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Volume 9
Issue 4

Published:
July 22, 2013

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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Uruguay gets connected
Schandy, a partner of Latin American forwarding and logistics network Ultramar Logistics, is building Uruguay’s first independent tank terminal with a pipeline connection to a port...
Full Brazilian?
With the approval of 52 new private port terminals, the country is set for significant growth   Brazil’s liquid storage market has started to enter an important new growth phase...
Opening up the Pana-ramic view
Tank Storage magazine catches up with a project in Panama aimed at widening its famous canal to increase options for bunker and liquid cargo storage   Now at the halfway stage, Panama’s $5...
Turkey: more pros than cons
These are interesting times to be writing about Turkey. This strategically located country, at the crossroads of energy and trading routes linking East and West, has been gripped by weeks of protest and an increasingly authoritarian response from the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who came to power in 2003 and led his Islamic-leaning Justice and Development Party (AKP) to three election victories...
Is Turkey a safe bet?
Turkey is the sixth largest economy in Europe and 17th in the world...
Australia: A wealth of opportunities?
The closure of Australia’s refineries is providing increasing opportunities for bulk liquid terminal operators as the country’s refined petroleum products imports grow...
Playing the long game
Eduard Ruijs, director at First Reserve, explains what he looks for in a terminal investment partnership   Private equity firm First Reserve is perhaps best known among our readers for its involvement in the Bahamas Oil Refining oil storage terminal (BORCO)...
Hats off to Vopak's terminal in Laurenshaven
‘Tank 2001’ is the technical name of this beautiful hand painted tank...
Combatting a multimillion dollar problem
Independent storage terminal operator Oiltanking operates 75 terminals in 23 countries with a total capacity of 20...
Stand and deliver
One specialist safety provider explains the approach it takes to teach storage terminal operators good PPE practices in just 35 minutes   Who knows your terminal storage site better than you? The typical answer is nobody...
Cyprus' crisis
As Cyprus tries to mortgage its energy future, a $300 million oil terminal ramps up construction at the southern port of Vasilikos to capitalise on the island’s location   Earlier this year Cyprus borrowed €10 billion to try and save the island from insolvency after bets its banks made on Greek bonds went south...
A mate for life
Vopak’s CIO Ton van Dijk speaks about the company’s implementation of a new automation system across its 84 terminal locations   This year has so far been a time of change for Emerson Process Management...
Get pulled in by magnet-drive pumps
This leakage-free alternative cuts emissions and reduces maintenance requirements   Due to their leakage-free sealing, centrifugal pumps with magnetic drive conquer a growing share of the centrifugal pump market...