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Jul 15, 2024
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Jul 10, 2024
International liquid bulk storage company Koole Terminals Group now operates under the name Chane.  The rebranding signifies a further unification of the company, after strengthening its position in the European liquid bulk storage market with the acquisitions of Alkion Terminals in 2022 and Maastank in 2023. John Kraakman, CEO at Chane, said: “We’re starting... [Read More]

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Jul 10, 2024
Here’s a little teaser for all our tank cleaning professionals and for those connected with the industry. This striking image was taken by our team last week on a journey back to the UK from the continent. Can you guess the name of the tank cleaning company and where the image was taken? Here’s a clue – the image was taken in a country that featured in this year’s... [Read More]

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Jul 8, 2024
Brenntag, the global market leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution, announced the acquisition of the assets of Industrial Chemicals Corporation (ICC) in Denver, Colorado, expanding its geographical footprint with a strategic distribution facility to better serve the region. Over the last 60 years, the Biesemeier family built Industrial Chemicals Corporation... [Read More]

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Jul 3, 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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Jun 25, 2024
Suttons Tankers has been awarded a three-year contract renewal with Nynas to move bitumen and bitumen emulsion across the UK. Bitumen is primarily used for industrial purposes: the majority of sites that Suttons deliver into are quarries. The product is often found used in the construction industry but also has waterproofing and adhesive properties which make it a good... [Read More]

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Jun 20, 2024
The 30,000-litre Articulated ADR Tanker, specifically designed for carrying and transporting hazardous and dangerous liquids will be taking to the road following it’s unveiling at Road Transport Expo earlier this month. Manufactured by Yorkshire based RTN Clayton Vallely, the tank is made from 316 stainless steel with a 5mm shell is suitable for Waste ADR products classified... [Read More]

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Jun 13, 2024
HCCR, the Hamburger Container- und Chassis-Reparatur-Gesellschaft, is one of the largest providers of technical and logistical services relating to containers. It is centrally and conveniently located in the Port of Hamburg and is easily accessible via the A1 and A7 motorways. Success The company currently employs 200 people and, since 1980, has been working with global... [Read More]

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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]

cleaning
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]

cleaning
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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