International storage and logistics provider GPS Amsterdam has opened its expanded storage and blending facility for gasoline, gasoline components and biofuels in the Port of Amsterdam.
The company has expanded its class 1 certified storage capacity from 148 500 cbm to 282 500 cbm across 17 tanks to create a state-of-the-art facility, as part of an international GPS programme of key asset developments and acquisitions.
The expansion marks the latest development in this international strategy and follows major ‘buy and build’ investments at GPS’ Greenfield projects in the UAE and Malaysia.
The new storage tanks will create a larger and more bespoke terminal facility offering increased capability and a good degree of flexibility. The expansion will mark the latest achievement in GPS’ strategic partnership with VARO Energy and the Port of Amsterdam. In addition to gasoline, gasoline components and biofuels, the terminal can also handle other commodities to allow the company to meet a growing consumer demand for greater flexibility.
As part of its expansion as the terminal, GPS will also develop a rail handling facility, to equip its site with a cost effective and sustainable alternative to road and river transport for a range of its energy and chemical commodities. The development complements the Port of Amsterdam’s sustainability strategy objectives, which endorses the importance of good rail connections to and from the Amsterdam port region and dramatically boost operations efficiency and value for clients.
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