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Shortlist revealed for 2019 Outstanding Achievement Award

Shortlist revealed for 2019 Outstanding Achievement Award
Six leading industry figures in the tank storage sector have been shortlisted for the prestigious Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2019 Global Tank Storage Awards.

All nominees have an extensive amount of experience within the tank storage sector, as well as a multitude of achievements, ranging from setting up their own companies to being at the forefront of ambitious company growth.

This is the only category being voted on by the industry and voting will close on March 1 2019. Nominations for the remaining award categories, which are judged by an independent panel of experts, are still being accepted until February 15 2019.

The 2019 Outstanding Achievement Award shortlist is as follows:

Krien van Beck, founder, RVB Tank Storage Solutions

Jerry Cardillo, president, Contanda Terminals

Kasper Castricum, general manager, Arabian Chemical Terminal

Earl Crochet, director of engineering & operational optimisation, Kinder Morgan

Peter Davidson, executive director, Tank Storage Association

Phil Myers, founder, PEMY Consulting

The awards, which are free to enter, celebrate excellence, safety and innovation in the industry, with the award categories relating to terminal achievements, equipment innovations, ports and individual success.

All categories except for the Outstanding Achievement Award will be judged by an independent panel of industry leaders and influencers from companies such as Shell, BP, Oiltanking, Inter Terminals, VTTI, Vopak and Koole.

The winners will be announced on March 26 2019 in Rotterdam at the Floating Pavilion.

Hosted by market leading publication, Tank Storage Magazine, the gala dinner & ceremony attracts more than 200 terminal professionals each year, from as far as Saudi Arabia, India, Malaysia, South Africa, the US and all across Europe.

The event includes an all-inclusive drinks reception, a three-course dinner, captivating entertainment, a casino and much more. It is an exclusive opportunity to entertain clients & reward colleagues for their hard work throughout the year.

'The Global Tank Storage Awards ceremony is always exciting,' says Sandra De Mey, commercial manager, North Sea Port. 'This year we were really proud to win the Best Port Award, which has given us a significant amount of international recognition and media attention.'

As an added benefit this year, as well as being rewarded on the night, the winners will be further highlighted in a special winners exhibition showcase at Tank Storage Asia 2019 and StocExpo Europe 2020.

Everyone in the industry is entitled to one vote each. For more information on those who have been shortlisted and to place your vote, visit