Vopak has announced two expansion projects, one in The Netherlands and one in South Africa. The company is to again expand its wholly-owned gas terminal in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. In total 9,200 cbm of capacity will be built for LPG and chemical gases to serve the Northwest European market. The additional storage capacity is expected to be commissioned in the second quarter of 2020.
The previous expansion of Vopak in Vlissingen was in 2015, at that time six new gas bullets were placed, the new expansion will include two bullets.
Additionally, Vopak and its partner Reatile have announced that they will further expand activities in South Africa by investing in a new LPG import and distribution terminal with an initial capacity of 15,000 cbm in Richards Bay, subject to final conditions.
This investment facilitates further imports of a cleaner energy source into South Africa. The additional storage capacity is expected to be commissioned in the second quarter of 2020.
For more information visit: www.vopak.com
5th November 2018