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Feb 14, 2022
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Feb 9, 2022
ISTOBAL has achieved zero water disposal in its tank cleaning facilities thanks to its pioneering biological recycler with an ultrafiltration system. The system recycles up to 100% of the water in each wash in its most advanced version. It is the first biological cleaning and recycling equipment capable of treating 100% of the water from the vehicle's exterior wash... [Read More]

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Feb 7, 2022
Nuseed Limited has an offtake and market development agreement with bp which will purchase Carinata oil it plans to process for the production of sustainable biofuels. Nuseed Carinata is a non-food cover crop that can be used to produce low-carbon biofuel feedstock that is independently certified, sustainable and scalable. Nufarm CEO Greg Hunt said: “Nuseed Carinata... [Read More]

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Feb 3, 2022
LPW Group’s new tank wash site in central Manchester, UK, has been running well since it opened last October. The LPW tank wash facility, situated next to major motorway links, is a new and accessible facility for the city and surrounding networks. Equipped with the latest technology and equipment, the site provides a specialist cleaning and sanitisation service for... [Read More]

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Feb 1, 2022
Carbon footprint reduction is a declared sustainability target of the HOYER Group. As well as modernising its fleet, the international logistics specialist is focusing on new drive systems with energy sources such as liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG), together with electric stacker truck fleets. HOYER is progressively expanding its fleet with... [Read More]

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Jan 25, 2022
Bertschi Group’s sales exceed CHF $1 billion (€0.97 billion) mark for first time in 2021, with 13% growth. In 2021, Bertschi performed well in a challenging environment and demonstrated the resilience of its business model. With record sales, the company exceeded the one billion mark for the first time. Group-wide sales grew by 13%, with growth in worldwide business... [Read More]

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Jan 24, 2022
Saudi Aramco has laid out plans to produce hydrogen-powered tankers. The oil and gas major’s plan include developing related technologies through the company’s advanced innovation centre, a senior company official said. “Saudi Aramco is cooperating with major motor manufacturers and technology developers to support developing internal combustion engine models,... [Read More]

Feature
Jan 17, 2022
It is true that there are a large number of pump manufacturers out there, but when designing a vehicle, should the pump be left to last as a bolt-on consideration? If all that is required is a cheap and cheerful off-the-shelf pump for a regular, straightforward cleaning job, then perhaps there is no need to go overboard on specification - but what if there are opportunities... [Read More]

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Jan 11, 2022
The European Chemical Transport Association (ECTA) just published two new best practice guidelines for the European chemical logistics industry. ECTA work groups have been focussing on two specific fields – transport order data standards within bulk chemicals and equipment master data. “The objective of this guideline on transport order data standards is to give... [Read More]

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Jan 4, 2022
Businesses operating within the food industry, especially when transporting and handling food on a commercial scale, must ensure that they understand the risks and dangers that can occur if something goes wrong, and put steps in place to take all necessary precautions to avoid an incident occurring. When food substances are unwantedly exposed to the environment, whether... [Read More]

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Jan 4, 2022
Suttons International has completed the asset purchase of the overseas ISO tank containers, personnel, and customer contracts of VTG Tanktainer. This is a subsidiary of VTG Aktiengesellschaft (VTG). Suttons International Limited is part of the family-owned Suttons Group, a logistics business providing end-to-end solutions and services to the bulk liquid, gases and powders... [Read More]

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Dec 29, 2021
Jochen van Hoydonck, business manager at HTC Tank Cleaning Services, explains how the company has diversified from tank cleaning and is now involved with the shipping industry. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and what HTC does? In 1998, HTC started its first tank cleaning station on a strategic location close to the highway between the port of Antwerp,... [Read More]

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Dec 17, 2021
The European Federation of Tank Cleaning Organisations (EFTCO) has announced the successful global membership application of Depotrans Brazil as its latest member. The company is EFTCO’s second global member. DEPOTRANS has proven its quality approach to tank cleaning with the quality audit SASSMAQ - a comparable audit system to SQAS in South America. This was completed... [Read More]

Feature
Dec 15, 2021
Cleaning stations can ensure that they meet hygiene requirements for food and feed transport containers by signing up to the ENFIT High Quality Food (HQF) standard. This standard applies to cleaning stations where containers hold raw material and food and feed. The globally-recognised certification proves that the products have been thoroughly cleaned during each part... [Read More]

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Dec 3, 2021
bp has acquired a 28.57% stake in Gasrec - the UK’s largest dual provider of bio-Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) and bio-Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) to road transport. bp will supply Gasrec with renewable biomethane produced mainly from organic wastes, such as food and dairy manure. The investment will expand bp’s UK footprint in renewable gas production and distribution,... [Read More]

Feature
Dec 1, 2021
Sergio Saez Castro, technical sales manager at TURCO Spain, speaks to Tank Cleaning Magazine about the challenges the company has faced in the past 12 months. Could you introduce yourself to our readers? I am Sergio Sáez Castro, technical sales manager of TURCO Spain, which manufactures cleaning compounds for the tank cleaning industry. Sixty years ago, TURCO started... [Read More]


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