Feb 26, 2024
Building on its success
Feb 19, 2024
Waste management company CSG has invested almost £1 million (€1.15 million) in new equipment to dramatically improve performance including four specially built tankers. CSG has purchased two high performance rigid vacuum tankers and a long-distance articulated liquid ring tanker, along with a KOKS CycloVac HVAM (Disab tanker), costing a total of more than £930,000... [Read More]

Feb 15, 2024
Dinges Logistics has opened its newest site in Grünstadt. This expansion marks a significant step in the company's growth strategy and reinforces its commitment to further strengthen its market position. The new site is strategically located and provides an additional 5,000 square meters of logistics space, which serves as valuable parking space for the vehicle fleet.... [Read More]

Feb 9, 2024
Barry Mol has been appointed as the new managing director of the European business unit liquids at Bertschi Group. According to Bertschi, This marks a significant moment for the company as he steps into this pivotal role. Barry’s impressive track record within Bertschi, spanning operations, business development and his tenure as subsidiary manager of Bertschi Netherlands,... [Read More]

Feb 7, 2024
It’s been a busy 12 months for APLICA – a founding member of the European Federation of Tank Cleaning Organisations more than 30 years ago. Membership over the past year has increased steadily with several new tank cleaning companies signing up. APLICA is made up of companies whose primary activity is the internal cleaning of road tankers – an essential cog in the... [Read More]

Feb 2, 2024
Stolt Tank Containers (STC) reported fourth-quarter revenue of $150 million (€137 million), significantly down from $228.5 million (€209 million), in the fourth quarter of 2022. Transport revenue decreased by 36.2%, driven by lower ocean transport rates, and demurrage revenue fell by 35.1%. This was partly offset by a 14.6% increase in shipments. STC reported a fourth-quarter... [Read More]

Jan 22, 2024
British logistics firm Wincanton is in the process of being taken over by French shipping firm CMA CGM in a deal worth $700 million (€642 million). This will enable the Marseille-based group's push in logistics into the UK supermarket sector. The acquisition, reported by Reuters, will allow CMA CGM to add a new layer of expertise on warehousing management and grocery. Wincanton... [Read More]

Jan 17, 2024
Vervaeke, a European leader in tank transport for the chemical and petrochemical sectors, will handle the distribution of air gases, carbon dioxide, helium and hydrogen for Messer in the Benelux. The Belgian group is taking an important step towards a key role in gas distribution. From 2025, the company will ensure the complete distribution of deep-cooled gases (argon,... [Read More]

Jan 16, 2024
The chemical transport and logistics sector faced several geopolitical conflicts around the world, which had an immediate and significant impact on the social and economic life in all EU countries in 2023. ECTA members experienced declining and unpredictable transportation volumes, fluctuating fuel prices and high inflation rates. At the same time, Europe’s sustainability... [Read More]

Jan 11, 2024
Kube & Kubenz has added tank container heating services at its Bergheim depot. A water-glycol heating unit can offer temperatures of up to 95°C for four containers simultaneously. Certain ADR products can also be handled at the facility. The Bergheim depot was opened last June, offering storage for up to 120 tank containers. The foundations for Kube & Kubenz were laid... [Read More]

Jan 10, 2024
In the dynamic landscape of Spanish industrial tank cleaning, the country’s association of tank cleaning stations (ANLIC) has reiterated its unwavering commitment to excellence, environmental responsibility and industry advancement. ANLIC , or the Asociación Nacional de Lavaderos de Interiores de Cisternas, is the Spanish association of certified tank cleaning stations.... [Read More]

Jan 3, 2024
The development and growth of tank container operations globally is dependent upon there being suitable cleaning stations available in the many – and diverse – locations and routes where tank containers trade. The Kluthe Group, with its headquarters in Heidelberg, is a family-owned producer of chemical products for surface treatment. Tank cleaning is a significant... [Read More]

Dec 22, 2023
Tank Cleaning Magazine wishes a happy and restful festive period to all of our readers. Thank you for following us, and we look forward to resuming activity on 2 January 2024. ... [Read More]

Dec 21, 2023
HÜNI+CO and Van Moer Logistics are expanding their services for the coating of tank containers in the port of Antwerp as part of an exclusive partnership. The logistics service provider Van Moer Logistics already offers minor repairs to tank container coatings in its HÜNI+CO-certified depot in the port of Antwerp. Starting this summer, the two companies will also... [Read More]

Dec 12, 2023
There are hundreds of cleaning stations located across the continent and millions of European Federation of Tank Cleaning Organisations (EFTCO) Cleaning Documents (ECD) are issued to companies. EFTCO and its associated cleaning stations have always focused on their responsibilities for food safety, hygiene as well as sustainability. Growing membership EFTCO currently... [Read More]

Dec 11, 2023
Bio-LNG supplier Gasrec has announced several new deals to strengthen the resilience of its supply chain as the company prepares for considerable expansion over the next few years, with three new refuelling locations to open before the end of the first quarter of next year. The business reported an all-time sales spike for biomethane across the road transport sector,... [Read More]

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