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Shortlist revealed for Global Tank Storage Awards

Shortlist revealed for Global Tank Storage Awards
Vopak, Geosel Storage and Fujairah Oil Terminal are among those who have been shortlisted for the 2019 Global Tank Storage Awards.

The Global Tank Storage Awards celebrate excellence, safety and innovation in the storage terminal industry.

Winners will be chosen by a cross selection of industry experts from companies, such as BP, Shell Trading, LBC, Oiltanking, Vopak & Koole and others.

The 2019 winners will be announced on March 26 in Rotterdam. Hosted by market leading publication, Tank Storage Magazine, the gala dinner & ceremony attracts 200+ terminal professionals each year, from as far as Saudi Arabia, India, Malaysia, South Africa, the US and all across Europe.

The shortlist is as follows:

Best Terminal Supplier

    Advanced 3D Laser Solutions

    EEMUA 159



    Tank Terminal Training

Excellence in Terminal Optimisation Award

    Advanced 3D Laser Solutions


    CEA Systems

    Deployment Matters


    Tank Terminal Training

Excellence in Environmental Protection Technology

    Emerson: Rosemount Tank Gauging System – floating roof monitoring and 2in1 overfill prevention combined system

    Ergil: Pressure vacuum/relief valve with flame arrester

    Swiss Fire: Pi foam technology

Outstanding Terminal Safety Technology Award

    Emerson: Automatic floating roof monitoring sytem

    EnviroEye: Drain guard systems

    McNetiq: Magnetic pipe support

    Scully Signal Company: Intellitrol2 overfill prevention, ground verification and vehicle identification control monitor

    Swiss Fire: Pi foam technology

Most Innovative Technology Award

    Advanced 3D Laser Solutions

    Amerapex: Contact-based inspection drones

    AquaSmartXL: Aquatic drones

    Atomiton: Digital terminal

    Gpi: Coil Building System

    Intero Integrity: OTIS-500 online tank inspection system

    Kral: Z Series

    McNetiq: Magnetic pipe support

    SA Fire: Double chamber deluge valve model VDD

    Swiss Fire: Pi foam technology

Best Port Award

    North Sea Port

    Port of Amsterdam

    Port of Antwerp

    Port of Marseille- Fos

Safety Excellence in Bulk Liquid Storage Award


    Shell Haven Terminal

    Ventspils Nafta Terminals

    Vopak Deer Park Terminal

    VTTI Kenya

Most Efficient Storage Terminal Award


    Euro Tank Terminal, Rotterdam

    Fujairah Oil Terminal

    Lipids Terminal

    Pertamina Labuhan Deli

Biggest Commitment to Environmental Protection Award


    Géosel Storage

    Ventspils Nafta Terminals

    Vopak Eemshaven

Employee of the Year

    Steve Hearn, Integrity and Engineering, Valero

    Ton Klinkenberg, Asset Improvement Manager, CEA Systems

    Jaap Koomen, General Manager, VTTI South Africa

    Colin Pittman, Commercial Director, Advanced Laser Solutions

    Stuart Sharp, Head of Global Sales, Scanjet

Outstanding Achievement Award

    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 event, which is now a fixture in the global storage calendar, 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. 'We were really proud to win the Best Port Award in 2018, which has given us a significant amount of international recognition and media attention.'

For more information on the awards ceremony, including how to book tickets, visit: