Outstanding Achievement Award
RVB Tank Storage Solutions
Krien has been in the shipping and tank storage sector for nearly 30 years. In different roles and she has seen the market from a ship owner-, trader-, producer- and terminal-prospective.
In 2014 she founded RVB Tank Storage Solutions and four years later she managed to fill the gap between the cargo owners and terminal operators around the world.
With offices in Houston, Rotterdam, Singapore and Shanghai, RVB provides global brokering services. They produce a monthly market update and show the availability in the market.
A transparency has been created and matches were made between terminals and cargo owners which otherwise would never have been made.
Jerry has been instrumental in leading Contanda in its new strategic direction by broadening its product lines to focus more on the petrochemical and hydrocarbon markets. His ambition to double the company’s storage capacity when he first came on board in 2016 is well on track and he ensures that the company stays ahead of the curve in terms of market developments. With Jerry at the helm, Contanda will continue to successfully expand and enhance its footprint on the US Gulf Coast and West Coast.
Arabian Chemical Terminal
Kasper has been terminal manager at Arabian Chemical Terminals in Saudi Arabia for over 8 years, with previous experience working at Vopak, Odfjell, and NuStar. In a tough market, his dedication ensures the terminal achieves its ambitious growth plans and that the terminal enjoys worldwide recognition.
Earl has been with Kinder Morgan for over 30 years and has become a widely recognised figure in the tank storage sector. He has shared his experience and knowledge at conferences all over the globe and is an expert in many subject areas including API tank standards. Despite this, he remains a family man, and always proudly shows off his grandchildren at any opportunity he gets!
Tank Storage Association
Peter has been Executive Director at the UK’s Tank Storage Association for over 3 years. Since Peter joined the association, there has been a significant change in the direction and growth of the TSA. Peter works hard to promote key issues impacting the UK tank storage sector, including the impact of Brexit and the UK’s decarbonisation strategy. His hard work has been fundamental in driving up the number of members in the association, as well as increasing the status and visibility of the TSA within the UK Government.
Phil has over 35 years of experience within the chemical, petrochemical and refining sectors and has made a name of himself as an industry expert. He is especially well known for his knowledge of API standards and has chaired multiple task groups for the API, including API 2350. In 2010 he set up PEMY Consulting and now travels around the globe offering training and advice on compliance issues, overfill prevention programmes and safety analyses.