Safety and
environment 

 “Zero harm to people and the environment”
is the basis for all work executed at Alexela Sløvåg AS.

HSE work has a high focus throughout the whole organization and the process to implement all preventive measures possible is continuously ongoing.

Alexela Sløvåg AS is certified according to ISO 9001 : 2008 and ISO 14001 : 2004 standards under: Storage, blending, transit and warehousing for dark and light petroleum products with associated logistic services.

During terminal construction, big investments were made to ensure the safest operation possible, such as:

  • A large state of the are fire suppression system that is supplied by 4 diesel driven fire water pumps, 525 BHP each which enables the system to deliver up to 53.000 liters per minute water and foam.
  • Advanced fire and gas detection system consisting of numerous gas, flame, heat and smoke detectors throughout the whole terminal area.  
  • Around the tank farm is a catch basin with walls and dikes to prevent a product spill to the environment in case of a leakage.
  • All tanks are equipped with internal floating roofs. This minimizes the emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) approximately 99%.
  • All tanks are fitted with a level control system that automatically shuts down pumps and closes valves in case of a high level alarm.
  • Terminal area is fully monitored by CCTV system form the control room which is manned 24/7 year round.
  • The jetty is equipped with new oils booms which are easily deployed by the new MOB boat that is installed in a quick launch davit at the jetty.