The Dutch KLM Aviation Fuel Will Be Protected with SA Fire Protection Foam Manifold Skids.

ZERO Fire System has awarded SA Fire Protection for the detailed design & fabrication of 1 foam manifold skids in relation to the fire-fighting system upgrade project which is due to be completed by the end of December 2020.


SA Fire is responsible for the complete execution of the fire-fighting skid including the provision of any services and or items which are necessary for the complete and successful execution of the work. All practices and activities will be carried out at the SA Fire factory in San Pier Niceto – Italy (SPN), in accordance with the project specification set by Zero Fire Systems and Oiltanking Amsterdam.

To facilitate the project SA Fire Protection will also be responsible for the DCS installation and pre-commissioning of the fire panel which will be interconnected with the instruments inside the foam housing. SA Fire will carry out in-house full functional tests on the whole installation using a state-of-the-art hydraulic laboratory in SPN to measure flow rate, pressure and to verify the operation of the deluges valves as well as testing of the foam proportioning equipment in order to validate the complete functionality under real conditions before the foam manifold skids leave the factory.

Oiltanking Amsterdam is a strategically positioned storage terminal connected by inland waterways to the hinterland and also connected to Schiphol airport via a 20 km pipeline with a total storage capacity at the terminal of ca 1.6 million cbm.

This project reconfirms the well-respected position of SA Fire Protection in the north European market as manufacturer and partner for fire-fighting systems for large scale petrochemical applications.


SA Fire Protection is an Italian independent engineering & manufacturing company active in the field of Fire Protection with more than 35 years of experience. The company is organised into three major business units: Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Product Manufacturing and Services.

ZERO Fire Systems is a Dutch Fire Protection solution provider which operates internationally in the industrial and petrochemical fields. ZERO is an industry leader one-stop-shop which provides services as well as packages and turn-key fire protection projects.

Oiltanking has become the world’s second-largest independent terminal operator. Its clients include private and state oil companies, refiners, petrochemical companies, and traders in petroleum products and chemicals. Oiltanking owns and operates 81 terminals in 23 countries with a total storage capacity of 21 million cubic meters.

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