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Tank Storage magazine, October/November

The Sustainable Energy Solution

In the current issue of Tank Storage magazine, Mark Waddington examines the future of sustainable fuels, EU Renewable Energy directives, supplier requirements and the impact this could have on the European storage sector. Read the full article here: The Sustainable Energy Solution


Times of Malta, 2 October: Experience and Expertise

Wednesday 2 October’s edition of the Times of Malta featured an article on Channoil’s Malta Petroleum Training Academy in the Maritime & Logistics supplement.

The feature highlighted two upcoming courses being run by the Company: Oil Terminal Operations from 21-22 October and Oil Trading Operations from 23-24 October.

The Academy was set up four years ago to support Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s vision of Malta becoming a centre for oil trading activities; Malta is also an ideal location for studying in tranquil surroundings and offers excellent hotel and logistics facilities.

Read the full article here Times of Malta, Marine & Logistics supplement






Tank Storage magazine, August/September

IMO 2020 deadline: it may be too late to invest


In the current issue of Tank Storage magazine, Mark Waddington looks at what action various sectors – shipping, refining and logistics – have taken to date and considers what might still happen in the lead-up to IMO2020. In the article, Mark discusses the lack of low sulphur crude oil availability, how the deficit might be met and impacts on pricing and effects on refineries, storage companies and ship operators. He concludes that IMO2020 will engender a huge amount of innovation to provide solutions, that HSFO may die as a bunker fuel grade and that this wake-up call to the industry could turn out to be a good thing.

Read the full article here:

Channoil Training – A formula for success

September’s Hazardous Cargo Bulletin magazine and online edition feature an article on Channoil’s Malta Petroleum Training Academy, entitled “Training: Formula for success”.  The article highlights the importance of ongoing training and outlines two courses being run this October.  The two-day Oil Terminal Operations course runs from 21-22 October and Oil Trading Operations from 23-24 October at Channoil’s training school in Malta.  Read the article from HCB September, 2019; p. 44-45 here: Channoil Training

For more information on one or both courses, click here 


Petroleum Economist, September edition: ‘Opinion’ by Charles Daly


The September issue of Petroleum Economist features an Opinion piece from Charles Daly on low carbon energy and renewables.  Entitled ‘Oil could have a sustainable future’, the article asks if the money spent subsidising renewables could be better spent investing in research into carbon capture and storage.  It also considers how we can reduce emissions of carbon oxides without seriously damaging our way of life.  Read the full article here


A seismic shift in the way we do business…

In the July issue of Fuel Oil News, Mark Waddington writes about the changing demands facing fuel oil distribution in the UK. “Now is the time for fuel oil distributors to identify new revenue streams and find alternative ways of keeping their margins and their customers.” he warns.

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Credit: This article appears in the July Issue of Fuel Oil News magazine