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Issue Contents


Volume 6
Issue 3

Published:
May 12, 2010

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.

Is offshore storage driving prices up?
Last year the use of temporary floating tanks for storage became so popular that even investment banks began chartering ships...
A change in direction
Vopak bought a second terminal in Wilmington, North Carolina, 18 months ago and is looking to develop it into a clean fuels distribution point on the East Coast in conjunction with the site’s existing chemical business...
Ever expanding possibilities
As the financial storm subsides it is time for an evaluation...
Complying with ISO/IEC 17025
ISO/IEC 17025 provides accreditation for the procedures carried out by laboratories, ensuring consumers that the products are safe...
Safeguarding commercial interests
Commodities such as crude oil, distillate fuels and petrochemicals are subject to sensitive commercial transactions with price being determined on quantity and quality...
Quality control
FAME and biodiesel are transported, sampled and measured in a similar way to petroleum diesel fuels...
Securing the tanks
With a total capacity of almost 27,000 m3 of hazardous liquid storage space, Terminals Pty (Terminals) is Australia’s largest independent bulk liquid terminalling company...
Corrosion in storage facilities
Wherever fuel is stored or distributed there is a risk of corrosion...
API 650 Appendix H revision
In November last year Addendum 2 was issued for the 11th edition of API Appendix H...
Better safe than sorry
Rim fires in aboveground storage tanks (ASTs) occur every year, frequently caused by lightning strikes...
Responding to new lightning protection recommendations
When lightning struck on or near a petroleum tank at the Magellan Midstream Partners distribution terminal in Kansas City, Kansas, in 2008 the tank, containing approximately 1...
Sensor technology for floating roof tanks
Innovative technology now makes it possible to equip floating roofs with their own eyes and ears so they can sense when conditions are not right, when vital components such as seals are not performing satisfactorily, or when it is in danger of sinking...
StocExpo attracts over 3000 attendees
The three-day conference and exhibition, now in its sixth year, was held in Antwerp and was opened by Danny Deckers, senior advisor MPC for the Antwerp Port Authority...