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Don’t miss the latest developments and innovations in the storage tank industry. From cutting-edge technology and equipment, to advancements in safety and environmental practices, stay up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices that are shaping the future of the industry by exploring our technical news section.

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Cleanova Secures Filtration Contract for European Carbon Capture Plant

Cleanova has secured the contract to supply the filtration system for the first full-scale carbon capture facility to be added to a Waste-to-Energy (WtE) facility. The WtE plant, located in Norway, supplies heating and process steam to several industrial customers. The addition of the groundbreaking carbon capture facility will enable

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TotalEnergies Launches Belgium Battery Storage

On 3 April, Belgian Energy Minister Tinne Van der Straeten visited TotalEnergies’ Antwerp refinery battery storage project. TotalEnergies announced the development of a second similar project in Belgium on the occasion. The new project will be developed on the site of TotalEnergies’ depot in Feluy. It will have a power

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Setpoint Partners with Protego

Setpoint Integrated Solutions has announced a strategic alliance with Protego, a global leader in tank equipment and safety solutions for industrial process applications. As of April 1, 2024, Setpoint Integrated Solutions will officially represent the Protego brand across the Texas Gulf Coast, Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi markets. Setpoint Integrated Solutions

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Fives Selected for Renewable Energy Storage Project

Fives has been selected by the Chinese company Zhonglv Zhongke Energy Storage Technology Co for the supply of cryogenic equipment as part of the largest renewable energy storage project on an industrial scale. The storage unit operated by Zhonglv Zhongke Energy Storage Technology Co will be installed in the region

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Tecam Showcases Emissions Treatment at StocExpo 2024

Tecam, a leading environmental technology company, proudly announces its successful participation at StocExpo 2024, the meeting point for tank terminals in Europe. Held on 12-13 March in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, StocExpo provided a key platform for Tecam to exhibit its cutting-edge environmental technology solutions tailored for the tank storage industry.

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Doosan Fuel Cell Passes DNV Test

Doosan Fuel Cell’s solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) stack has passed a DNV environmental test for marine use. Developed by a consortium of Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE), Shell, HyAxiom, and Doosan Fuel Cell, the solid oxide fuel cells are intended to supply large vessels. Passing DNV’s environmental test

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TWTG Introduces Advanced Sensor Fusion Technology

TWTG has announced the launch of new sensor fusion technology for compatible sensors within the company’s NEON product range. Sensor fusion technology represents a significant stride in I-IoT and the industries it serves by combining data from multiple sources to deliver a more comprehensive and accurate overview of industrial systems.

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AUMA launches smart PROFOX-X actuators

Electric actuator manufacturer AUMA has launched the small and smart PROFOX-X actuators, setting new standards in safe and precise valve control in oil and gas applications. ‘With the new PROFOX-X series, plant operators benefit from versatile, future-proof actuators that meet all the requirements of modern plant automation,’ says AUMA product

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Siemens hosts FETSA delegates in StocExpo warm-up

Last night, FETSA members and guests gathered to network and share knowledge at a dinner hosted by Siemens. The company treated attendees to a meal at The Millen, Rotterdam, after a networking reception. Key topics of conversation included the energy trilemma (discover more at StocExpo), reaching a just energy transition,

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CST Industries Acquires Ostsee Tank Solutions

CST Industries, a renowned global leader in storage tanks and covers, has announced the acquisition of Ostsee Tank Solutions, marking a significant step in CST’s strategic growth initiatives. ‘We are thrilled to welcome Ostsee Tank Solutions to the CST Team,’ says Jeff Mueller, president and CEO of CST. ‘This acquisition

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Adriatic LNG Chooses Technip Energies for Offshore Solution

Adriatic LNG has become the world’s first offshore LNG regassification terminal to use Technip Energies’ Loading Systems loading arm, equipped with the Targeting System, designed to maximise the availability of the loading arms regardless of the meteocean conditions. Starting operations in 2009, Adriatic LNG safely received its 1000th LNG carrier

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SAF One Partners with Kent

SAF One, a platform focused on the development of global sustainable aviation fuel solutions, has announced the appointment of Kent, a world-renowned engineering firm, to carry out a technology licensing review for its first synthetic paraffinic kerosene (SPK) production plant. This announcement further underscores the company’s commitment to support the

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Vitol Bunkers Takes Delivery of First Biofuel Barge in Asia

Vitol Bunkers has taken delivery of the Marine Future, its first specialised bunker barge in Singapore, strengthening its position in Asia’s expanding biofuel bunker market. The addition of this specialised IMO type 2 notation bunker tanker to the V-Bunkers fleet will uniquely make it possible to supply biofuel blends including

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TWTG and Aramco sign MoU aiming to accelerate digitalisation

Dutch pioneer in Industrial Internet of Things (I-IoT) solutions, TWTG, and integrated energy and chemical company, Aramco, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for advancing Aramco’s digital transformation of Saudi Arabia’s industrial landscape. Aramco is embracing digital transformation as a means to enhance operational efficiency, prioritise safety, and reduce

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Uniper Partners with Evonik for Sustainable Heating

