Mar 16, 2023
ITCO, the International Tank Container Organisation, has published its 11th Annual Tank Container Fleet Survey. This year’s survey estimates that, at 1 January, the global tank container fleet had reached 801,800 units worldwide, compared to the figure of 737,935 on 1 January 2022, a year-on-year growth of 8.65%. Reflecting continued strong demand for new equipment,... [Read More]

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]

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