Shortlist revealed for 2019 Outstanding Achievement Award
Jan 15, 2019

Voting is now open for the first category in the Global Tank Storage Awards. Deadline looms for remaining categories

Six leading industry figures in the tank storage sector have been shortlisted for the prestigious Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2019 Global Tank Storage Awards.

All nominees have an extensive amount of experience within the tank storage sector, as well as a multitude of achievements, ranging from setting up their own companies to being at the forefront of ambitious company growth.

This is the only category being voted on by the industry and voting will close on 1st March 2019. Nominations for the remaining award categories, which are judged by an independent panel of experts, are still being accepted until 15th February 2019.

2019 Outstanding Achievement Award Shortlist:

  • Krien van Beck, Founder, RVB Tank Storage Solutions
  • Jerry Cardillo, President, Contanda Terminals
  • Kasper Castricum, General Manager, Arabian Chemical Terminal
  • Earl Crochet, Director of Engineering & Operational Optimisation, Kinder Morgan
  • Peter Davidson, Executive Director, Tank Storage Association
  • Phil Myers, Founder, PEMY Consulting

    The awards, which are free to enter, celebrate excellence, safety and innovation in the industry, with the award categories relating to terminal achievements, equipment innovations, ports and individual success.

    All categories except for the Outstanding Achievement Award will be judged by an independent panel of industry leaders and influencers from companies such as Shell, BP, Oiltanking, Inter Terminals, VTTI, Vopak and Koole.

    The winners will be presented on 26th March 2019 in Rotterdam. Hosted by market leading publication, Tank Storage Magazine, the gala dinner & ceremony attracts 200+ terminal professionals each year, from as far as Saudi Arabia, India, Malaysia, South Africa, the US and all across Europe.
    The event, which is now a fixture in the global storage calendar, includes an all-inclusive drinks reception, a three-course dinner, captivating entertainment, a casino and much more. It is an exclusive opportunity to entertain clients & reward colleagues for their hard work throughout the year.

    ‘The Global Tank Storage Awards ceremony is always exciting,’ says Sandra De Mey, Commercial Manager, North Sea Port. ‘This year we were really proud to win the Best Port Award, which has given us a significant amount of international recognition and media attention.’

    As an added benefit this year, as well as being rewarded on the night, the winners will be further highlighted in a special ‘Winners Exhibition Showcase’ at Tank Storage Asia 2019 and StocExpo Europe 2020.

    Everyone in the industry is entitled to one vote each. Read more about those who have been shortlisted and place your vote now by visiting

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    2019 Global Tank Storage Award Categories:

  • Biggest Commitment to Environmental Protection Award
  • Safety Excellence in Bulk Liquid Storage Award
  • Most Efficient Storage Terminal Award
  • Best Port Award
  • Employee of the Year Award
  • Outstanding Terminal Safety Technology Award
  • Excellence in Terminal Optimisation
  • Excellence in Environmental Protection Award
  • Most Innovative Technology
  • Best Terminal Supplier

    For more information, visit our website
    Margaret Dunn
    Event Manager
    Global Tank Storage Awards
    +44 (0)20 35515721