On July 14 in the city of Freeport, on Grand Bahama Island, the first stone of the future Eco-Oil Bahamas was laid.
Célia Pedro joined the Eco-Oil team. With a background in Chemistry and Initial experience in Business Development Engineer, she will take over the European Blue Ports Project, for the treatment of ballast water, lead the laboratory and collaborate in new investment projects - will also receive operational training in all areas of the company.
Eco-Oil has been awarded the GOLD certificate by ECOVADIS. Eco-Oil has been submitted to the performance monitoring system - ECOVADIS, to evaluate its performance at Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), where it is evaluated criterion within the supplier selection process, and giving it the same importance as the criteria of cost, quality, service, innovation and risk [...]
Annual Safety Exercise was held in November in close collaboration between Eco-Oil and Tanquisado. The Exercise counted as usual with the participation of National Civil Protection and other stakeholders.
The emergency plan and rediness of Eco-Oil's staff have been put to the test in a real situation, with the need to attack the fire focus in the boiler room. The fire was totally extinguished with our own means. The equipment was put into service after one week.
Eco-Oil is part of the international consortium of the European project "Atlantic Blue Ports" dedicated to demonstration of license technology for ballast water treatment. The project started in Lisbon, with the meeting of all partners at the invitation of the Port of Lisbon.
Annual quality auditing for quality, environment and safety standards, have been accomplished without nonconformities.
Eco-Oil is distinguished, once again with the import label award of SME Leading Company.
José Martins joined the Eco-Oil team in January. With a background in mechanics and initial experience in the water sector, he will assume full maintenance management and provide support in new investment projects.
Six months after the startup of the new refinery Eco-Oil doubles its Fuel sales. The new refinery, in operation since November 2016, incorporates the best technologies available for treatment of fuels. The produced Fuel is cleaner and produces less emissions.