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News release: First oil tanker moors at Vopak Terminal Eemshaven

02 September 2012 02:00

Around 1 AM on Sunday morning 2nd September 2012 the MS Eagle Matsuyama moored at the recently constructed jetty at Vopak Terminal Eemshaven. It was the first oil tanker to moor at the newly constructed terminal. The jetty has a direct pipeline connection to the Vopak storage tanks. The oil tanker carried a cargo of 35.000 tonnes and originated from Vopak Terminal Amsterdam Westpoort.

Royal Vopak and its partner NIBC European Infrastructure Fund (NEIF) jointly built a new storage terminal for oil products at Eemshaven. Vopak operates the new terminal that has an initial storage capacity of 660,000 cubic meters, comprising of 11 tanks with a storage capacity of 60,000 cubic meters each and a jetty for sea-going vessels. The terminal can be expanded to a total storage capacity of 2.76 million cubic meters in the future.