Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct.15 / Trend, E.Ismayilov /
By late 2011 LLC Moody International will conduct recertification audit at the
Kulevi Oil Terminal of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan ( SOCAR), the terminal official website reported on Friday.
Earlier "Batumi Oil Terminal" Limited passed the Integrated Management System Internal Audit. The audit aimed to evaluate compliance with the requirements of ISO 9001-2008, ISO 14001-2004 and OHSAS 18001-2007. The audit also evaluated compliance with company procedures which are implemented to ensure all company services performed in a safe and accident free manner, without pollution to the environment and according to the customer requirements.
In whole the audit results were satisfactory and prove that all company processes are implemented and maintained for continual improvement of integrated management system.
The terminal transshipped 3.6 million tons of oil-loading cargo in 2010 or 56 percent more than in 2009.
The terminal was put into operation in summer 2008. Its total capacity is 10 million tons of oil per year, including 3 million tons of oil, 3 million tons of diesel fuel, and 4 million tons of fuel oil.
The terminal can accommodate up to 168 tank cars. The tank farm's total volume is 320,000 cubic meters with the possibility of increasing to 380,000 cubic meters. The port has two berths to load petroleum products in tankers of up to 100,000 tons.
Loading productivity ranges from 1,000 to 8,000 cubic meters per hour. The railway station, which can simultaneously accommodate up to 180 carriage awaiting discharge of cargo, serves to the port. The railway trestle can simultaneously unload 168 carriages.