Volume: 13
Issue: 7

Published:
December 31, 2017

Tank Storage Magazine

Tank Storage Magazine is the leading industry publication dedicated exclusively to the bulk liquid storage industry. It is read by terminal managers, senior engineers, logistics/distribution managers and CEOs within oil, gas and petrochemical facilities as well as third party terminal operators.



Headlines


Transforming the energy sector

The international energy sector will be significantly reshaped over the next 20 years as the US rises to become the undisputed global oil and gas leader and reorients global trade flows, according to the IEA’s 2017 World Energy Outlook A radical reshaping of the energy sector driven by production ...


IMO sulphur fuel cap: what now?

Charles Daly examines the possible avenues various supply chain players will take to adhere to the IMO’s new cap on the sulphur content in bunker fuel After much deliberation and consultancy work, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has finally decided that the global cap on ship’s fue...


An international concept in a captive market

Executives at Oiltanking Matola explain how they are introducing the independent storage model in sub Saharan Africa to create more opportunities for supply chain players Oiltanking Matola is introducing a new storage concept in the captive markets of sub Saharan Africa in a bid to unlock opportunit...


Africa breathes a sigh of relief

As crude prices finally recover, storage operators in the continent are starting to see light at the end of the economic tunnel...


Achieving better risk prevention in Chinese terminals

LBC Shanghai Shipping is making tangible progress towards better risk prevention with the use of a specialised risk prevention management system In recent years, accidents in storage terminals have made headlines in China, prompting local authorities to strengthen regulations and to very significant...


One gauge, double the protection

Radar level gauges with two separate and independent electrical units and a common antenna can provide a cost-effective solution for tank overfill protection...


Tank jacking: reviving an ageing asset

Tank jacking is historically not unknown in Asia. In the early 1970’s tanks were jacked due to settlement problems in Malaysia and Singapore...


Digitalisation: future-proofing terminal operations

The digital revolution has been a long time coming for the storage sector but many operators are now realising the commercial need to further automate processes in an increasingly competitive market...


Tank storage management: from analytics to intelligent automation

Internet of Things technologies promise to generate rich sources and large quantities of data from tank storage operations...


Automating the supply chain

Collaborative tools are helping to automate liquid storage terminals and optimise all multi-modal product movements The efficiency of liquid storage terminals has steadily improved as operators employ web-based collaborative process-optimisation tools to help streamline and enhance supply chain logi...


Overfill prevention guarantees safer operations

A Swiss chemical manufacturer protects their facility and tank transport operators with the latest in overfill prevention and static grounding solutions A European chemical manufacturer looking to enhance safety during the loading of hazardous liquid chemicalsinvested in the latest overfill preventi...


Miniaturisation of rupture disks for chemical tank storage

Miniaturised rupture disks from 1/8” to 1” deliver protection against overpressurisation at low, medium and high set burst pressures For more than 85 years, the rupture disk has served as an effective passive safety mechanism to protect againstoverpressure or potentially damaging vacuum conditio...