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Jun 13, 2024
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Jun 7, 2024
Hoyer has loaded its 7 millionth tank container at the KTL Kombi-Terminal Ludwigshafen in Germany. This involved a Hoyer chemical tank container, which helped to reinforce the terminal’s huge capacity and efficiency. The KTL intermodal terminal is one of the largest, most modern, and efficient transshipment terminals in Europe. It plays a critical role in transferring... [Read More]

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Jun 4, 2024
The logistics sector in Europe has launched the Women in Logistics consortium (WIL). This pioneering industry-wide consortium aims to promote greater gender diversity and inclusion within the traditionally male-dominated logistics sector. Led by Dow and H.Essers, and supported by sector associations ECTA and Cefic, this initiative is joined by six other key players —... [Read More]

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May 31, 2024
Suttons Tankers have nurtured a strong partnership with Alcotra for more than 8 years. Alcotra, a leading ethanol supplier, with over three decades of experience in the UK, requires a reliable, safe, and flexible haulier to ensure impeccable service to their customers. Strategically operating out of Dagenham, Alcotra receives materials by vessel into large, dedicated... [Read More]

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May 31, 2024
Brenntag’s first quarter results were impacted by challenging market conditions. Pricing pressures and lower than expected demand in certain markets and industries, particularly the specialties division, impacted these results. Operating gross profits declined by 5.1% to €984 million. The company’s specialities operating EBITA stood at €107 million while Brenntag... [Read More]

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May 29, 2024
The tank cleaning sector in Europe cannot escape from more stringent environmental legislation that has become law. This will have an impact on tank cleaning businesses as well, as new legislation aims to meet net-zero targets set for 2040 and then 2050. Therefore, EFTCO is keen to warn its members that the sector must look into how these new targets can be met swiftly.... [Read More]

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May 23, 2024
The Fecc Annual Congress is making another return to Sitges/Barcelona in Spain from 11 to 13 September. “Quo Vadis Europe?” is the motto of this year’s European Association of Chemical Distributors’ (Fecc) annual event. There will be an exciting programme with a unique speaker line-up as well as a first-class selection of major topics. These will be highly relevant... [Read More]

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May 20, 2024
The new cotac site in Ludwigshafen, Kaiserwörthhafen, is the first facility of the Multimodal Tank Care joint venture – a partnership between the cotac group and Contargo – to begin operations. According to Dirk Müller, site manager at cotac Ludwigshafen: “Our customers benefit from the fact that we are located in the immediate vicinity of a trimodal container... [Read More]

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May 9, 2024
Abbey Logistics has launched its latest high-capacity non-tipping powder tanks at Lhoist's Hindlow quarry. This marks the completion of its recent batch of eight tanks, supporting the company’s promise of excellence in logistics. With significant support from Sitra Group, Abbey Logistics Group keeps pushing boundaries, expanding and investing in its fleet, improving... [Read More]

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May 8, 2024
Cork, Ireland, is now home to a cuttingedge Upper Tier Seveso storage facility that is setting new standards in safety, security and quality service. Located in the heart of Little Island, this facility is designed to meet the most stringent safety standards while offering customers peace of mind and a wide range of services for both short- and long-term storage. ... [Read More]

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Apr 30, 2024
Suttons Tankers and CF Fertilisers have nurtured a robust partnership over the course of three decades. They have recently introduced new nitric acid tanks into the operation as a demonstration of their ongoing dedication to customer satisfaction and commitment. Suttons are responsible for transporting various products for CF, including nitric acid, ammonia solution,... [Read More]

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Apr 24, 2024
Fleetclean is partnering with Bolondi Cleaning Heads that will allow the company to distribute and deliver a new brand of tank and IBC cleaning heads. Bolondi Cleaning Heads are known for producing high quality, technologically advanced, innovative and reliable products. The cleaning heads are a highly recommended manufacturer and distributer of rotating heads and nozzles... [Read More]

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Apr 18, 2024
The STR Tank-Container Cleaning location in Schwarzheide now has two additional 3,000 sq m covered storage halls. The new state-of-the-art warehouse facilities owned by Berstchi have a combined capacity of 5,200 spaces. This expansion is an addition to the existing warehouse complex and outdoor storage area in Schwarzheide. Back in 2016, STR introduced a warehouse... [Read More]

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Apr 16, 2024
Thanks to innovative recycling techniques, Stolt Tank Containers (STC) is keeping water, energy and detergent usage to a minimum during the cleaning of its tank containers. STC has been trialling new processes at its cleaning depots to recycle water and energy, as well as minimise the need for additives and detergents. This is resulting in significantly less waste,... [Read More]

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Apr 8, 2024
Stolt Tank Containers (STC) has received a gold rating for sustainability by EcoVadis - recognising its exceptional environmental, safety, social, ethical, and governance practices last year. The EcoVadis certification assesses a company's adherence to corporate social responsibility principles and the effectiveness of the company’s sustainability management system.... [Read More]

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Apr 4, 2024
Suttons Tankers has expanded its fuels and bitumen sectors with the addition of its 100th vehicle. The Volvo FM came into service at the start of the year. The new Volvo FMs are 10% more fuel efficient than other units, which contributes to a reduction in carbon emissions. Steve Hassall, fleet director, said: “All fuels trucks are fully fitted with Microlise telematics... [Read More]


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