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European Bulk Liquid Storage 2020

Date: 30th September 2020 - 1st October 2020 Location: Cartagena - Spain

Going on to its 8th edition, the European Bulk Liquid Storage 2020 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.

Over two days, the event will gather representatives from oil and chemical companies, port authorities, terminal operators, technology suppliers as well as other influential stakeholders across the value chain.

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



30th September 2020
1st October 2020
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Pedro Xavier – Content
+48 61 646 7023
Cheryl Williams – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+44 (0) 203 141 0623
Krisztina Maria Szabo – Commercial Partnerships
+44 (0) 203 141 0603
Jayme Burns – Logistics
+44 (0) 203 141 0640


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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During the afternoon of Tuesday, 29th of September, prior to the conference, a limited number of attendees will receive the unique opportunity to do a site visit to the Port of Cartagena.



There is no extra charge to join the site visit, although places are limited and allocated to the conference delegates on first come first served basis. Therefore, we would strongly suggest to book your place early to avoid disappointment.


Erwin Verstraelen, Chief Digital Information & Innovation Officer, Port of Antwerp

Didier de Beaumont, Commercial Manager, Port of Amsterdam

Hakan Enarsson, Senior Business Development Manager, Emerson

Bertrand Stoehr, Key Accounts & Major Projects Manager, Keller Holding GmbH 

Jun Qian, Senior Vice President Infrastructure and Rail, Hamburg Commercial Bank AG

Stephen Li, Principal Consultant for Oil Markets and Downstream, IHS Markit

Jan Van Dooren, Senior Advisor to the Board, Nxtport

Rene Loosen, Managing Director, Insights Global

Simone Bastiani, Managing Director, TankGo

Charles Daly, Executive Chairman, Channoil Consulting

Sandra De Mey, Commercial Manager, North Sea Port

Capt. Terry Frith, Technical Manager, Chemical Distribution Institute

Berend Pasman, Global Head of Logistics, DNB Bank ASA

Michael Sachs, Independent Consultant



  • Financing Perspectives in the Storage Industry
  • An Outlook on the European Tank Storage Market
  • Exploring The Latest Digitalisation Developments For The Tank Storage Industry
  • Energy Transition Trends And Their Impact On The Liquid Storage Business
  • Overcoming Logistics Challenges
  • In Depth Analysis Of The Oil Storage Market
  • In Depth Analysis Of The Storage Market For Chemicals
  • Analysing The Impact Of IMO 2020 For The Storage Industry


Company type:

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

If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 20-30 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Pedro Xavier

Tel: +48 (0) 616 46 7023

Email: [email protected]





Buran Energy/Tanques De Cartagena SA


The Buran Energy Group, a group of companies specialized in the commercialization, storage and distribution of hydrocarbons, has signed the purchase of Tanques de Cartagena (TANCAR) from Duro Felguera, through its subsidiary Felguera IHI. This operation involves the acquisition, by Buran Energy, of the hydrocarbon terminal of Duro Felguera in the Port of Escombreras, Cartagena, which has a storage capacity of measured distillates of 110,000 m3. TANCAR has 5 tanks of 22,000 m3 capacity and is ready to carry out unloading operations for vessels up to 230 m long and 13 m draft. The terminal can also supply more than 2 million liters of fuel per truck per day.





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]


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European Bulk Liquid Storage 2020 - Conference Pass (inc. documentation package)£1,355.00Inclusive of 20% early bird discount. Standard Rate £1,695

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