Mar 16, 2023
Global tank container fleet reaches 801,800 units
Mar 13, 2023
Petregaz, a subsidiary of the Petredec Group, has concluded an agreement to acquire the 35 LPG trucks and tankers from OneLogix. The OneLogix Group will retain its other assets and businesses. The agreement is effective from 1 April with all suspensive conditions having already been met. Through the acquisition of these assets, Petregaz will be able to expand its supply... [Read More]

Mar 10, 2023
Cleaning containers between two loads is an essential link in the vitally important logistics supply chain. This critical cleaning stage contributes to the required safety standards for transporting sensitive products. Since 1998, Samat has been able to provide a complete cleaning service thanks to its subsidiary Resoclean. The six stations throughout France offer... [Read More]

Mar 6, 2023
Global integrated logistics company ASCO is investing over £10 million (€13 million) in its UK operations. The investment adds to ASCO’s current low carbon transport fleet fuelled with hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) and improve efficiencies across ASCO's UK service lines, including enhanced space and services within its Environmental Services business. Steve Mitchell,... [Read More]

Mar 1, 2023
Yannick Timmel, the owner of Timmel Freres tank cleaning facility in France, took time out of his busy schedule to speak to Tank Cleaning Magazine about his company’s operations. Mr Timmel, whose family started the tank cleaning business in 1978, said operations have remained very busy over the years despite, for example, during the pandemic years. Challenging times... [Read More]

Feb 24, 2023
Royal Den Hartogh Logistics is pushing ahead with its sustainability ambitions with the addition of its first Volvo FM Electric truck. Den Hartogh wants to have reduced its transport-related CO2 emissions by 25% and to be fully CO2 neutral in 2050. Joep Aerts, business unit Director liquid logistics, said: “The Volvo FM truck will be used in the Rotterdam cluster... [Read More]

Feb 16, 2023
VTG is terminating its tank container transport and logistics business and will discontinue the relevant activities by the end of the second quarter of this year. Discontinuing all the tank container logistics activities of VTG Tanktainer will also involve closing its international subsidiaries, with the exception of the joint venture Shanghai COSCO VTG Tanktainer. VTG... [Read More]

Feb 15, 2023
Freund is a well-known player in the field of dry bulk transport with more than 225 truck combinations. The German-based company recently completed a new dry bulk cleaning facility that was commissioned at its headquarters in Kerpen. The new cleaning station consists of two bays for interior cleaning and in addition two drying bays. With sophisticated software the... [Read More]

Feb 13, 2023
Legend Group has announced that it has expanded its footprint in India with the opening of a new container depot. Legend Container Depot in Kandla was officially opened on 25 January this year. This event marked the opening of the firm’s second depot in the country after successfully starting up and operating its tank depot in Nhava Sheva in January. Strategically... [Read More]

Feb 10, 2023
Boasso Global and Quala are to merge their businesses to create one of the leading infrastructure services solution providers for the liquid bulk logistics industry. The transaction is supported by a new investment from Boasso’s majority shareholder, KKR, which will inject further growth capital into Boasso to facilitate the merger with Quala. Quala is one of the... [Read More]

Feb 1, 2023
Van den Bosch is expanding its deep-sea activities with the purchase of 500 additional 20 ft tank containers. These ISO tank containers were immediately put into use, which enables the logistics service provider to respond to the growing demand from the African market for deep-sea transport with ISO tanks for the food industry. Van den Bosch runs its deep-sea activities... [Read More]

Jan 23, 2023
As part of the chemical and food logistics chain, the European Federation of Tank Cleaning Organisations (EFTCO) and its associated cleaning stations have always focused on their responsibilities for food safety, hygiene and of course, sustainability. Becoming more environmentally friendly and cutting waste has become an urgent priority. That is why the ECLIC board,... [Read More]

Jan 16, 2023
Boasso Global, a provider of cleaning, depot, maintenance and transportation services for the ISO tank container industry, has officially opened its new headquarters. The grand opening celebration in the Water Street Tampa community was held on 11 January and was attended by Boasso Global’s team, Tampa Bay’s Mayor Jane Castor, Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce members,... [Read More]

Jan 12, 2023
Dinges Logistics has expanded its fleet with an additional reachstacker for empty containers. This decision is based on the fact the company opened another site last year, which offers an additional logistics space of approximately 15,000 square meters. The storage capacity for empty containers has now been increased. In order to still ensure proper logistical processes... [Read More]

Jan 11, 2023
Wilhelm Ernst, or Ernst Logistiks, has been running successfully since it started in the road haulage business in 1928. The family business developed and evolved from the transportation of bitumen in the 1950s and the transportation of silo products such as flour in the 1960s to becoming a provider of broad logistic services for tank trucks and tank containers. The... [Read More]

Jan 6, 2023
Vopak and Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies have agreed a joint venture for hydrogen storage, transport and supply. LOHC Logistix will be based on Hydrogenious’ Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) technology. Located in Germany, it will support both parties to facilitate their efforts to supply green hydrogen to off-takers, using LOHC-based transportation via ship,... [Read More]

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