Ruud van Stralen – Commercial Storage Professional

Over 30 years’ experience in Amsterdam and Rotterdam terminals from commercial to operational and strategic development from company to port operations. This included:

  • 4 years practical commercial advisories on tank storage as owner of TankPort B.V.
  • 15 years as Commercial Manager, oil and chemicals for the Port of Amsterdam with commercial responsibility for product growth (1998- 8 mtpa to 2013 43 mtpa). Advised the port on a long-term vision on oil terminals, chemical/biofuel production plants and LNG strategy.
  • 9 years as Commercial Director at Comos Tank BV – Amsterdam for an oil storage terminal in Port of Amsterdam. 9 years as Senior Sales Manager at Paktank International BV (now VOPAK) – which covered all the crude oil and oil product terminals in the Port of Rotterdam.
  • Fluent in English, German, Dutch, French