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Over 80 tank storage experts confirmed for Annual Tank World Expo in Dubai

16th December 2014

The leaders of the global tank storage industry are preparing to visit Dubai for two days of expert strategic congress, CEO insight, practical case studies, in-depth discussion, technology launches and networking at Tank World Expo on April 13 and 14, 2015

The leaders of the global tank storage industry are preparing to visit Dubai for two days of expert strategic congress, CEO insight, practical case studies, in-depth discussion, technology launches and networking at Tank World Expo on April 13 and 14, 2015
The original and largest show for the tank storage industry in the region supported by the UAE Ministry of Energy continues to increase in size, so too does the co-located Tank World Congress which has already 80+ confirmed speakers

The original and largest show for the tank storage industry in the region supported by the UAE Ministry of Energy continues to increase in size, so too does the co-located Tank World Congress which has already 80+ confirmed speakers. It is not only the most well attended congress on tank storage globally but also features more speakers than any other show with a host of global experts representing facilities, terminals and ports in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, Spain, India, Africa plus exhibitors based in 15+ different countries across three continents.

The congress, is created by an Advisory Board of industry experts including Saudi Aramco, DP World, ENOC, and Fujairah Port amongst others who at their meeting identified a number of key trends, opportunities and challenges for the industry that they wished to see addressed at this event by our expert speakers. Speaker recruitment was is based on the needs and requirements of the industry.

The C-Level Congress brings together CEOs and Executive Directors from Terminals, Ports and Free Zones to discuss key strategic issues including attracting investment, expand terminal capacity, exploit growth opportunity and deliver enhanced profitability. Tank World’s unique format allows for high level ideas sharing and benchmarking to overcome to key challenges and capitalise on growing opportunities. The strategic Congress includes high-level presentations on ‘Delivering growth to increase terminal capacity’ delivered by H.E. Sharief Habib Al Awadhi, (Director General and CEO, Fujairah Free Zone) ‘Building independent terminals to meet demand’ from Dipo Salimonu (CEO, Moteriba Terminals), ‘Collaborating successfully to ensure growth’ by David Gledhill (CEO, Port of Salalah) and ‘Developing and efficient model for port operations’ Josep Andreu i Figueras (CEO, Port of Tarragona).

On the announcement of the speaker line-up David Gledhill, CEO, Port of Salalah: “Already a definitive congress and exhibition for the industry and this year the participation list seems to be even more expansive. As a regionally strategic port that’s about to triple its capacity for liquid storage we’re delighted to be a part of this year’s show!”

Other lead speakers include: Sanjay Anand (Senior Vice President, Global Operations, GPS Chemoil) Sami Habbab (CEO, Delta Rubis), Nizamuddin Noorali, COO, Socar Aurora Fujariah Terminal) Patrick Kulsen, (Managing Director, PJK International), Ellen Ruhotas (Managing Director, Ratio Group), Mike Beviss (Director Special Projects, Eastport Global), Pieter Coetzee, (Executive Director, MOGS), Syed Salman Asif (Terminal Operations Lead, Shell) amongst others.

Tank World Expo Managing Director, Alex Williamson; "Following the huge growth that we experienced in 2014, it is a strong indication of the importance of this event for the industry that we have confirmed such a huge number of global experts to speak in our Tank World executive Congress. It’s the only event that brings global expert speakers, visitors and exhibitors from across the entire tank storage value chain to one location and with Dubai at the heart of the global oil and petrochemical industry it is the perfect venue. Attendance at Tank World has become essential for the industry and we look forward to welcome 3000+ visitors to the Dubai World Trade Centre in April.”

None of this strategic insight would be available without the required technology and in addition the Congress, Tank World has a wide array of on-floor Innovation Zone Presentations focussing on key aspects of tank storage best practice including optimisation, automation, safety, integration, inspection and environmental protection.

In addition to the Congress and Innovation Zone Presentations, the Expo will feature 100-plus cutting-edge companies displaying the latest technologies, solutions and innovations for the industry. Key sellers who exhibit at the show include: engineering and construction companies, automation solution providers, tank manufactures and safety companies, cleaning and maintenance experts, fire protection companies, training providers and much more.

 

About Tank World

Global energy markets continue to evolve and demand for storage across the region increases. The definitive tank storage showcase, supported by the Ministry of Energy, returns exclusively to the Dubai World Trade Centre (13-14 April 2015). Now in its third year, the Tank World Expo team has a continued vision is to deliver 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

 

Contact:

For more information please contact Luke Upton, Editor, Tank World News (Editor@TankStorageForum.com) or call + 44 (0) 20 7045 0900

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