Transloading en American PetroLog receives safety grant from Texas Mutual Insurance <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Texas Mutual Insurance Company, the state&#39;s leading workers&#39; compensation provider, has named American PetroLog a recipient of a safety grant in a newly created program that provides funds to be used toward the cost of personal protective equipment (PPE) or other safety-related equipment.</p> <p>American PetroLog&#39;s Venus TX Terminal Manager, Earl Dickey, said: &quot;My primary focus is maintaining a safe workplace and keeping our Venus facility claim free by adhering to our safety procedures. My obligation to my team is to get them home safely every night.&quot;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transloading News Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:14:00 +0000 55811 at American PetroLog receives 2017 Best of Lafayette Award for logistics services <div class="node-body article-body"><p>American PetroLog has been selected for 2017 Best of Lafayette Award in the Logistics Services category by the Lafayette Award Program in Lafayette LA.</p> <p>Each year, the Lafayette Award Program identifies companies that have achieved exceptional success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tank Fleets Transloading News Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:04:00 +0000 55771 at Environmental extremists arrested for protests at Kinder Morgan terminal in California <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Several environmental extremists were arrested for blocking gates at Kinder Morgan&rsquo;s Richmond CA terminal on July 31. Purportedly, they were protesting construction of Kinder Morgan&rsquo;s new Trans Mountain pipeline in Canada.</p> <p>When completed, the project would triple the capacity of an existing Canadian pipeline running from Edmonton AB to Burnaby BC&mdash;an increase to 890,000 barrels per day. This project is based on the extraction of tar sands oil.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transloading News Wed, 02 Aug 2017 02:00:00 +0000 55511 at E David Doane returning as ILTA interim president <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The board of directors of the International Liquid Terminals Association (ILTA) announced the appointment of E David Doane as interim president of the association. This action follows the resignation of Melinda Whitney as president, effective September 1.</p> <p>Whitney joined ILTA in 2003 and was appointed president in 2014. The board has begun a search for Whitney&rsquo;s successor.</p> <p>Doane served as president of ILTA from 2002 until his retirement in 2013.&nbsp;</p> </div> Transloading News Wed, 02 Aug 2017 01:03:00 +0000 55501 at CB&I gets storage tank contract from Venture Global LNG <div class="node-body article-body"><p>CB&amp;I announced it was awarded a contract valued at nearly $200 million by Venture Global LNG, a US-based liquefied natural gas (LNG) export company, for the engineering, procurement, and construction of two LNG storage tanks for the company&#39;s Calcasieu Pass export facility in Southwest Louisiana.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transloading News Tue, 11 Jul 2017 16:23:00 +0000 54971 at Hoyer takes over the IBC leasing activity of CCR <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Transport and logistics service provider Hoyer GmbH has announced its purchase of the IBC (intermediate bulk container) leasing activity as well as the brand of CCR--the French major lessor of IBCs and small portable tanks. By acquiring this competitor in the IBC segment, the Hamburg, Germany company strengthens its market position in the container leasing area in Europe, and enlarges its activities in China and the United States.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tank Fleets Transloading News Wed, 05 Jul 2017 13:03:00 +0000 54881 at Viking Pump announces $1.75 million lab expansion <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In keeping with Viking Pump&rsquo;s commitment to provide customers with innovative pumping solutions for the most challenging fluid handling needs, the company recently invested $1.75 million to expand its full-service research and testing laboratory.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers Transloading News Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:56:00 +0000 54821 at Choice Terminal bulk transload facility opens in Sanford NC <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Atlantic and Western Railway (ATW), a subsidiary of Genesee &amp; Wyoming Inc (G&amp;W), opened a new Choice Terminal bulk transload facility in Sanford NC.</p> <p>Located on a six-acre site, ATW&rsquo;s Choice Terminal in Sanford features a 20-car rail yard and truck-to-railcar transloading equipment, including a weighing scale. ATW interchanges with Class I railroads Norfolk Southern and CSX, providing customer access to the North American rail network.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transloading News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 20:14:00 +0000 54521 at Vopak Terminal Deer Park reaches agreement on improved emission controls <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Vopak Terminal Deer Park announced it has reached an agreement with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the US Department of Justice, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Texas Attorney General regarding emissions controls at its Deer Park TX facility.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transloading Regulations News Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:53:00 +0000 54361 at American PetroLog opens BNSF transload terminal in Venus TX <div class="node-body article-body"><p>American PetroLog LLC has announced that it has completed construction of a full service BNSF terminal in Venus TX with capabilities to transload and store bulk liquid, dry bulk, and carload commodities.</p> <p>The company completed an asset purchase of B&amp;E Grain Inc in January 2017 and has developed the eight-acre rail site to service customers in the Dallas-Ft Worth market.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Transloading News Wed, 31 May 2017 00:50:00 +0000 54141 at