Milwaukee terminal dedicated to biofuels
Jan 30, 2009 8:43 AM
Innovation Fuels, and Tanco Milwaukee LLC, an affiliate of Hammond IN-based Wolf Lake Terminals, have partnered to operate a 312,000 barrel (45,000 metric tons) capacity terminal in the Port of Milwaukee WI.
The terminal will operated under the name of Innovation Fuels Tanco Milwaukee and will be dedicated to renewable fuels.
Innovation Fuels announced earlier the closing of the Milwaukee terminal. Originally built as Shell Oilís Milwaukee headquarters in the 1950s and acquired from NuStar Energy LP, the terminal includes a 20,000-square-foot warehouse, executive offices. and a garage.
The Milwaukee site features existing truck and rail loading infrastructure, with highway access and is served by two Class I railways, the Union Pacific Railroad and the Canadian Pacific Railroad. In addition, the Port of Milwaukee has international shipping access via the St Lawrence Seaway and can receive river barge cargo via the Mississippi. The facility also has an idled connection to the Westshore petroleum pipeline, which could be used to bring in diesel and gasoline to the terminal for blending with renewable fuels, such as biodiesel and ethanol.
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