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Issue Contents


Volume 12
Issue 4

Published:
September 7, 2016

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.

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The rise of petroleum storage in Asia
In the last few years Asian oil markets have experienced significant changes (both from global and local factors)...
Future proofing tank storage operations
The US is in the midst of an energy renaissance. Advances in hydraulic fracturing technology have enabled the US to add more than 4...
Oiltanking returns to Indonesia
Strategically positioned in the Singapore Straits and perfectly placed to participate in Platt’s trading environment,Oiltanking Karimun is the manifestation of the company’s continued investment in the region to maintain its competitive advantage...
Storage equilibrium in Singapore
As land scarcity on Jurong Island constrains oil storage expansion, Stolthaven Singapore’s chemical facility is enjoying a happy equilibrium in the logistics supply chain...
Logistical expertise to satisfy Asia's demand
VTTI’s ATT Tanjung Bin has positioned itself to absorb the growing demand for fuel oil in Asia following an expansion of its facility in 2015...
Tank storage - worth the investment risk
The global bulk liquids storage and infrastructure industry sits in the middle of a very active merger and acquisition market and there is no sign of this slowing, given underlying business drivers and the intentions of key transaction players...
Asia: The global energy driver
The emergence of China’s teapot refineries as well as growth of the one belt, one road mega project and India’s insatiable energy demand are helping to future proof Asia in the global storage market...
Spearheading storage efficiency
A series of investments to further improve productivity and efficiency across all of Tepsa’s facilities will position the company as one of the main storage players in Spain...
Port potential drives storage opportunities
The Port of Tarragona is developing itself as central chemicals hub in the Mediterranean with further expansion projects on the horizonThe Port of Tarragona benefits from several strategically unique factors which it is seeking to capitalise on further to elevate itself as a chemical logistics hub...
Leveraging supply chain opportunities
The expansion of Arabian Chemical Terminals (ACT) to satisfy the growing demand for specialty chemical storagewill help to create a seamless supply chain operation in Saudi Arabia...
Changing chemical storage dynamics
There are a number of trends impacting the outlook of the global chemical storage market...
Chemical storage opportunities in Europe
The chemical and petrochemical industry in Europe is undergoing a welcomed resurgence, with growth of 3% per year predicted for the next five years...
Effective protection for secondary containment areas in chemical storage
Protecting the inside of chemical storage tanks from corrosion and leakage is of paramount concern to bulk liquid storage facilities, tank farms and chemical processing operators...
Robotics and induction herald greener tank refurbishment
RPR Technologies combines a patented induction technology and robotics to reduce cost, down time and the environmental impact of tank refurbishment...
Navigating the spectrum of internal floating roofs
Internal floating roofs (IFRs) have been used and proven for many decades in storage tanks all over the world...
Investing in safe access and loading arms best practice
Loadtec Engineered Systems’ first distributor training event in Italy provided a comprehensive overview of the nuances of the safe access and loading arms industry...
Lowering storage tank emissions
Storage tank vapour emissions have experienced significant reductions over the past 30 years...
All in one armour for secondary containment
A revolutionary new secondary containment bund lining solution is a world first in tank storageThere have broadly been two approaches to creating secondary containment bunds within tank storage facilities, ‘hard’ and ‘soft’...
LNG: The energy of tomorrow
One of the most pressing challenges today are issues relating to energy...
Instilling industry-wide NDT best practice
Inspection of facilities and assets is a key part of operating an efficient and safe working environment in the storage industry...
Why jack a tank?
Tank jacking is perceived by some as an additional cost to tank repair works, however it is a crucial part of ensuring long-term usage of storage tanks...
The importance of checking for corrosion under insulation
For storage terminals, the quality and safety of the tankage is essential in the daily operations of the site...