Bringing terminal best practice to the fore, SGS recently (February 12, 2019) hosted a technical session on “Best Practices to Operate Tank Terminals in a Safe and Reliable Manner” for the Terminal Association of Pakistan (TAP).

The session was delivered by SGS Industrial Services Business Manager, Mr. Muhammed Aqeel, and the specially invited audience of terminal owners, operators and managers, learnt about international codes and standards, and the importance of compliance.

Token of appreciation for guests

Token of appreciation for guests – Managing Director, Business Manager Industrial Services & Director Operations Oil, Gas & Chemicals present a souvenir to attendees.


Indeed, the session focused on the requirements for and implementation of international codes and standards, to ensure that tank terminals are maintained and operated in a safe and reliable manner. Emphasis was placed on complying with legislative requirements to encourage safe working and the implementation of best practices.

Practical application

Looking beyond regulations and standards, the session also explored case studies looking at various terminal incidents, their root causes and how they relate to the management of people, plant and processes.

SGS was joined in Karachi, Pakistan, for this event by representatives from more than 20 terminals.

For further information, please contact:

Sadia Quddus
Industrial Services
SGS Pakistan (Private) Limited
t: +92 21 35121388-97, ext. 545

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