Further growth is planned for HES International's portfolio of tank terminals after the company doubled its tank capacity.
The company's HES Botlek Tank Terminal in the Port of Rotterdam has taken into service an additional 277,000 m3 of tank capacity, take its total capacity to 490,000 m3. Additionally, it also expected to start construction of an additional 130,000 m3 of tank space shortly. The most essential permits and commercial agreements are already in place for it.
HES will build a new jetty to accommodate tankers up to Suezmax size to support the expansion of the terminal.
The company recently completed the acquisition of the asphalt and bitumen terminal from Valt.
Jan Vogel, CEO of HES, says: 'HES International has a long standing history and a strong track record in providing safe and reliable storage and port infrastructure at key locations in Europe.
'The realisation of these key infrastructure projects but also our recent acquisition from Valt are a central part of this strategy. We are equally excited that we see similar developments and opportunities at most of our other terminals.'
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