April 1, 2014 [H.E.S. Beheer N.V.] - On 1 April the construction consortium of De Vries en van der Wiel and Geka have handed over the extension of the Botlek Tank Terminal B.V. (BTT) site, a 100% subsidiary of H.E.S. Beheer N.V., to the Port of Rotterdam.
March 31, 2014 [The Baltic Course/TankTerminals.com] - Riga City Council Development Committee did not support the construction of a terminal for oil products in Bolderāja, said Nils Usakovs, Riga Mayor, Latvia.
March 31, 2014 [Bloomberg] - Canada’s OPSEU Pension Trust and Australia’s Retail Employees Superannuation Trust are among companies weighing bids for Australian import terminals that may fetch as much as A$500 million ($462 million), according to people with knowledge of the matter.
March 28, 2014 [Brightoil Petroleum (Holdings) Ltd] - Completion of the project will be delayed as a result of the Chinese government’s adjustment of its design and requirements for fire and general safety, which extends the review of the project.
March 28, 2014 [Royal Vopak] - Royal Vopak announces the acquisition of a company with two distribution terminals for the storage and handling of refined products in Montreal and Quebec City, Canada. With the acquisition, Vopak Canada’s storage capacity increases with 509,000 cbm to 712,000 cbm, while strengthening Vopak’s presence in all strategic distribution market locations in eastern Canada.
March 27, 2014 [PERN Przyjazn S.A.] - First construction works involving piling under new tanks began. The ceremony was attended by the Prime Minister of Poland Donald Tusk. During the ceremony, the Prime Minister said that the development of infrastructure in Gdansk promotes energy security of Poland.
March 26, 2014 [Odfjell SE] - Odfjell Terminals (Houston) continues to grow and will add another tank bay that will come on line in 2015. The new bay will have nine 1,908 cbm tanks for a total capacity of 17,170 cbm.
March 26, 2014 [OPIS] - The widening and deepening of Canaveral Harbor to allow for larger ships calling Port Canaveral, Fla., is scheduled to begin next month with completion slated for November, the Canaveral Port Authority said Friday.
March 26, 2014 [OPIS] - Bermuda-registered LPG trading and shipping company Petredec has completed construction of a 15,000-mt (179 million barrels) pressurized LPG storage facility on the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, the company said this week.
March 21, 2014 [Oman Daily Observer] - Princess Astrid, the Representative of the King Philip of Belgium, visited the Port of Duqm, accompanied by Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed al Futaisi, Minister of Transport and Communications and Yahya bin Saeed bin Abdullah al Jabri, Chairman of the Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (SEZAD), and her delegation currently visiting the Sultanate.
March 21, 2014 [NorthJersey.com] - In a move that will free up prime waterfront real estate for redevelopment, Hess Corp. is in negotiations to sell three of its former so-called "tank farms," or terminals, in Edgewater, Bogota and Secaucus as it exits the retail end of the oil business.
March 18, 2014 [HES Beheer] - The finalised adjusted net profit of H.E.S. Beheer N.V., Rotterdam, for 2013 came in at €25.3 million (2012: €25.6 million). The net profit before adjustment was depressed by non-recurring costs of €1.0 million and amounted to €24.3 million (2012: €25.6 million). The non-recurring costs were connected with the due diligence investigation relating to the planned ATIC transaction. Net earnings per share were down from €2.93 to €2.72.