FFS Tank Terminals is an independent bulk liquid storage facility located in Cape Town and Durban Harbour. Our terminals receive and despatch products via vessels and road tankers. Vessels are received at common user berths which are operated by Transnet National Port Authority (TNPA). FFS Tank Terminals is permitted to store high flash products (flash point must be greater than 60.5ᵒC). The storage facility is permitted to store the following: Molasses, Vegetable & Edible Oils, Palm Oils & their Fractions, Animal Fats, Glycols, Glycerine, Caustic Soda, Bitumen and Base Oils. Our Cape Town Terminal has a heating facility whereas our Durban Terminal is currently being developed for increased storage capacity and which will include a heating facility as well.

Cape Town

Total capacity of 21 800 m3
20 tanks ranging from 120 m3 to 2500 m3
We offer blending and heating services
2 Import pipelines
Berth 1:  13.4 m max draft, 250 m vessel length
Berth 2:  12,4 m max draft, 203 vessel length
Tanker Basin berths (65 000dwt)​
3 bays for truck loading


Total capacity of 36 200 m3
7 tanks ranging from 300 m3 to 10 400 m3
2 Import pipelines
Berth 8:  10 m max draft, 200 m vessel length
Berth 9:  9.3 m max draft, 200 m vessel length
Maydon Wharf berths (60 000dwt)
3 bays for truck loading
5000 m2 for new development


FFS has a tank farm adjacent to our manufacturing facility in Evander 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 site is ISO 14001 accredited. 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

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    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)

    Health, Safety, Security & Environment (HSSE)

    “Ensuring Health, Safety and environmental protection is our main focus.”

    The handling and storage of large volumes of valuable and potentially hazardous materials calls for responsible and safe operations. We strive for operational excellence and superior HSSE performance. Our goal is to safeguard the people who work with us and the communities we operate in, through rigorous compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. We continuously optimize all activities within our Terminals through a technical, organizational and behavioural safety to promote a proactive safety culture.

    We train and educate our employees to conduct our business activities in a safe, healthy and environment-friendly manner. New employees as well as contractors and visitors are thoroughly trained in matters of HSSE before taking up their work or their visit.

    • We value the health and safety of people and the environment above all else.
    • We follow a zero-tolerance policy for safety breaches.
    • We plan and train for safety.
    • Management at all levels is accountable for safety and lead by example.
    • Everyone has the right to stop any unsafe work.
    • Safe behaviour is recognised, acknowledged and reinforced.
    • Performance is monitored with regular integrated audits.
    • We believe all incidents can be prevented.