Over or out RECOVERY The rising cost of disposal is forcing packaging manufacturers to look more closely at material recovery. As Phil Pease reports, a new piece of kit is helping reconditioners deal with used packagings that cannot be refurbished
It’s good to talk CONFERENCE REPORT Antwerp hosted the first ever Oil & Chemical Logistics Networking Event in June. With wavering economic indicators and a lot of engineering upgrades in the pipeline, Europe’s storage terminal operators had a lot to talk about
Two-tier system MARKET A year ago, when it was evident that the world was heading into a deep recession, there were justifiable fears that the European bulk liquids terminal industry would be affected.
The golden fleece EFFICIENCY US-based Odyssey Logistics and Technology continues to see its business grow thanks to its innovative approach to business and the resulting savings and efficiencies it can pass on to customers
Oil and water SALVAGE Blazing tankers may not be entirely a thing of the past but safety standards have certainly improved in recent years. Salvors are finding themselves busier with pollution prevention tasks involving all types of ship, as this look at SMIT’s recent casebook shows
Tank containers in China RESEARCH ITCO’s study on the safe handling of tank containers in China has drawn widely on the opinions of local experts to develop some vital observations on the current state of play and where this major market may be heading next.
Hungary for more EXPANSION TDG has broadened its geographical reach with the opening of a new office in Hungary. Meanwhile, back in the UK it has lengthened its long list of value adding services with the launch of a new recycling scheme for plastics industrial packagings
On the rack SAFETY Occupational health and safety authorities around the world are stressing the importance of reducing the number of trips and falls in the workplace. SafeRack reports on how its products are being applied by storage terminals to prevent falls from tank trucks and containers