The Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company (BOST) has embarked on the nationwide automation of its depots, with the Accra Plains Depot (APD) in Tema and the Kumasi Depot leading the way in the first phase of the project.
This automation project aims to eliminate manual processes across BOST’s various depots, focusing on the automation of loading and discharging of petroleum products.
The Managing Director, Edwin Provençal, announced this transformation during a quarterly engagement with internal stakeholders at the company’s Export Terminal in Bolgatanga, marking the beginning of a substantial overhaul of BOST’s operations.
The second phase of the project is set to encompass the Buipe, Akosombo, Mami Water, and Bolgatanga depots, ensuring that state-of-the-art leak detection and anti-theft systems are fitted to enhance security and efficiency across the board.
“The much anticipated automation of BOST depots across its Business has started in earnest with the Accra Plains Depot (APD) in Tema and the Kumasi Depot will see a significant overhaul of its operations in the First phase of the project.
The 2nd phase will tackle the Buipe, Akosombo, Mami Water, and the Bolgatanga depots.
“The project is intended remove all manual aspects of it’s operations and replace it with automated systems particularly loading and discharging of petroleum products.
“Managing Director, Edwin Provençal disclosed this when he interacted with depot Staff as part of his quarterly engagement with Internal Stakeholders at the company’s Export Terminal in Bolgatanga,” BOST wrote.