Executives at Oiltanking Matola explain how they are introducing the independent storage model in sub Saharan Africa to create more opportunities for supply chain players
Oiltanking Matola is introducing a new storage concept in the captive markets of sub Saharan Africa in a bid to unlock opportunities for suppliers and distributors in the region.
Traditionally, the African storage market is a captive one, comprised of national and international oil companies and traders.
However, since Oiltanking acquired the former Galana Terminais project to enhance its ability to serve new market segments along the east coast of Africa, executives have been nurturing the concept of independent storage to open up the market in this region.
The facility, situated in the Port of Maputo, Mozambique, is Oiltanking’s first petroleum products facility on the African continent, and offers access to fuel importers in Mozambique, the eastern half of South Africa as well as the land-locked countries of ...