Engineering


Skytanking has an expert engineering team based in Brussels that always works from the operator’s perspective. We can assist airports, airlines and oil companies with fuel facility engineering from concept to start-up:

  • Design concept
  • Project management and construction supervision
  • Design engineering
  • Commissioning and start-up

Engineering experience

Engineering & Project Management

Hydrant Refuelling System, Brussels Airport, Belgium

1995 Installation of a fibre optic communication network for process control purposes between main computer & remote I/O stations.
1997 Installation of electronic driven motor starters on 8 hydrant pumps.
2000-2001 Installation of an 1080 kW frequency controlled pump-motor unit.
2003-2007 Renewal of the automation system, process control and emergency shut-down systems
2008 Feasibility study and design concept for the extension of the hydrant system to the cargo area
2007-2009 Removal part hydrant system end 2007 due to construction of train tunnel under airport. Reinstallation new hydrant pipes and relocation cabling from mid 2009 till end 2009.
2008-2011 Automatic foam injection of the fire fighting system, including reliability study and ANPI/TUV accreditation

Liège Airport, Belgium

1995-1997 Design and construction of new fuel Facility
2002-2008 Design & construction of extra tanks (4x1.760 m3 tanks)
2004-2007 Design and construction of a hydrant system phase II (executed in several sub phases)
2008-2011 Design and construction of a hydrant phase II (executed in several sub phases)
2008 Study refurbishing existing airport supply line

Findel Airport, Luxembourg

1997 Installation of an automated tank gauging & SCADA system
1998 Installation of a refueller test stand
1999-2000 Review of the electrical & automation system
2001 Design concept - new fuel facility
2002 Construction of a self-service installation for AVGAS
2004-2008 Retrofit of the mechanical system of the existing fuel facility
2008-2010 Retrofit of the existing fuel facility based on operational risk assessment
2011-today Retrofit of the existing fuel facility based on requirements related to the new environmental license

Olympic Fuel Company, Athens Airport, Greece

1996 Design concept review - Hydrant system lay out and pipe sizing
1998 Design concept - Fuel facility lay-out
1998-1999 Design concept - Automation system

Quito International Airport, Quito, Ecuador

2008 Feasibility study - Design concept - Hydrant system and fuel facility

Napels Airport, Napels, Italy

2005 Design concept review - Fuel facility

Leipzig Airport, Leipzig, Germany

2006-2007 Design concept - Fuel facility

Bangalore International Airport, Bangalore, India

2005-2006 Design concept and construction follow up - Fuel storage and hydrant feeder lines
2005-2006 Design concept review and construction follow up - Hydrant system
2010-today Design review - Construction follow up - Extension of Hydrant system

Larnaca Airprot, Larnaca, Cyprus

2006-2007 Feasibility study- Design concept - FEED Design Hydrant system

Tirana Airport, Tirana, Albania

2007 Design concept - Fuel facility

Tan Son Nhat International Airport, HCMC, Vietnan

2009-2011 Feasibility study - Design concept - FEED Design - Fuel facility and connection to hydrant system

Makassar Airport, Makassar, Indonesia

2010-today Design concept-Detailed design- Construction follow up -Fuel storage and hydrant system

Construction Supervision

Hydrant Refuelling System, Brussels Airport, Belgium

1994-1995 Extension of the hydrant system to the Satellite A terminal
1996-1998 Construction of 2 additional storage tanks of 5.000 m3
1999-2001 Extension of hydrant to Concourse A & Remote Parking West Apron

Napels Airport, Naples, Italy

2010-2012 Refurbishing existing fuel Facility

Commissioning & start-up of fuel facilities

1993 Fuel storage & hydrantsystem, Brussels Airport, Belgium
1996 Extension hydrant system, Brussels Airport, Belgium
1996 Fuel storage, Liège Airport, Belgium
1998 Addition of 2 x 5.000 m3 tanks at Brussels Airport, Belgium
2001 Fuel storage & hydrant system, Athens Airport, Greece
2001 Extension hydrant system, Brussels Airport, Belgium
2008 Fuel storage & hydrant system, Bangalore Airport, India
2008 Extension fuel storage, Liège Airport, Belgium
2008 Fuel storage, Charleroi Airport, Belgium
2009 Fuel storage, Stuttgart Airport, Germany
2011 Hydrant system, Liège Airport, Belgium
2011 Fuel storage, Naples Airport, Italy

Chairmanship and membership of Technical Committees

Technical Working Group Hydrant Refuelling System, Brussels Airport, Belgium

1990-1993 Design and construction of the complete fuel storage
(6 x 5.000m3)
1994-1995 Extention of the hydrant system to the Satellite A terminal
1996-1998 Construction of 2 additional storage tanks of 5.000 m3
1999-2001 Extention of hydrant to Concourse A & Remote Parking West Apron

Technical Committee OFC, Athens Airport, Greece

1998-2002 Design & construction of a new fuel storage and hydrant facility (4 x 6.000 m3)

Technical Committee IndianOil Skytanking Limited, Bangalore, India

2006-2008 Design & construction of a new fuel storage and hydrant facility

Technical Committee Skytanking Stuttgart GmbH, Germany

2007-2009 Design & construction of a new storage facility

Technical Committee IndianOil Skytanking Limited, Bangalore, India

2010-today Design & construction of an extension of the existing hydrant system