Tank cleaning revamped

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The cleaning of tank containers and road tankers can now be carried out to a common, rigorous standard across Europe as a result of a comple...

Consolidation looms for tank operators

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Although most tank container operators are reporting increased levels of business and ordering new tanks, they are still unable to secure ac...

New standards for cleaning facilities

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Three Brussels-based organisations - the European Federation of Tank Cleaning Operators (EFTCO), the European Chemical Industry Council (CEF...

Preparing ground for a bigger Europe

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Western Europe has high expectations of its chemical logistics industry in terms of safety and quality. With EU enlargement imminent, Easter...

SQAS programme on track

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The European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) is strengthening its chemical Transport Safety and Quality Assessment System (SQAS) programme...

Revision for ERIC

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The Transport and Energy Directorate of the European Commission (DG TREN) has agreed to provide a grant of E59,000 for the revision of the E...

Hauliers get in on ICE act

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Chemical transport companies have agreed that they need to play a much more proactive role than they have in the past in dealing with emerge...

Tighter management in SQAS revamp

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A recent review of Europe's SQAS scheme for the transport and handling of chemicals has revealed scope for improvement...

Tremcards at the touch of a button

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Following an earlier major revision and improvement of the texts for the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC)'s Transport Emergency Ca...

Upgrade for road vetting scheme

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The pan-European Safety and Quality Assessment System for road vehicle operators serving the chemical industry (SQAS Road) is to be revamped...