FETSA Tank Storage Conference.

Held as part of StocExpo on 14-16 March 2023, the FETSA Tank Storage Conference was Europe’s largest tank storage and future fuels conference which attracted terminal operators, ports, traders, policymakers, future fuel, chemical, and oil and gas producers from around the globe.

The industry came together to discuss the future of tank storage including the geopolitical, energy, and digital transitions as well as resilience in the face of a changing world.

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StocExpo, the leading international tank storage and future fuels event, is happening from 14 – 16 March 2023. The live event, which regularly attracts key visitors and exhibitors from across the industry’s biggest, best and most innovative players, will be held at the Ahoy in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
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Confirmed Speakers.

Over the three days, our esteemed speaker list will discuss the digital, energy, and technology transition in depth. Some key sessions include:

  • Peter Zonneveld, VIP Sales Renewables (Europe & APAC), Neste – Current and future opportunities for biofuels
  • Hans Geurts, Global IT Director, VTTI – Digital transformation 
  • Mark Waddington, Director & Senior Consultant, Channoil Consulting – What to look out for in the storage sector in 2023
  • Maurits Kreijkes, Oil Market Analyst, COVA – Ensuring sufficient strategic storage needs for future energy carriers 
  • Steefan Adiaens, Commercial Manager, Gate Terminal – The growth of LNG storage infrastructure to ensure the security of supply
  • Ramon Ernst, Managing Director of Evos Amsterdam and Bart van der Meer, Business Development Manager H2A – Importing and storing hydrogen on an industrial scale
  • Enrique Mozo, Business Development Director, Tepsa-Rubis – Building hydrogen supply chain in North-West Europe/Growth of LNG Infrastructure in Europe
  • Ralf Diemer, Managing Director, E-fuel Alliance – The future of e-fuels in the transport system

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Includes both FETSA and Terminal Operations & Safety conferences.

FETSA Tank Storage Conference Sessions

Hear from experts from across the globe sharing case studies, the latest data and trend analysis to address current and future topics in the industry. 

Day 1

Tuesday 14 March

The first day will explore the impact of the Russia/ Ukraine war on supply routes, and how we can ensure our storage needs are met for the future.

Day 2

Wednesday 15 March

Day two looks at how the terminal sector is evolving with the energy transition, covering building import terminals for ammonia, the growth of e-fuels, importing and storing hydrogen and the energy transition from an Iberian perspective.

Day 3

Thursday 16 March

The third and final day will be made up of talks on preparing terminals against cyber threats, an in-depth look at digital transformation at Shell Energy & Chemical Park, and a talk on how I-IOT can save costs and CO2 emissions.

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Our Speakers.

We were thrilled to bring you amazing speakers for the StocExpo conference. Key speakers from Exolum, Odfjell, Vopak and Alkion Terminals will give their first-hand experiences of how they plan to diversify beyond hydrocarbons. See our speakers below.

Conference Overview

Day two of the event will take a closer look at the journey to Industry 4.0 and the importance of digitalisation at the terminal.

The programme.

Day 1

  • What is the future for the European tank storage sector?
  • Helping the industry navigate the future of energy
  • Demand developments for the rest of the 2020s – and their impact on the storage sector in Europe
  • Alkion Terminals and the energy transition in continental Europe
  • Evos’ role in the energy transtition
  • HG Storage Sustainability
  • HBr Flow Batteries
  • Update of financing activity for liquid storage operators in last 12 months
  • Panel discussion: How the terminal sector is embracing the energy transition

Day 2

  • SPRINT Robotics breakfast
  • Mapping out the journey to industry 4.0
  • Digital transformation at the terminal
  • The value of real time data in tank storage
  • Unlocking and sharing “trapped” data to improve supply chain visibility & efficiency
  • The Tank Terminal of the Future
  • Digital transformation panel discussion
  • Change to renewables and creating a data community
  • Digitizing frontline operations at the terminal: future global standards with local autonomy
  • Changing the future of asset performance management: vibration measurement and IoT – a Shell case study
  • Is it really possible to manage your terminal with just your smartphone?
  • Introduction to robotics session: Sprint Robotics

Day 3

  • The importance of large scale storage for the development of the hydrogen economy
  • Underground storage: the safest and cheapest way for storing massive quantities of hydrogen
  • Handling products of the future. An innovative system for storing and transporting hydrogen
  • Development of green hydrogen for mobility in Spain
  • Opportunities for transport, storage and handling of carbon dioxide, hydrogen and ammonia
  • How Odfjell is improving its ESG performance
  • Panel discussion: A changing storage landscape: What does the future hold?
  • Changes to API 2350 (Overfill Protection for Storage Tanks in Petroleum Facilities)
  • Women in tanks panel discussion, hosted by Tess Zhou, Management Consultant, Global PMI Partners

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The conference is produced by Tank Storage Magazine, the leading industry publication. Dedicated exclusively to the bulk liquid storage and terminal sector, it has been delivering the latest news, developments, analysis, products and innovations for 16 years. Published 7 times a year, the publication is read by CEOs, terminal managers, business development managers and senior engineers within the oil, gas and petrochemical market.

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Prices for conference.

There is a 50% discount on conference tickets available to all Tank Storage Community Members. If you would like to find out more, get in touch

Price for 3 day ticket: 750 euros

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StocExpo hosts the global bulk liquid storage industry and is the perfect platform that helps your business on a day-to-day basis.

day 1

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As the energy transition rapidly unfolds the storage terminal must keep pace with change. During the event we will hear from 10 different terminal operators on their thoughts, perspectives and outlook on the future of the tank storage market.
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day 2

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Day two of the event will take a closer look at the journey to Industry 4.0 and the importance of digitilisation at the terminal. Join key speakers from Vopak, Alkion Terminals and Varo Energy.
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day 3

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As hydrogen will such a key role in the industry’s decarbonisation, experts will cover this future fuel in depth - comparing difference hydrogen carriers, the potential of underground storage and possible pathways to develop large scale hydrogen storage.
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