Mar 19 2014, 4:05am CDT | by PR.com
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 19, 2014 --(PR.com)-- With just under a month to go until Tank World Congress and Expo, the global tank storage industry is preparing to visit Dubai for two days of expert insight, practical case studies, in-depth discussion, technology launches and networking on April 14th and 15th 2014.
After its launch event last year, Tank World this year has grown significantly for 2014 with 1000+ registered attendees, 85+ expert speakers and 40+ exhibitors in the Expo hall. Whilst the further new additions added to the event for this year include CPD points for attending workshops and an interactive session where attendees ‘virtually’ build a terminal.
Tank World Expo and Congress, held at the Dubai World Trade Centre is officially endorsed by the UAE Ministry for Energy and will be opened by H.E Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Undersecretary of Ministry of Energy of United Arab Emirates. Other leading speakers within their executive congress include: Dr. Rashid Alleem (Director General Department of Seaports & Customs and Sharjah Free Zones Authority), Arjan Weerstand (GM of Project Development & Implementation, Port of Salalah), Edwin Lammers (Executive Commercial Manager, Sohar Port & Freezone), Riyad Sulaiman (Capital Investment Planning Engineer, Saudi Aramco), Lex de Ridder, Energy Cluster Manager (Port of Amsterdam) and many more.
This landmark event features over 50 training workshops focussing on key aspects of tank storage best practice including optimisation, automation, safety, integration, inspection and environmental protection. Whilst the Expo hall will feature over 40 cutting-edge companies displaying the latest technologies, solutions and innovations for the industry.
Tank World Expo and Congress is the truly international event for the tank storage industry and features a host of global speakers representing facilities, terminals and ports in the UAE, Oman, Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, the Netherlands, India plus exhibitors based in 14 different countries across three continents.
Notes for Editors
About Tank World: This Expo has been developed with official support from the Ministry of Energy (UAE) and we are working with Port of Fujairah, Horizon terminals, Vopak, Stolthaven, Saudi Aramco, Gulf Petrochem and Basra Oil and Gas International Free Zone alongside other tank storage leaders in the Middle East and beyond to create the 2014 Tank World Expo. The vision is to create a show that enables executive industry leaders to share best practice, benchmark and set a blueprint for development in the region. For more on the event: www.tankworldexpo.com
About Tank Storage Forum: The organiser of Tank World, creates and delivers business and content led events for the tank storage industry. We work closely with the industry through our dedicated, region specific Advisory Boards to understand the specific challenges facing the region’s oil and chemical companies, traders, ports, tank terminal operators, contractors and suppliers. For more information: www.tankstorageforum.com
“We are delighted to again host Tank World in Dubai. The Middle East is at the heart of the global oil and petrochemical industry and It is fantastic to see speakers, attendees and exhibitors travelling in from across the world looking to share best practice, get access to prospects, make new connections and renew old ones and develop their storage business in the region." -Alex Williamson, Managing Director, Tank Storage Forum
"I am delighted to be here to join in the august presence of industry leaders, senior executives and thought managers assembled to discuss and deliberate on issues which concern an industry vertical as important as tank storage. It is my sheer pleasure to be an expert keynote speaker on the subject of sustainability at Tank World. Sustainability is one single factor that spells future of any industry. .
"Sustainable development in the present highly competitive global markets calls for a vision and long-term planning. In our quest for sustainability we fail make use of the best of available resources and in the right manner. Sustainability does not only ensures our survival but it also ensures survival of our generations to be. Nonetheless, sustainability is crucial for the tank storage industry which offers a triple bottom line of economic, social & environmental results to those who engage with it successfully. I keenly look forward to sharing our developments at Sharjah along with wider industry trends and insights next month at what is set to be very important event for the entire tank industry." -Dr. Rashid Alleem, Director General Department of Seaports & Customs and Sharjah Free Zones Authority
“A leading pump OEM, Colfax Fluid Handling is excited to share at Tank World 2014 why operators are routinely returning for assistance in terminal design and equipment selection that goes beyond the pump. We are currently engaged in leading storage and transfer operations around the world and look forward to sharing in Dubai next month our perspective on how proper design and collaboration yield long-term operational speed and cost advantages.” -Carson Nuttall, Colfax Fluid Handling
“Endress+Hauser, we are one of the market leader in the field of process control instrumentation. We participated in Tank World last year and we are back this year as we see this as a focused and strategic event. Apart from providing the right platform to showcase the products & solutions we offer to the this industry segment, Tank World 2014 also provides a rich blend of case studies, round tables etc. and networking opportunities with decision makers across the industry segment.” -Swati Shetty, Endress+Hauser
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