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European Bulk Liquid Storage 2023

Date: 18th October 2023 - 19th October 2023 Location: Cartagena - Spain

Going on to its 10th edition, the European Bulk Liquid Storage 2023 will once again bring senior executives from the liquid storage industry to discuss the latest developments in the liquid storage business, market dynamics impacting supply and demand trends, technology innovations, and a strategic and logistic overview of ports infrastructure while providing an informative & balanced discussion for participants.

On Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th October 2023 the European Bulk Liquid Storage 2023 conference will gather representatives from oil and chemical companies, port authorities, terminal operators, technology suppliers as well as other influential stakeholders across the value chain for two days of interactive discussion and networking.

In the afternoon of Tuesday 17th October 2023, we are pleased to announce that the Port of Cartagena will be hosting a site visit. This is an opportunity to get an exclusive tour of the Port of Cartagena.

Join us in Cartagena for a highly interactive & informative conference, whilst enjoying the networking opportunities with your peers.


18th October 2023
19th October 2023
Event Categories:


Eugene Kim – Content
+44 (0) 20 3141 0622
Cheryl Williams – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+44 (0) 203 141 0605
Krisztina Maria Szabo – Commercial Partnerships
+44 (0) 203 141 0603
Martyna Rak – Logistics
+48 616 46 7020


We will confirm the venue approximately 4-6 weeks before the event to ensure we find the most suitable space because numbers can vary dramatically. There will be a discounted accommodation rate for conference attendees.
Cartagena, Spain

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Key topics include:

  • European Bulk Liquid Storage Market Update & Outlook
  • Acclimatising to the Energy Transition
  • Digitalisation: A New Era for Bulk Liquid Storage
  • From Hydrogen to Bio-Fuels to E-Fuels: Scaling Production for Rising Markets
  • Development in LNG Storage
  • Developments across the Globe in Storing Ammonia
  • Policy & Regulation
  • Supply Chain Management in 2023: The Impact of the Crisis in Ukraine
  • Tank Terminal Market Models
  • Exploring Alternative Storage Options & Aviation Fuel Storage
  • The Future of the Bulk Liquid Storage Industry
  • Jonathan Feys, Chief Commercial Officer, Ghent Transport & Storage
  • Johan Sandberg, Global Business Development Manager, Emerson
  • Fernando Munoz, General Manager, Port of Cartagena
  • Fernando Santamaria,  Plant Manager, Enagás
  • Senior Representative, Port of Antwerp-Bruges


  • Oil and Gas companies
  • Chemical companies
  • Port authorities
  • Terminal operators
  • Market analysts
  • Consultants





If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 30-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:


Eugene Kim

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3141 0622

Email: [email protected]





The Port of Cartagena (PoC) has a unique geostrategic position that is key for communication routes between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, as well as for intercontinental routes between America, Europe, Asia and Africa. It is a privileged entrance door to Europe. PoC is the most competitive and dynamic port in Spain. Construction and subsequent expansion of the dock of Escombreras’ basin, which is specialized in liquid bulk cargo, has positioned PoC as one of the most important bulk cargo ports in western Mediterranean. Escombreras’ basin modern facilities operate in an extremely agile manner while enclosing an impressive growth potential. PoC has obtained the European Business Award for the environment.

  • PoC Ranks n. 1 in Spain for Bulk Cargo transit (32.5 Million Mt in 2015). With an outstanding growth of 69,53% in last 6 yr.
  • It is the most competitive and profitable port in Spain (High profit/Low rates) offering the lowest possible shipping cost and the most competitive prices for new industrial settlements.
  • PoC accommodates the largest industrial facility in Spain: Repsol’s refinery, (€3.1 billion invested) (220.000 bpd).
  • Enjoys the best strategic location in the Mediterranean (along the main shipping routes connecting Asia and Europe) and outstanding connectivity to main European logistic HUBs by Road, Railway and Pipe.
  • Features the biggest growth potential in Europe: with 29 Ha Available in the port and 121 Ha available in the industrial platform.




ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:


Krisztina Maria Szabo

Tel: + 44 (0) 20 3141 0603

Email: [email protected]






In the afternoon of Tuesday 17th October 2023, we are pleased to announce that the Port of Cartagena will be hosting a site visit. This is an opportunity to get an exclusive tour of the Port of Cartagena  – with limited spaces available please contact us to not to miss it.


Program – Tuesday, 17th October 2023

  • 15:00        Registration at the hotel
  • 15:30        Departing the Hotel to the Site Visit
  • 16:00        Presentation and video of the Port of Cartagena.
  • 17:30        Visit the port on board a catamaran.
  • 18:30        Visit the Industrial Valley of Escombreras by bus.
  • 19:30        End of visit (transfer to hotel).




At the event we strive not only to bring you to the same location at the same time as your customers/suppliers/peers, we strive to ensure you meet face-to-face with each and every one of your target contacts and to provide you with the time you need to have multiple unhurried conversations with them and build a lasting business relationship:

• A pre-event informal introduction the evening before the conference
• A minimum of five hours’ networking built into the two day conference agenda
• A networking grid which enables you to make your target contacts aware you are looking for them
• The option to join either social drinks or dinner during the evening of Day One
• ACI’s on-site team will assist you in locating your hard-to-find target contacts & make face-to-face introductions

Of course, if there is anybody you are unable to meet over the two days, ACI’s event team will do their best to initiate contact after the event.

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Conference Pass (inc. documentation package) - European Bulk Liquid Storage 2023
20% Early Bird Discount, Valid until 31st May 2023. Full Price - £1,895
£ 1,515.00
European Bulk Liquid Storage 2023 - Documentation Package Only
£ 495.00