Waste management, re-cycle/re-use in ports of Georgia

Relevant EU directive and IMO convention on port reception facility (PRF) have been introduced in order to limit and avoid various waste discharged by the ships directly into the sea, protecting the marine environment and the environment around the world. To have PRF in compliance with the relevant regulation will help to improve the ship waste handling (SWH) process which will have positive impact on the environment,  moreover essential part of the cycle is  waste management, which shall be  in compliance with the internationally recognized standards and moreover,  most important part is  introduction of incentive on re-use 

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Power management as per new market rules

Energy management is the key to saving energy in the organization. Much of the importance of energy saving stems from the cost effectiveness of the company operations, as well as global need to save energy, which affects energy prices, emissions targets, and legislation, all of which lead to several compelling reasons why to save energy at the organization specifically.


Black Sea Terminal continuously improves its energy management system by monitoring, controlling, and conserving energy in the organization. Typically this involved metering and collecting the consumption data, finding opportunities to save energy by replacing equipment, e.g. lighting, assigning targets to achieve and tracking progress in energy saving. 

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International Children’s Day

June 1 marks International Children’s Day. Kulevi Oil Terminal has joined the charitable program organized by NNLE “Hope is Immortal” and is providing families with children an assortment of food products and other necessary accessories.


It has been nearly a century since June 1 was proclaimed ‘Children’s Day’ at the ‘World Conference for the Well-being of Children’ in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1925. This special day aims to highlight the needs of children throughout the world. More and more countries have joined the initiative since its launch, and doing their part in helping end the problems children face in society.

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Periodical certification of BST Steam Boilers

Black Sea Terminal (BST) has been operating several steam generation boilers since it began  operations in 2008.  Initially the terminal was equipped with two steam generation boilers with total steam generation capacity of 24,000 cubic meters per hour.

Later, due to the intensification of technological processes, in particular, due to the increase in the transshipment capacities of high viscous oil products and the implementation of expansion projects, 3 units of steam generation boilers with a total steam supply capacity of 48,000 m3/h had were built and put into operation in 2016.

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Important historic dates

There are certain special dates that are recorded on the calendar and imprinted in our memories. May 26th and May 28th are two such days. The 26th of May commemorates the adoption of the Act of Independence, which established the Democratic Republic of Georgia, and on 28th of May the day of proclamation of the Independent Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan. These are special holidays for Georgian and Azerbaijani citizens because it was on these dates the new democratic governments of both countries became sovereign states.

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Q1 Environmental Monitoring Report for 2021

According to the agreement between Black Sea Terminal (BST) and the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia (MoE), BST is obliged to conduct environmental monitoring of its facilities and the adjacent areas. The environmental monitoring process is described in the Environmental Monitoring and Measurement scheme approved by the MoE.


Environmental monitoring is aimed at measuring, controlling and mitigating any negative influence on the environment resulting from the operation of the BST. 

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Black Sea Terminal Anniversary

May 16th is an important day for everyone at Black Sea Terminal (BST) marking the company’s start of operations back in 2008. While BSTs success did not come overnight, it reached success in the shortest period of time, establishing itself on the international stage as reputable and reliable business partner.


The company continues on its path of expansion and development through its diverse industrial and technological processes as well as the introduction of new products, which in turn increase the company’s volume of work.

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Azerbaijan marks 98th birthday anniversary of Heydar Aliyev

Heydar Aliyev was born on May 10, 1923, and is famous as an Azerbaijani politician, who implemented a lot of reforms, enabled the republic of Azerbaijan to stand on its feet and enter the 21st century as an independent country.


The golden age of Azerbaijan is inextricably linked with President Heydar Aliyev. During his governance, the country pushed forward at an increasingly high speed, resulting in greatly-improved living conditions for average citizens. 

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Victory Day - May 9

The civilized world celebrated the victory of World War II and the defeat of fascism 76 years ago, on May 9 of 1945. The war claimed the lives of millions of people, and the survivors returned to their families with great physical or spiritual trauma. The chosen youth of the people of Azerbaijan and Georgia made a great contribution to the achievement of the final victory, unfortunately several hundred thousand heroes lost their lives in the war.

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Marian B Hopper Dredger Engines Overhaul

Located at the Khobitskhali River mouth, continuous dredging in Kulevi port waters and its approach channel is very important to ensure port readiness for the acceptance of sea tankers. Dredging operations are performed by the Marian B Hopper, which is operated by Black Sea Terminal. For this reason, the continuous availability and proper exploitation of the vessel must be ensured at all times.

All preventive maintenance activities undertaken by the Marian B. Hopper dredger are included in the Computerized Maintenance Management System and preventive maintenance actions are performed regularly.

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