Happy 2021!

2020 has come to end. It was another important year for each and every person employed at Black Sea Terminal (BST). The results achieved during this period give us reason to be proud: the company has successfully achieved its goals and objectives and has utilized its opportunity to cooperate with international customers and fulfill all required services.


Additionally, the contribution Black Sea Terminal has made to the country's economy is especially important. BST takes pride in the outstanding support it has provided towards the development of sports and culture

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Corporate Social Responsibility at Black Sea Terminal

Black Sea Terminal (BST), which deals in the business of oil and oil products, places a strong emphasis on corporate social responsibility issues.


Within the framework of social responsibility, BST carried out several charitable actions during December 2020. The company provided financial assistance to a nursing home and helped them solve a specific problem, which in turn allowed the nursing home administration offer a higher level of patient care to residents. In addition, BST employees donated books, various gifts, sweets and food products to the 

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HSE Induction at BST

HSE induction is being conducted to welcome new employees, contractors, visitors and guests to the company to help make them more aware of issue related to health, safety and the environmental rules that are in place at Black Sea Terminal (BST).  Inductions are a great way to provide employees, contractors, visitors and guests with site-specific health and safety rules and requirements, and any particular hazards they need to be aware of. Inductions serve as a starting point for an organization to introduce a culture of safety.


HSE induction is important for:


  • Promoting a safe working environment for all employees, contractors and visitors
  • Helping persons understand the values and behaviors of the workplace culture

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Yearly assessment of Emergency Response Team members

The professional skills, competence, and knowledge of Black Sea Terminal’s ERT team members are fundamental to responding to potential emergency situations. In this regard, daily classes on fire tactics and fire rescue training are being conducted.


Trainings are conducted according to the approved annual program of professional training of personnel, consisting of theoretical and practical modules. The acquired skills are worked out by participating in fire-tactical exercises and drills. To determine the level of training at the end of the year, a practical and theoretical examination is taken by all personnel, which are taken into account when certifying employees.

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Steam boiler operators’ competency check

Steam boiler operators are an integral part of the Black Sea Terminal. As such, it is a necessary to check their efficiency and compliance periodically to ensure a safe and efficient operating environment at the terminal. And while the world is going through a difficult pandemic, Black Sea Terminal continues to meet the certification needs of its employees and thus fulfill organizational goals and objectives. 


Despite the pandemic, the recertification and assessment process for the steam boiler operators was conducted in remotely.

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ZERO FAILURES – Maintenance Strategy

Black Sea Terminal’s (BST) embraces a “zero failure” maintenance strategy. To support this strategy, technologically advanced equipment and devices have been installed and successfully used as part of the terminal’s maintenance processes.


Dedicated management, step-by-step equipment inspection, maintenance, and highly qualified personnel, ensure the prevention of equipment failure. This helps reveal any issues with equipment to eliminate the problem at an early stage. The Maintenance Department maintains a high standard of equipment health and performance for the entire period of terminal operations, where meticulous preventive maintenance work plays a key role in increasing asset reliability and availability.

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Fire Drills

A fire drill is a method of practicing how employees would be evacuated in the event of a fire or any other emergencies. Fire Drills are an important part of Black Sea Terminal’s (BST) safety procedures for a number of reasons: they ensure that staff or any visitors to BST premises understand what they need to do if there is a fire; they test how effective the company’s evacuation response plan is and help to make improvements to any aspects which prove to be ineffective. Fire drills also help prepare employees to respond quickly, calmly, and safely.


Yearly fire drill plans are being prepared by BST management and are being implemented on regular (weekly) basis.


Fire drill reports are prepared following each drill and contain the following details:

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Employee adaptation program at the terminal

Starting a new job can be stressful, as new employees must get used to company regulations, objectives, procedures, principles, and of course getting acquainted with their new colleagues. In order to assist new employees to transition more quickly and comfortably into their new role, Black Sea Terminal (BST) follows a well-managed and up-to-date adaptation program. This program is for every new employee, as well as internal BST employees who join a new department.


During six-month adaptation program, department heads and supervisors get a detailed understanding about the skills and knowledge of the new employee. 

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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 is usually applied to the current set suppliers to regularly measure and monitor their performance for the purposes of reducing the costs of goods/services, mitigating the chances of risk involved, and driving continuous improvement in their performance. The supplier evaluation process is a vital aspect of the BST management system.


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

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Key Performance Indicator at BST

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


KPI is carried out on a quarterly and yearly basis and is regularly tracked and reviewed during management review meetings.


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

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