First to market

Anthony Veder has been doing some interesting work in the distribution of LNG and ethane in northern Europe

Veder ships

LNG-fuelled breakthrough for Sabic, Anthony Veder

Anthony Veder is today holding a naming ceremony for two new LNG-powered ethylene carriers.

United in ethane

CONSTRUCTION New demand for long-haul shipments of ethane is bringing established shipowners together to figure out ways of offering a service

LEG tanker Ecostar

Covering all the angles

CONFERENCE REPORT While Europe’s chemical producers are worrying about economic and demographic mega-trends, LSPs have been given the tools to provide their customer base with a competitive advantage in the supply chain

EPCA 2013 speaker

Let’s stick together

Regular readers of the Bulletin are unlikely to have been greatly surprised by the thrust of the supply chain report released to great fanfare last month by EPCA during its Annual Meeting in Berlin.

Keys to the chain

INTERVIEW Raf Bemelmans, chair of EPCA’s Supply Chain Programme Committee, comments on the Association’s recent work, initiatives to attract young people to careers in the chemical supply chain and gives his views on issues facing the industry

Raf Bemelmans

Pioneer spirit

LNG FUEL A new vessel order from SABIC has kick-started the LNG fuel revolution for commercial shipping in Europe. HCB spoke to Jan Valkier, CEO of Anthony Veder, which is building two new LNG-fuelled vessels for the producer

Anthony Veder LNG-powered LEG vessel

Vopak/Sabic jv to build in Jubail

Sabic and Vopak are to proceed with construction of a new bulk liquids storage terminal in Al Jubail.

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