20.09.2019

Oil Worker’s Day 2019

Various countries across the globe celebrate Workers Day to respect, support and appreciate the achievements of their workers.

 

Accordingly, oil and gas industry workers also have a special day in their honor - “Oil Workers Day”.

 

Oil and gas industry work is one of the most sought-after and demanding professions of all, because the contribution made by these workers to any country significantly determines the fast-paced economic growth of that country.

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18.09.2019

Maintenance of Overhead Power Lines

Reliable power is a fundamental requirement for any organization. Critical applications require maximum uptime and when problems occur, the downtime for repairs must be minimized. “Reliable” not only applies to the availability of power, but also to the quality of power.

 

Reliable power has a direct impact on most aspects of an automation system and the equipment it controls. Electrical systems are subject to a wide variety of power quality problems, which can interrupt industrial processes and affect sensitive equipment. Power quality problems can result in unnecessary downtime due to equipment failure. The demand for reliable and uninterruptible power delivery requires keeping HV overhead power lines in operation as much as possible without disruption.

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13.09.2019

Meeting in Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture of Georgia

Protecting the environment is important for sustainable development. Pollution, the degradation of forests, depletion of ozone layer, and greenhouse gases all result in global warming, which can have a catastrophic effect on the environment and human health. As such, the conservation of biodiversity, the protection of wetlands, the prevention of environmental pollution, and the promotion of ecological balance enabling sustainable development is required to avoid this problem.

 

On September 13, a meeting was held in Tbilisi between representatives of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia and the participants from various large Georgian companies. 

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03.09.2019

Safety inspection of vehicles

Safety is always the number one priority when operating any type of machinery or vehicle that can cause fatal injuries if not operated with care. The safety inspection of transport vehicles can reduce the risk of the vehicle breaking down, getting in an accident from mechanical error, or deteriorating while driving. If some function of the vehicle were to fail while you are driving due to a lack of inspection, you could risk serious harm. 

All vehicles operated at Kulevi Oil Terminal must pass quarterly inspections conducted by authorized Safety Inspectors.

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21.08.2019

Safety observations in the workplace

Black Sea Terminal is dedicated to performing all activities whilst adhering to all established safety rules and policies. Through the Safety Observations Cards, Black Sea Terminal employees register their safety concerns, the main objective of which, is to eliminate accidents and injuries.

 

The key to eliminating accidents and injuries is to modify behavior by observing people as they work and talking with them in order to encourage safe work practices and eliminate at-risk behaviors. Safety observations help the company lower operating costs, increase productivity, and improve employee morale.

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14.08.2019

Internship program at the Terminal

As an international company, Black Sea Terminal offers many opportunities for interns, especially those who want to broaden their experience in preparation for an international career. Internships also help to attract the next generation of corporate trailblazers. 

The interns hired at BST are from various international universities and educational institutions within the region. After the internship applications are received from universities, the hiring process starts by testing their quality of knowledge on paper followed by a face to face interview. During the interview, candidates who demonstrate initiative, eagerness to learn, the willingness to work hard, and leadership potential are given the priority.

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06.08.2019

Quarterly Environmental Self-Monitoring

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 BST Terminal. Quarterly environmental monitoring includes soil and water sampling, noise level and air-quality monitoring at BST sites and adjacent areas.

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29.07.2019

Internal Audit 2019

In July of 2019, an internal audit was conducted at the Black Sea Terminal (BST). The main objective of the audit was to assess the compliance of company processes against the requirements of applied international standards such as ISO 9001 (Quality Management System), ISO 14001 (Environment Management System) and ISO 45001 (Occupational Health and Safety Management System). 

The internal audit covered all important operational processes, and complied with legal requirements, document control standards, performance and customer satisfaction evaluation, occupational health and safety, environmental management and quality-control issues.

 

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26.07.2019

The tourist infrastructure of the Kolkheti National Park has been updated

Kolkheti National Park is a national park located in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti and Guria, in the historical region of Colchis in western Georgia.  It lies on a coastal plain on the Black Sea, between the mouths of the Tikori and Supsa Rivers, spanning the districts of Zugdidi, Khobi, Lanchkhuti, Senaki and Abasha. The park was established between 1998 and 1999 as part of Georgia’s Integrated Coastal Management Project. Kolkheti National Park covers an area of 28,940 hectares and with protected wetlands, the protected area spans 33,710 hectares, incorporating the land of the ...

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22.07.2019

Certificate for timely provision of information by National Statistics Office of Georgia

The National Statistics Office (GeoStat) is an agency in charge of national statistics and responsible for carrying out population, agricultural and other censuses in Georgia. It was established as a legal entity of public law according to the December 11, 2009 law of Georgia, succeeding the Department of Statistics of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia.

 

GeoStat is an official authority exclusively responsible for production and ...

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