This year, industrial waste heat from Evonik is to be used to supply district heating to Uniper customers in the Ruhr region. Representatives of Evonik and Uniper met at Uniper Wärme in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, to sign the official start of the project. Uniper is initially installing an innovative high-temperature heat

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Emerson Named ‘Industrial IoT Company of the Year’

Technology and software company, Emerson has been named IoT Breakthrough ‘Industrial IoT Company of the Year’ for the sixth time. The 2024 award recognises Emerson’s advances in sustainability-enabling technologies and software, efforts to accelerate the development and delivery of life-saving drugs, and the company’s Boundless Automation vision of a next-generation,

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Emerson Launches Pilot-Operated Relief Valve

Emerson has introduced the Fisher 63EGLP-16 Pilot Operated Relief Valve for installation on pressurised bullet tanks used to store liquid propane and anhydrous ammonia. This type of pressure relief valve (PRV) is typically installed on tanks fabricated by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), who provide them to end users, engineering firms

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Essar to partner with Topsoe at Stanlow refinery

Essar Oil UK has selected Topsoe as a second key licensor technology provider for the planned EET Industrial Carbon Capture (“ICC”) facility based at Stanlow, UK. This is a pivotal step towards Essar’s $1.2 billion (€1.1 billion) investment in decarbonising the Stanlow refinery, by reducing around 2 million tonnes of

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East Africa crude oil pipeline to use satellite technology

The world’s longest heated crude oil pipeline, carrying oil from Uganda to the Indian Ocean coast of Tanzania, will use a cocoon of electrical and fibre-optic cables along its entire 1,443 km length to provide heat and real-time satellite surveillance to prevent leaks. The East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP),

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TÜV Rheinland expands Italy service portfolio

TÜV Rheinland has acquired HON Consulting Srl, a company specialised in functional safety and cybersecurity services for machinery and plants based in Prato, Italy, in a strategic move to strengthen its services in the non-statutory markets. The acquisition was completed on November 8, 2023, with TÜV Rheinland Italia Srl assuming

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Emerson announces Coriolis mass flow meters

Emerson has announced the introduction of the Micro Motion G-Series line of Coriolis mass flow and density meters. The Micro Motion G-Series Coriolis flow and density meter offers the same level of quality and reliability as standard designs, in a much smaller and lighter form factor. Compared to traditional volumetric

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Sherwin-Williams launches new insulative coating

The new Heat-Flex 7000 thermal insulative coating system from Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine offers personnel protection, insulating capabilities and solar heat reflectivity for an array of industrial applications. The single-component, spray-applied coating system meets Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards for protecting personnel from skin-contact burns on assets operating at

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Emerson software optimises asset maintenance

Emerson has announced the Plantweb Insight Valve Health Application, a powerful software tool that combines Fisher control valve expertise with advanced analytic algorithms. The new app makes it possible for users to visualise an entire connected fleet of valves, while prioritising actions based on the health index of each valve.

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Emerson’s new digital valve controller to offer embedded edge computing

Emerson has announced the Fisher FIELDVUE DVC7K Digital Valve Controller, a new design improving upon 30 years of field-proven innovation. The DVC7K features Advice at the DeviceTM technology with embedded computing and analytics that convert raw data into actionable information locally with Bluetooth capability, within the device. This means maintenance

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Balticconnector natural gas pipeline shutdown and inspection to begin

Gasgrid Finland and the Estonian gas transmission system operator Elering AS has announced an inspection into the Balticconectors operation has begun. This is due to an unusual drop in pressure in the Balticconnector offshore gas pipeline that runs between the countries on the small hours of October 8, 2023. The

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Alternative Environmental Technologies reaches milestone

Alternative Environmental Technologies (AET) has announced that its design, procurement, assembly, and installation work of the initial SULFEX commercialisation project is near 70% completion. The process is being installed at a liquid fuels pipeline terminal on the United States East Coast. Site work is planned to begin shortly. The 1000

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GE Vernova announces AI-powered carbon emissions management software

GE Vernova’s digital business has announced release of CERius, a carbon emissions management software designed to help energy companies progress toward their net-zero goals using data precision and abatement planning capabilities. CERius is designed to enable organisations to more accurately measure, manage, and operationalise certain insights needed to help companies

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Svanehøj to supply pumps for the third northern lights LCO2 carrier

Supplier of CO2 pumps, Svanehøj has announced that the world’s three largest dedicated CO2 ships are now on its reference list. Northern Lights (a joint-venture of Shell, Equinor, and TotalEnergies) is increasing its CO2 shipping capacity with its third LCO2 carrier and has chosen Svanehøj to supply the cargo pump

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NZTC awards £9 million to technologies to accelerate net zero

Over £9 million (€10.5 million) has been awarded to data and digital technologies that will enable the energy transition, as part of Net Zero Technology Centre’s (NZTC) 2023 open innovation programme. £3 million came from NZTC and over £6 million co-funded by industry. A total of 143 businesses from across

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Plastic Omnium to set up hydrogen production plant

Plastic Omnium has announced plans to build the largest North American hydrogen storage manufacturing plant in Grand Blanc Township, Michigan, to supply a major American automaker. The group will design, develop and produce high-pressure hydrogen storage systems for medium and heavy-duty zero emissions mobility. In addition, a state-of-the-art validation and

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