Europe’s largest liquid bulk port invested more than €300 million in infrastructure improvements in 2018 to enhance its attractiveness for global trade & business. Executives speak to Tank Storage Magazine about why it is a key storage location and what the future holds
For many years, the Port of Rotterdam has been the leader in the throughput and storage of crude oil in Northwest Europe and is one of the leading trading hubs globally for liquid bulk products.
Being one of the leading international liquid bulk hubs, the port is a key focal point in Northwest Europe for production and trade and is the heart of several key refineries such as Shell, BP, ExxonMobil, Gunvor and Vitol. It is also the price benchmark location for Dated Brent CIF and for several oil products and
Coupled with its central location in Europe, strong maritime access as well as the transshipment opportunities and hinterland connections to and from the rest of Europe, it is not surpr...