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Volume 1
Issue 3

Published:
September 1, 2005

Tank Storage Magazine is the leading industry publication dedicated exclusively to the bulk liquid storage industry. It is read by terminal managers, senior engineers, logistics/distribution managers and CEOs within oil, gas and petrochemical facilities as well as third party terminal operators.

A one-year, 6-issue subscription costs €210/$243. Individual back issues can be purchased at a cost of €45 each.

COMMENT
Counting the cost of Hurricane Katrina. ...
TERMINAL NEWS
Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina • Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina • Kinder Morgan acquisitions • Crude Holdings buys stake in World Point • De Rijke taking over Wetro Europoort • Floating Storage Oil Unit for Ghana • New Westway brand name • TEPPCO buys Houston assets • Vopak developments in Rotterdam and China • Valero in Mexican pipeline deal • Valero sells pipeline and terminals • Titan investment in China • Tekfen wins Kuwait order • Sunoco completes Texas acquisition • Oiltanking expands in Singapore, Oman and China • Plains All American builds terminal in Louisiana • Oiltanking adapts for chemicals at Tallinn • Hyundai wins tank order • Eastern Tankstore branches out in China • Qingdao in joint venture • Chemicals associations team up ...
SUPPLIER NEWS
BRC chooses Endress+Hauser system • Tankbank forge strategic relationship • Portable gauges with automation benefits • Emerson's new flowmeter ...
SHIPPING NEWS
Tokyo MOU inspection crackdown • Tougher EC sanctions for ship-source pollution • China, Australia and UK make shippers pay for oil spills • Tankers visiting Valdez must pay property tax ...
Profile: Ulf Vleeshouwers, Managing Director of Nordic Storage, talks about the challenges and opportunities of being a terminal operator in the Baltic region...
In recent times, contango in the oil market has been a key business driver for terminal operators in the Baltic, says Ulf Vleeshouwers...
REGIONAL SURVEY: BALTIC
National oil companies in the Middle East guard their nations oil wealth closely, so there's limited room for independents in the energy sector...
FALLS FROM HEIGHT
The UK government introduced new Work at Height legislation in April 2005 in an attempt to tackle the problem of falls from height, which account for nearly 15% of all workplace accidents in Britain and are the biggest cause of fatal injuries...
STOCWATCH:
Despite a huge 80% increase in floorspace from the 2005 event, StocExpo 2006 looks well on the way to being a sell out...
ILTA REVIEW
For the second year running, the ILTA's annual conference and trade show took place at the Hilton Americas-Houston and the adjacent George R...
TANK INSPECTION & LEAK DETECTION
I f you ask anybody involved in tank inspection - from the technology manufacturers and service providers to consultants and the tank owners themselves - what the most significant development has been in the inspection and leak detection market in the past five years, you'll get a different answer every time...
VALVES, ACTUATORS & COUPLINGS
Today's valves, actuators and couplings are expected to meet a wide range of increasingly stringent demands, as terminal operators grapple with the issues of safety and environmental regulation - while also focusing on process automation and cost control...
TERMINAL AUTOMATION
Automation technology developers continually adapt to the tightening requirements for safety, security and environmental protection...
TANK ROOFS AND DOMES
While more than 10,000 aluminium domes have been installed on petrochemical storage tanks in the United States, only a fraction of that number have been installed in the rest of the world says Jeannie Campbell, Vice President at aluminium dome supplier Conservatek...
REGULATIONS
The revised standard is now known as "Standard for the Inspection of Aboveground Storage Tanks...