Enoc unit in new safety milestone
Dubai, July 13, 2010
Horizon Terminals Limited, the leading terminal operator owned by Emirates National Oil Company (Enoc), celebrated the achievement of one million man hours without a Lost Time Incident/Injury (LTI) at the terminal of its subsidiary on Jurong Island in Singapore.
Horizon Singapore Terminals Private Limited said this significant accomplishment demonstrates the company’s commitment to the highest standards of safety management, and their desire to create a safer working environment while increasing efficiency and progress.
The celebration was led by Howard Pang, general manager Horizon Singapore Terminals, who presented the plaques to representatives of contractors and surveyors.
Yusr Sultan, chief executive of Horizon Terminals said, “We are very proud to celebrate this milestone achievement, people work very hard to achieve an injury free workplace and this reward is an acknowledgement that we are on track.'
'Safety is an integral part of the company’s corporate culture and this milestone is solid proof of the continued commitment to maintaining the highest safety standards through the efficient development and implementation of such processes and practices,' he noted.
“I would like to take this opportunity to extend my appreciation to all employees, contractors and surveyors for performing their duties with safety in mind. This was truly a team effort and we are especially grateful to HSTPL employees for their continued diligence towards safety,” Sultan added.
The Terminal completed its final phase of construction bringing the total capacity to 1,243,499 cubic meters and caters to the storage, handling and blending requirements of national oil companies, oil majors, international traders and bunkering companies, and is designed for multi-berth discharge and loading operations that maximise capacity.-TradeArabia News Service