CEFIC fine tunes safety

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The European Chemical industry has implemented a series of measures in recent months to further refine its extensive chemical transport safe...

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...

How standardised can you get?

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When the European Chemical Transport Association (ECTA) was established in 1997, one of its aims was to develop industry-wide best practices...

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...

Towards standard tank equipment

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One of the first accomplishments of the European Chemical Transport Association (ECTA), following its establishment at the end of the 1990s,...

Call for action on driver shortages

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With an ageing pool of drivers and little interest among the young in truck driving as a career, the European chemical logistics industry fa...

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...

Still no light at the end of the tunnel

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Tank container operators, like the rest of the tank industry, remain rooted at the bottom of the current deep market depression. Despite pre...