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Terminal News

Vopak to expand Houston storage capacity

Vopak Americas is expanding its Deer Park storage terminal with the construction of 10 new tanks.

The expansion of the facility on the Houston Ship Channel will add 138,000 m3 of capacity and related infrastructure to receive, store and export ethanol and biodiesel products.

Matrix Service has been awarded the engineering, fabrication, procurement and construction project and work started in mid-December 2016. It is expected to be commissioned in the first quarter of 2019.

Boudewijn Siemons, divisional president for Vopak Americas, says: 'We are excited to be expanding our Deer Park terminal with a state-of-the-art zero emission tank capacity and relevant infrastructure.

'Sustainability is a core value at Vopak and this investment ensure all emissions, including tank venting are captured and destroyed.'