaluate the opportunities.

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19.10.2020

A Safe Environment Guarantees Stable Production

In the modern world, the efficiency of production processes, growing financial results, safe working environments, improving a business’ image and a skilled work are the result of companies leveraging the latest technologies and maintaining a developed infrastructure.

 

The contributions made by Black Sea Terminal’s (BST) qualified employees and management through their daily activities, confirms the company’s constant readiness to create a free, safe working environment in accordance with established standards, and BST’s commitment to protect the health of its employees.

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13.10.2020

Spare parts criticality assessment

Spare parts criticality assessment is a process that is essential for an efficient warehouse and inventory management system. Some parts are essential for continuous operations of the terminal, while other parts may not have such a critical effect on operations. This is why the criticality assessment should be conducted to rank spare parts as critical or non-critical.

 

Spare parts logistics play a crucial role in maintaining a high index of equipment availability, but while out of stock scenario leads to equipment shutdowns, it is critical to have only those spares in the warehouse that are necessary for the continuity of operations and avoid overstocking. 

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06.10.2020

Major Emergency Management (MEM)

Black Sea Terminal (BST) has very competent emergency response plan in place that enables the company to perform work safely and easily. The emergency response plan is a crucial component to handling any kind of emergency situation. 

Though the emergency management team is well trained and experienced, the continuous review and revision of their knowledge remains constant. This instills a sense of confidence in the employees.  The importance of this upskilling and pre-planning is essential so that at the onset of an emergency, important decisions can be made rapidly and the situation can be controlled in a short period of time. 

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30.09.2020

Inspection and repair work of corrosion protection system at berths

The corrosion of steel structures at berths due to the sea water environment is a constant threat. Sea water contains high concentrations of salts that together with dissolved oxygen accelerate the corrosion process of metals. In order to decrease the corrosion rates of steel structures in sea water environments and to extend their service life, several methods have been designed. One of these methods is the use of galvanic sacrificial metals, such as aluminum alloy to protect steel structures.

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29.09.2020

Enhancing developmental needs to meet technological needs

There are a lot of new projects implemented at the Terminal and skilled, trained employees are always needed.  Even during the COVID - 19 pandemic situations, company has never failed in meeting the developmental needs of the employees.

 


Currently, new technological projects being implemented at the terminal it is a must to have skilled employees especially those handling welding jobs.  

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20.09.2020

Distinctive Professional Day

In recognizing one of the most difficult professions, the Azerbaijani government has been celebrating the members of the oil and gas industry for two decades. Oil Workers’ Day has appeared on national calendars since August of 2001, when the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Heydar Aliyev signed the decree, according to which, September 20 of each year would be designated as Azerbaijan Oil Workers’ Day.

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17.09.2020

Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

Hazard identification is part of the process used to evaluate whether any particular situation, item or structure has the potential to cause harm. The term often used to describe the full process is risk assessment: Identify hazards and risk factors that have the potential to cause harm (hazard identification).

 

At Black Sea Terminal (BST) a risk assessment is required before undertaking any non-routine work. BST’s risk assessment system consists of two levels: Level 1 - Risk and control measures mentioned in Permit to Work (PTW) lists; Level 2 - if the risks and control measures are not sufficient to trigger a work order, then an additional risk assessment is prepared and attached to the PTW list.

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31.08.2020

Charitable act

While the storage and transshipment of oil and oil products is the main priority of Black Sea Terminal, BST also carries out charitable activities on a regular basis – especially in the nearby Khobi municipality.

 

BST pays close attention to the many challenges the people of the Khobi municipality face. These challenges have recently been worsened by the coronavirus. So, in an effort to assist the people of Khobi, on August 28, BST representatives presented various food products and sweets to members of the local community.

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