Simon provides storage and distribution solution for Dansk Olie Genbrug6 January 2009
Simon Storage Ltd (“Simon”) is providing a complete base oil storage and distribution solution for Dansk Olie Genbrug A/S (“Dansk Olie”) as part of Dansk Olie’s expansion into the UK market. The five-year storage contract will be operated from Simon’s Immingham East Terminal (“the Terminal”) on the river Humber. Base oil will arrive at the Terminal by ship from Dansk Olie’s new processing plant in Denmark, for storage in two tanks with a combined capacity of 4,000m3. As part of a total logistics package, Lewis Tankers Ltd, Simon’s UK-based road tanker operation, will handle onward road deliveries of product to Dansk Olie’s customers throughout the UK.
Dansk Olie is one of the market leaders in the collection and treatment of waste oil from a variety of industrial sources. Its new waste oil processing plant in the Danish seaport town of Kalundborg, which opened in September 2008, utilises the latest technology to convert waste oil into virgin base oil and has an annual production capacity of 35,000 tonnes.
Riccardo Manes, Business Development Manager of Dansk Olie, says “Simon will play a pivotal role in the company’s plans to secure a share of the UK market for base oil. We are aiming to supply the UK with in excess of 15,000 tonnes of base oil per year, which will be stored and distributed exclusively via Simon’s Immingham East Terminal.”
Stock and transaction processing of Dansk Olie product at the Terminal will be managed by TASCS, Simon’s exclusive software, which offers customers secure, global access to live stock and account information, and the facility to place dispatch and delivery instructions remotely.
As part of Simon’s integrated storage and intermodal solution for Dansk Olie, vehicles from Lewis Tankers’ 60-strong fleet will be available to provide an efficient and flexible response to delivery demands around the country. “We are delighted to be partnering Dansk Olie in its new export venture and this new volume fits well within our existing business profile,” says Stewart MacDonald, General Manager of Lewis Tankers.
Richard Sammons, Chief Executive of Simon Storage Ltd and Director of parent company Inter Pipeline Europe, comments: “We are delighted to welcome Dansk Olie as a new customer. This contract demonstrates Simon’s ability to offer a complete logistics service, which can be tailored to meet the specific needs of individual customers and their markets.”