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Issue Contents


Volume 14
Issue 4

Published:
August 29, 2018

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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Asia's next petrochemical & oil storage hub
Designed to complement Singapore’s oil and gas storage capabilities, the Tanjung Bin Petrochemical and Maritime Industrial Centre will help create a regional centre for oil and gas services in Asia Strategically positioned on one of the world’s busiest shipping routes, coupled with its proximity to an international oil and gas hub and growth markets, the Tanjung Bin Petrochemical and Maritime Industrial Centre will help create Asia’s next international storage & trading hub...
Singapore's new safety case regime
The new safety case regime enhances and streamlines regulations for major hazard installations and promotes a better understanding of major accident hazards and risks...
Implementation of ISO 45001 - an industrial experience
ISO 45001 is a new international standard for occupational health and safety (OH&S) that was finalised and published in March 2018...
Compelling strategic storage in Singapore
With strong demand for transportation fuels and petroleum products in the foreseeable future, Jurong Port TankTerminals will leverage several strategic benefits to capitalise on Singapore’s premier oil & gas position Against a fluctuating oil price market and evolving trade flows, Asia continues to be a leading demand driver in key energy markets, increasing by 280% over the last 45 years...
Asian storage - the opportunities and challenges
Asian bulk liquid terminal operators will tell you that they have seen better days...
IMO 2020: the big debate
In less than two years, what has been described as the biggest disruption to the shipping and oil industry will take place...
Is the price still right?
A lot has changed in the space of 12 months. A year ago, oil was in an apparently sustained downturn...
UK tank storage - a need to react and adapt
Peter Davidson, executive director of UK-based Tank Storage Association examines the challenges facing the bulk liquid storage sector in the UK and how the industry needs to react and adapt to this ever-changing market The bulk liquid storage sector is facing many challenges, both in the UK and globally...
International ambition fuels port potential
Located next to one of the most important petrochemical clusters in southern Europe, the Port of Tarragona’s potential to optimise trade flows from the East into Europe is fuelling its growth ambition...
A Mediterranean port alternative for Europe
Situated on a major international shipping route, the Port of Marseille Fos positions itself as a southern alternative to the congested ports of northern Europe and has plenty of potential to increase its logistic and industrial capabilities The largest port in France and a natural gateway to Europe, the Port of Marseille Fos has several strategic advantages, including no tide, no lock and a deep draft, that underpin its importance in the continent’s chemical and petrochemical supply chain...
Securing long-term customer commitment for Indian chemical storage
As per industry estimates, total liquid cargo volume handled at Indian ports during financial year 2017-2018 was 333 to 335 million tonnes (MMT)...
Oil insights from the skies
Oil production has witnessed a significant growth rate in relation to the demand from end-users, urging suppliers to enhance their inventories and infrastructure to store large quantities of crude oil...
Implementing future-proof emission treatment in tank terminals
The world is increasingly focused on reducing the environmental impact of industrial activities...
Storm preparation: wind loading and water currents
In the second of a two-part article series, Philip Myers and Brock Trotter, PEMY Consulting, examine how tank owners & operators can prepare their facilities to minimise the effects of hurricane season The first article, Storm preparation: flood risk and buoyancy hazards, discussed the risks and failure modes associated with flooding and buoyancy caused by hurricanes and tropical storms...
Tank fire incidents: a different outlook
Petroleum liquid storage is a high-capital and major hazardous installation, which impose large loss potentials...
The next generation of tank inspection services
The introduction of full coverage data collection and analysis has prompted TCI Services to develop an integrated digital solution that adds a new dimension to tank inspection...
A question of safety
With a greater focus on safety at marine installations globally, the demand for safe and reliable access systems in ports and storage terminals is a growing concern...
An innovative fire suppression solution
When Saudi Arabian Chevron decided to replace its ageing fire suppression system, it opted for the innovative pressurised instant foam technology...
Holistic approach to fire safety management in storage tanks
Over the 40 years in the process industries a distinctive approach was developed against hazards and failures that cause loss of life and property damages...
An unsinkable, emission & maintenance free floating roof
This unsinkable and maintenance free innovative technology is a seamless non-metallic full contact floating roof...
Are your storage tanks properly insulated?
An important part of a storage tank’s capacity is working above or below ambient temperature...