Tyne: technical skills
- Potable alcohol
In addition to its general chemical and petrochemical storage competencies, Tyne Terminal has special expertise in the handling of fuels, including marine and aviation fuel, and the warehousing, blending and treating of potable alcohols and ethanols.
For over 20 years the terminal has been providing an outstanding service to some of the world’s leading drinks companies. Building on our deep understanding of our customers’ needs and expectations, we offer a market leading capability for handling and storing potable alcohols. This includes more than four million litres of dedicated storage and a wide range of added value capabilities.
Facilities at the terminal can be modified to provide tailor-made storage to suit a customer’s precise requirements, which can include installing new stainless steel pipelines and pumps, heating lines and tanks, applying special coatings and nitrogen blanketing.
In addition to its long history of handling bulk liquid wastes under permit, Tyne Terminal also holds a waste transfer licence allowing it to store a wide range of technical wastes, such as cement kiln fuel and used cooking oil. Since 2012, Tyne Terminal has also held the necessary Radioactive Substance Regulations (RSR) permits to handle NORM (Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material) produced water typically originating from the North Sea.