Security Drills at Kulevi Oil Terminal

Security awareness is of top priority and Security Response Drills are being conducted on quarterly basis for security staff at Kulevi Oil Terminal. Mentioned Drills help involved personnel to develop essential competencies, new techniques, methods that are so essential in facing possible security issues etc.


Recently, Security Response Drill has been conducted at Kulevi Oil Terminal as per ISPS (International Ship & Port facility Security code) standard requirements. The main topics discussed and practiced during the drill included:

  • Increasing knowledge of security personnel in the direction of security regulations and procedures implemented at the Kulevi Oil Terminal.
  • Increasing and improving port security level. 
  • Safe and operative handling of suspicious objects or packages.
  • Check and improve communication process between involved employees during security alarm.
  • Correct response to the possible invasion into the terminal territory.
  • Control entrance of suspicious vehicle on site etc.

The drill has started with presenting of the Security ISPS regulations and security procedures that are followed at the Kulevi Oil Terminal. Also during the drill, participants were familiarized and detailed about the European Union handbook on International Port security and the issues related to it. These were followed by the practical works on various security breach scenarios, divided by modules.


There is security drill checklist which includes:


a) communication channels;

b) escape routes;

c) meeting places;

d) emergency lighting and signage;

e) flow of traffic;

f) comprehension of alerts;

g) timing;

h) participation.


All the checklist requirements were fulfilled properly and correctly. Each drill module included description of the security breach scenario, response procedures, scenario specific checklists and objectives. After each topic, participants were assessed based on their performance during simulated situations.


This drill is necessary for to be ensure that proper response measures and necessary actions are always taken in case of any security threats at the terminal.

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