MARKET Europe’s storage market is ticking along nicely, in spite of adverse macroeconomic conditions across the continent. Meanwhile, terminal operators are waiting to see what the shale revolution in the US will bring to their business
EXPANSION The annual HCB roundup of global terminal expansion and construction projects sees refinery closures continuing to cause a structural shift in terminal demand, while nervousness over the future rate of economic recovery is keeping a lid on optimism
Loadtec Engineered Systems has delivered two marine gangway systems to Botlek Tank Terminal (BTT) in Rotterdam. The gangways were custom-designed in order to exploit the maximum potential of the Botlek jetty and provide safe man access to the wide range of tankers and barges visiting the facility.
OVERVIEW In most other markets, it has been customary for a few years now to begin a review with a comment on recessionary factors, but that has not been the case with the terminals sector. Last year was no exception and 2012 is already looking good