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Issue Contents


Volume 4
Issue 1

Published:
January 1, 2008

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.

Stepping up to the challenge
Following Paris-based LBC Tank Terminals’ recent foray into the Asian terminal sector, the head of alternative investments for the major shareholder, Challenger Infrastructure Fund, talks to Tank Storage magazine about its future plans Challenger Financial Services is a household name in Australia, known to many as a leading investment, mortgage, funds management and financial services group...
Seizing a sound opportunity
Although Dong Energy might not view storage as its core business, it is still managing to keep ahead of its competitors Dong Energy ¿ the result of a merger between Dong, Elsam, NESA, Energi E2, Frederiksberg Forsyning and the electricity division of KÀbenhavns Energi ¿ is the leading Danish energy company...
Russia revolutionises the Baltic: from mutual reliance to the cold shoulder
Politics, history and Slavic pride are at the root of so much that goes on in the former Soviet Union...
From saunas to storage
Key oil and petrochemical hubs in the region have prompted StocExpo to hold its newest show in Helsinki It is not as far north as Lapland, and since Christmas has just passed Santa Claus will not be making a guest appearance, but Helsinki, situated on FinlandÍs southern tip, will prove an exciting destination to celebrate StocExpo Russia and the BalticÍs maiden voyage on 26-27 February...
Automation in the Baltics
The last 10 years have been an interesting period in the history of the Baltic region, with westernisation, together with the resurgence of Russia under Putin, bringing about big changes in the oil and gas industry...
Seal of Approval
By choosing the optimum floating roof tank seal, terminal operators can achieve maximum performance with minimal disruption Design and selection of floating roof seals is a process that requires thorough knowledge of the tank configuration and the properties of the product being stored...
The second Line of Defence
Petrochemical storage facilities are conscious to select the best secondary containment systems, and with growing attention to the environment there is no shortage of companies to supply them The environment is at the top of everyoneÍs agenda...
Safety at the loading bay
Each day throughout the world, thousands of operations to load and off-load petroleum products take place on road tankers, rail tank cars, and marine vessels...
Vapour recovery and emissions control
Increasingly strict environmental controls worldwide are driving the requirement for vapour control of hydrocarbons during storage...
Back to Basics
When it comes to maintaining product homogeneity, sometimes the simpler the mixing system is, the better Keeping a tank in service as much as possible is at the top of the priority list...
Seals for tank roofs
Emissions from tank roofs that do not have proper seals can constitute a significant portion of total emissions from aboveground storage tanks (ASTs)...