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What's Fueling The Tank Industry in the UAE Region This April?

LONDON, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Ministry of Energy Meeting With Tank Storage Leaders to Drive Development in The Region

It is an exciting time for the bulk liquid storage industry in the Middle East and Africa, and the growth of the UAE as a strategic hub for global trade has led to a new series of challenges for regional leaders to respond to. The industry's leading figures are demanding collaboration to drive the industry forward.

As Mr Yusr Sultan, CEO, Horizon Terminals has highlighted, 'as the market changes, we must adopt the latest technologies and implement best practices to achieve world-class performance in meeting and exceeding our customer expectations'.

Drawing on this growth of the UAE as a strategic hub for global trade, Horizon Terminals Limited is purposed to become the largest independent terminal service provider in bulk oil storage in the Middle East, Africa and the Mediterranean, while maintaining a leading position in the Far East region.

Peter Ford, CEO, Port of Salalah, also stressed that with growing demands, the need for collaboration between key stakeholders is more important than ever. He suggests that attracting new global experts and players in the sector is necessary to maximise opportunities and 'foster the skill and technology development of these assets'.

To ensure this collaboration and drive the growth of tank storage in the Middle East, the inaugural Tank Storage Forum: MEA 2013 congress is taking place from the 30April- 2 May 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis.

Created in collaboration with Horizon Terminals, ENOC, Port of Salalah, Saudi Aramco, Stolthaven, Oiltanking, Galana, Gulf Petrochem and ABCCO, the event brings together over 250 experts to uncover best practice and ensure innovation to position the Middle East as a leading storage hub.

Dr. Matar Hamed Al Neyadi, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Energy, will be officially opening the congress on 1st May and meet with key experts and participants. He will join :

Galana Petroleum Ltd, Shell, DMCC Bechtel Oil Gas & Chemicals,  GPS Chemoil Terminal, VTTI Fujairah Ltd, Nilcon Group Egypt, Saudi Aramco, Silverwing Me, Stolthaven Terminals, Horizon Terminals Limited, Port of Salalah, ABCCO, Endress+Hauser, Aqaba Bulk Chemicals, Topaz Oil & Gaz, Emarat, Solvochem, Honeywell, Alexandria Chemicals Terminal, Sabic and many more!

more details relating to the event and to book your place, please contact us immediately at[email protected], +44- (0)207-045-0939


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