The Global Tank Storage Awards returns for its fourth edition boasting a whole host of new features including extra judges, a new interactive website, enhanced categories and video nominations.
The awards ceremony and gala dinner returns to the Floating Pavilion on March 10, 2020 after the first day of StocExpo Europe.
New judges joining the panel this year include:
• Leo Brand, chief information officer for Vopak
• Guy Bessant, president, Stolthaven Terminals
• Hugh Carmichael, director feedstocks trading and shipping at Ineos
• Earl Crochet, director of engineering and operational optimisation at Kinder Morgan
• Craig Garbutt, terminal manager for North East terminals at Navigator Terminals UK
• Fahad Askar, COO of Horizon Terminals
An all-new website has been created to make submitting nominations quicker and easier. A key feature of the new website is an easy, user-friendly platform where you can save, amend and track your nominations. All entrants will have their own account, allowing access to a live tracking feature, displaying the status of each nomination.
For the first time in 2020, companies are also able to enter their nomination via video.
Once nominations close in February 2020, all 15 judges will be able to log on to this website to view nominations and videos, submit their feedback and ultimately decide on the award winners.
Following feedback from previous years, two new categories have been launched for 2020. The Port Innovation Award will recognise the port that is working the hardest to create a circular economy, digitalise its offering or use new technology to improve overall customer service & efficiency.
The Emerging Technology Award will recognise a cutting-edge technology that allows forward-thinking storage terminals to keep pace with a rapidly changing working environment.
Submitting a nomination is absolutely free. It gives people the opportunity to present their company or technology to a panel of 15 respected experts within the tank storage sector, as well as receiving worldwide exposure.
Winners will be acknowledged as leaders in their field, generating excellent marketing opportunities, boosting the company's reputation and helping to attract new customers.
Previous winners at the Global Tank Storage Awards include Saudi Aramco, LBC Cepsa, Euro Tank Terminal Rotterdam, Shell Haven UK, Vopak Terminal Eemshaven, Emerson, Implico, EEMUA and many more.
For more information, to see the new website and to submit a free nomination visit www.tankstoragemag.com/awards.