Environment
and safety

We pay special attention to environmental as well
as job security issues. The legislation of the Republic
of Estonia and the strict environmental protection
standards of the EU have been taken into account
in building the Alexela Sillamäe terminal.

The Alexela Sillamäe terminal complies with all legal and administrative acts concerning security, environment and professional health, as
well as the requirements of standards ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004.

Since 2009, the terminal has been certified according to the ISO 14001 quality standard, which guarantees a high level of ecological safety.

Every tank can be equipped with an internal floating roof for handling light oil products, reducing the evaporation of oil products by 95% compared to standard tanks. The tanks are located in a designated area with a waterproof floor and iron concrete walls. Rainwater falling
on the territory of the oil depot area, the railway racks and elsewhere in the terminal is collected and purified through a special oil collector.

In the event of accidental leakage of fuel into the sea, we are able to contain the pollution area with beams and collect the fuel with absorbents. We are a member of the global oil spill response organization Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL, www.oilspillresponse.com). An autonomous fire extinguishing system has also been installed in the terminal.