Facilities

Plants

Cape Town :

FFS Cape Town – Vissershok Site

Vissershok Site: This manufacturing facility produces a wide range of Industrial Heating Fuels and specialised Marine Bunker Fuels. The site is licensed and permitted to receive and process Waste Oils including Ship Slops, Used Lubricating Oils and other Hydrocarbon Waste Oils and sludges. Our proprietary VOC & Odour Abatement Scrubbing systems and Waste Water treatment plant ensure we are environmentally compliant. The site is ISO14001 accredited.

Brackenfell Site: This facility is custom designed to to receive used lubricating oils from industry and and other sources. The FFS Cape Transport workshop is also situated at Brackenfell.

Cape Harbour Site: Marine fuel oil is supplied from our storage and processing facility in the Cape Town Harbour. A portion of this facilities storage capacity is rented out and the rest is used for import opportunities and strategic storage.

 

Johannesburg Chloorkop:

This manufacturing facility produces a wide range of Industrial Heating Fuels. The site has a Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) issued H:H Waste Management Licence which enables the site to receive and process Waste Oils, including Used Lubricating Oils and other Hydrocarbon waste oils. The site is ISO14001 accredited.

 

Evander:

FFS Evander during a typical highveld lightning storm

With its strategic location, this manufacturing facility produces Heavy Fuel Oils for large industrial customers.

The site also produces Creosote Wood Preservative for the Timber Treating industry. Our proprietary VOC Scrubbing systems and Waste Water treatment plant ensure we are environmentally compliant. The site is ISO14001 accredited.

 

 

 

 

An in-house designed and built distillation column at FFS Pietermaritzburg

Pietermaritzburg:

This manufacturing facility produces Base Oils and Light Distillate Industrial Heating fuels. FFS Base Oil is produced by processing Used Lubricating Oil through our unique manufacturing process which includes a high pressure hydrotreater and has a quality equal or better than Group 1 International Base Oil standards.

The site has a DEA approved H:H Waste Management Licence which enables the site to receive and process Waste Oils, including Used Lubricating Oils and other Hydrocarbon waste oils. Our proprietary VOC Scrubbing & Odour Abatement systems and Waste Water treatment plant ensure we are environmentally compliant. The site is ISO14001 accredited.

 

 

Durban:

This manufacturing facility produces a wide range of Industrial Heating fuels with multiple manufacturing processes tailored to meet a customer’s specific requirements. The site has a DEA approved H:H Waste Management Licence which enables the site to receive and process Waste Oils; including Ship Slops, Used Lubricating Oils and other Hydrocarbon waste oils and sludges. Our proprietary VOC Scrubbing & Odour Abatement systems and Waste Water treatment plant ensure we are environmentally compliant. The site is ISO14001 accredited.

Storage Tanks

Cape Town Harbour: FFS has a tank farm at Eastern Mol in the Cape Town Harbour with a capacity of 33 000 m3. The facility has the following tankage available for rental:

  • Multiple tanks available for the import, export and storage of diesel and gasoil.
  • 3 tanks available for the import, export and storage of bitumen.
  • Multiple tanks available for the import, export and storage of Heavy Fuel Oil for Marine Bunkering.

FFS can provide a 24/7 Gasoil and Heavy Fuel Oil bunkering service to ships berthing at Eastern Mol and Tanker Basin. The site operates in accordance with the ISO 14001 standard.

Evander: FFS has a tank farm adjacent to our manufacturing Facility in Evander. This tank farm is strategically located close to some of South Africa’s largest industrial manufacturers. It has an installed capacity of 8500 m3 with an approved EIA for an additional 16000 m3. The facility has the following tankage available for rental:

  • Multiple tanks available for the storage of diesel and other Class 2 hydrocarbons
  • Multiple tanks available for the storage of heavy fuel oil and other Class 3 hydrocarbons
  • Multiple tanks available for the storage of Coal Tar Distillates

The site is ISO 14001 accredited.

Depots
FFS has the following ISO 14001 managed depots with DEA approved H:H Waste Management Licences that can receive Waste Oils for storage:

  • Richards Bay
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Brackenfell (Western Cape)

Road Tanker Fleet

FFS owns and operates our own fleet of more than 70 road tankers of various sizes and configurations.

The in-house ownership and management of our own fleet allows FFS unrivalled flexibility and speed in servicing our customer and supplier base.

Our road tankers are maintained in-house by our specialised transport workshops. Our mechanical workshop builds new and maintains existing road tanker trailers to ensure we operate in a safe and legally compliant manner.

Laboratories

Our technology division and each of our processing plants have laboratories that are equipped to provide monitoring and final quality control to all our processes and products. An ISO9001 based quality management system ensures that analysis is performed with a high level of accuracy and consistency.

Laboratories are equipped to perform the required analysis on each and every product; our lab equipment includes ICP and XRF instruments, auto-viscometers, viscosity baths, ashing ovens, titration and flashpoint devices.

FFS participates in the SABS MAP program; this program regularly monitors and benchmarks our laboratories analysis against oil refinery and commercial laboratories in South Africa.

Maps