A Storage & Distribution Terminal is where the petroleum or chemical products are received through pipelines, barges or rail wagons and stored in large tanks. These products are then transferred through trucks & wagons to be further distributed and transported to end users.


  • AST offers complete Terminal Management Solutions which includes design, engineering, supply, installation, commissioning, maintenance & post warranty services to our customers for efficiently managing and operating product distribution through trucks, rails, barges, etc. while ensuring Safety, Security & Accuracy
  • AST’s Integrated Terminal Automation System provides monitoring, control and management of the entire product handling process, right from Receipt to Storage to Distribution of the products
  • Automatic control of complete workflow of the terminal, to reduce cost of operation and improve productivity, efficiency & safety ...
  • Interface to various sub-systems such as
    • Tank gauging
    • Valve control
    • Pump control
    • Access control
    • Accurate dispensation of batch quantities
    • Automatic control of all utility function
    • Safety system
      • Gas detection
      • Overspill
      • Grounding
      • Loading arm Positioning
      • Fire alarm
    • Security system
      • Proximity card reader
      • RFID Card reader
      • CCTV
      • Barrier Gate
    • SCADA based Main-Machine Interface
      • User friendly and comprehensive
      • Report generation like inventory, delivered data, receipt and any kind of customised reports are possible.
      • Exhaustive Alarms and Event Management
    • Management of emergency shut down and ensuring completely safe operations of the terminal are ensured
    • Systems designed for Truck loading terminals, barge loading facilities, LPG handling facilities, port terminal automation
    • Complete ownership of hardware and software required for such type of automation system