Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaimah are the two new marine service stations opened
Ghalila marine service station located in Ras Al Khaimah was opened recently by Acting Chief Executive Officer of ADNOC Distribution, Saeed Mubarak Al Rashdi. This was part of the initiatives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, to make sure that the people of the UAE has the highest quality of life and also to support the country’s sustainable development.
Projects Unit Head at Crown Prince Court, Eng. Abdullah Al Neyadi, Director-General of Ras Al Khaimah Municipality, Munther Mohammed Bin Shekar, Director General of Public Works and Services Department, Eng. Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed Al Hammadi, CEO of the Environment Protection and Development Authority (EPDA) of Ras Al Khaimah, Saif Mohammed Al Ghais, attended the event, as well as a number of senior ADNOC Distribution officials.
The station features two islands located inland and one marine island which serves motorists boat owners and fishermen. Fuel varieties of E-Plus 91, Special 95, and Green Diesel are offered with the help of three pumps fitted. Ghalila marine service station provides an extensive range of modern facilities in order ensure quality services to boat owners and motorists. This is in addition to 24x7 fueling services. It also features an ADNOC Oasis convenience store and a number of shops for lease. In order to provide effective service during night shifts, the facility has a floating dock and flood spotlights. It incorporates a range of advanced fire-fighting equipment to extinguish any accidental fires in addition to having a fire-resistant design. There are sensors that monitor the length of time vehicles spend parked in the slots designated for customers as well as a CCTV system which covers every square meter of the premises. With the intention of protecting the environment, the station also uses a vapor recovery system to extract fumes discharged from fuel tankers.
Acting Chief Executive Officer of ADNOC Distribution said, “Ghalila marine service station is part of a new range of service stations that offers both marine and inland services. Our network now comprises three such facilities across the country, enabling us to provide services to a greater number of customers in areas where demand from boat owners and motorists is rapidly increasing.” PWKD07032017