Sep 23, 2022
Tank wash facility up and running successfully
Sep 16, 2022
Square Robot, a robotic tank inspection device, continues its advancement in measuring tank bottom settlement. By inspecting the tank bottom while it is under load, tank owners are able to get a better representation of the tank’s settlement without any concern about the bottom “bouncing back” when it is taken out-of-service for inspection. These advancements... [Read More]

Sep 13, 2022
Logistics solution firm TALKE now has a new look and logo. The corporate design and slogan – “always a smart move” – draw on the company’s 75-year history. The company will start a gradual roll-out of the new corporate identity with immediate effect. In its anniversary year, TALKE has invested a lot of time into defining its position and plotting a path... [Read More]

Sep 12, 2022
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]

Sep 9, 2022
Everyone at Tank Cleaning Magazine has been saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II on September 8. Her Majesty has dedicated a lifetime of service to the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth, and countries far beyond. We can all draw great inspiration from Queen Elizabeth who leaves behind a legacy of dignity, integrity, hard work and compassion.... [Read More]

Sep 8, 2022
Producer of biodiesel from waste Greenergy is increasing production at its Amsterdam biodiesel manufacturing plant by over 25%. As part of the investment, the company is also upgrading its pre-treatment processing capability to treat a wider range of waste oils as feedstocks for biodiesel production. The upgrades will be complete in 2023. With waste oils a proven feedstock... [Read More]

Sep 5, 2022
BOASSO AMERICA™, was established in 1985 and today, as BOASSO GLOBAL, is the leading US provider of depot and road transport services to the bulk liquid industry. The company specialises in supporting the rapid growth of the intermodal tank container industry across the US. Working with a broad client base including both shippers and the world’s leading bulk liquid... [Read More]

Sep 1, 2022
Den Hartogh has been installing telematics on its tank containers for the last 10 years. Now, the logistics company has been celebrating a major milestone as a large part of its isocyanate fleet has been equipped with this IT solution. Den Hartogh can now add a broad variety of sensor information, where temperature and pressure details are vital. Peter Boodt, technical... [Read More]

Aug 26, 2022
Rob Libbers, the manager of Imperial tank cleaning operations in the Netherlands, was closely involved in the Terneuzen project for some time. The former facility - also built by Gröninger - had been in use for 30 years so it was time for an upgrade. The new complex replaces Imperial’s smaller operational site in the town of Axel. It has three separate cleaning bays:... [Read More]

Aug 25, 2022
Two cleaning operatives were killed after descending into a tank in France. The men aged 43 and 47 from Douaisis died on August 22, while working in a workshop of a carrier, installed on an old tile of pit 8, rue Léon-Gambetta. The two maintenance employees, accustomed to repairing tanks, tanks and trailers, descended into a tank that they thought was cleaned. The... [Read More]

Aug 5, 2022
The essential cleaning of large volumes of flour, chocolate and vegetable oils has been made easier in the past year thanks to a new food bay. After extensive trials, the facility, manufactured by OMZ in Italy, was opened at South Eastern Tanker Services (SETS) in Dagenham and has proven to be a success. It has enabled tankers to be cleaned efficiently to ensure raw... [Read More]

Aug 4, 2022
Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners and Joachim Herz Stiftung have together reached an agreement to sell their interest in VTG. The parties have agreed to sell to a consortium of funds managed by Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA). The agreement provides for the sale of a 72.5% majority stake... [Read More]

Aug 2, 2022
Abbey Logistics has taken delivery of seven new generation DAF XF 450 FTP tractor units as part of its ongoing fleet replacement programme. The new tankers continue the long-standing relationship between DAF Trucks and Abbey Logistics. Also joining the fleet are four previous generation DAF XF truck which we are very familiar with and are extremely popular with our... [Read More]

Jul 28, 2022
Van Moer Logistics has completed the acquisition of Broekman Logistics Belgium Antwerp (BLBA). BLBA offers integrated logistics solutions for the chemical bulk industry, such as filling of liquids from tankers to drums and IBCs and repackaging of solids including powders and granulates. BLBA has four service locations on the right bank with a total of 106,000m² of... [Read More]

Jul 21, 2022
The first Isotank storage platform in the south of France is set to be operational next July. Alkion Terminals has received a permit approval for the storage platform from DREAL - the regional directorates for the environment, planning and housing. This will include storage for dangerous goods, including difficult-to-handle chemicals. The new platform at Alkion Terminal... [Read More]

Jul 18, 2022
Evonik and HOYER jointly celebrated the commissioning of a new logistics centre in Essen, Germany, with a symbolic handover of keys. The logistics warehouse represents the high demands of the logistics company specialising in liquid goods in the areas of safety, customer orientation, quality and efficiency. With Supply Chain Solutions, the HOYER Group has a dedicated... [Read More]

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