MIDDLE EAST The rise of the Middle East as a powerhouse of petrochemical production is by now well rehearsed. But what does its position mean for the storage terminal sector and how will be it affected by the recent collapse in oil prices?
CONFERENCE REPORT Tank World Expo is a relatively new event, dedicated to the Middle Eastern tank storage business. But is that region markedly different from any other? There were differing viewpoints on offer during the conference sessions
LPG TANKERS The development of shale gas resources in North America could have a significant impact on global LPG tanker trades. At least, that is what operators are hoping as they seek new trades to soak up the growing fleet supply
MIDDLE EAST Port congestion, growing petrochemical output and cost advantages all point to the Middle East as offering considerable potential for tank container operators, says Leslie McCune* in his latest report for ITCO