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Business News of Saturday, 2 August 2014

Source: Anita Frimpong

BOST and TSLGhana Initiate Operation 24

... to Boost BOST Operations

The bulk Oil Storage and Transport company, BOST has launched a project called “operation 24” as they position itself to become one of the most efficient players in Ghana’s energy sector.

Corporate communication Manager BOST, Salifu Nat Acheampong said: Operation 24” is a systematic upgrading process ongoing within all BOST facilities nationwide. “As part of the “Operation 24” all machine within BOST facilities are being upgraded” he said.

Salifu Nat said, the upgrade is expected to be completed by the end of the year, with an involvement of automation of all BOST operations to reduce human involvement in all levels of BOST operations. He said flow meters is being installed as a means of preventing product loses whiles high capacity pumps that are being fixed to help in faster and more efficient product delivery. In addition he said roads leading to the various depots as well as those within the various facilities are all being given a significant facelift. He added that completion is expected to help revitalize BOST and make it more relevant in the energy sectors.

“Operation 24 will make BOST one of the leading logistics company operating within the West Africa sub Region.

He said as part of BOST effort to reduce product loss and consequently, Financial losses, is partnering with TSL logistics Ghana Limited for the ongoing systems upgrade. TSL apart from investing in the company is also taking charge of terminal operations in BOST depots throughout the country for a number of years with a piloting currently underway in the various depots.

He expressed management determination to champion the growth agenda of the company and commend Government of Ghana as the sole shareholder of the company for its support for the expansion programme currently ongoing within BOST. By Anita Frimpong