Maikel Van Nijnatten from Tradebe explains how evolving product demand is making diversification essential
In October 2020, Spanish hydrocarbon storage company Tradebe Port Services, a division of the Tradebe group, bought TWG Tanklager Wilhelmsburg, a chemicals storage provider in the Seaport of Hamburg, Germany, from BDH Biodiesel Hamburg.
The TWG site comprises 14 storage tanks with a capacity to store 34,500 m3 of class B hydrocarbons, chemicals and speciality chemical products, with tank sizes from 500-6,000 m3. Its jetty, which has a 9 m draught, can accommodate seagoing vessels up to 230 m in length, and it is well-connected to road and rail networks.
The now renamed Tradebe Hamburg is Tradebe Port Services’ second terminal. Its first, in Barcelona, has a total capacity of 453,000 m3 in 29 tanks, ranging in size from 5,000-24,000 m3.
Tank Storage Magazine was keen to find out why Tradebe Port Services had inves...