Stolt Tank Containers (STC) has opened a new ISO tank depot in Scotland.
Tank Wash Scotland is now operational in Grangemouth, Scotland. The city is home to Scotland's largest port, handling nine million tonnes of cargo and over 225,000 shipping containers.
Stolt said this was an ideal place for the depot to support customers given its convenient connections to the local rail freight network and close proximity to Scotland’s main road arteries.
The depot provides cleaning, heating, storage and repair facilities for road tankers, third party tank container owners and STC’s own tanks. It features one segregated drive-through food bay, six fixed food bays, two drive-through chemical bays for road tankers and ISO tanks, three test bays, three hot work repair bays, 12 steam-heating bays and parking for 30 trucks.
A wastewater treatment plant offers a sustainable solution for handling waste, limiting water use and reducing transport-related CO2 emissions.
Michael Kramer, president, Stolt Tank Containers, said: “I am delighted to announce that our latest depot is now up and running.
“Our long-standing relationships with customers, coupled with the expertise of our highly experienced local team will deliver value and quality to local markets. This is another step in our journey to optimise logistics by investing in facilities close to our customers and the digitalisation of our processes.”
Kramer said its investment in modern, efficient facilities at Grangemouth significantly improved the standard of tank cleaning across Scotland.
The site is a member of the National Road Tanker Cleaners Association (NRTCA) and the European Federation of Tank Cleaning Organisations (EFTCO). Its high standards are recognised by SQAS certifications for tank cleaning and food handling.