Entries by Sophie Verhaeghe

Site-built storage tank @the north of France

In the north of France, we are have nearly finished construction of a tank for the storage of Acrylonitril, as part of the bigger project, called WIMAP. Geldof was responsible for the engineering, preparation, construction and protection of the carbon steel storage tank at the Ineos site in Wingles. After engineering and preparation in our […]

Tank maintenance @TEAM Terminal

In February, after 3 years of good cooperation, we have been rewarded by TEAM Terminal with an extension of our tank maintenance contract for another 3 years. Meanwhile several large tanks on the site in Rotterdam have had their maintenance works executed by Geldof consisting of a variety of items: new bottoms, roofs, parts of […]

Vacuum double bottom, ready for a “type approval”

For our client Transtank GmbH in Germany, we are responsible for the design and construction of three site built storage tanks with an operational volume of 15000m³. The 3 identical double walled tanks will be used for the storage of aviation fuel JET A1 and in line with the international JIG requirements. By pipeline Jet A1 […]

Expansion @Charleroi Airport

Brussels South Charleroi Airport plans to expand its storage capacity in order to increase their activity, with the financial help of SOWAER. We are proud to announce that we were selected to realise this project together with Spie. We are responsible for the construction of a tank with a volume of 600m³ that will also […]

Air rising @OTAGT

The construction of one of the largest cooled propane tanks in Europe has entered a new stage. On Wednesday 20/05, the roof was brought to its final position by means of air rising. Last summer, the consortium made up of Engicon nv (Geldof) and BAM Contractors was appointed to build a fully cooled propane tank […]

We will be back, Corsica!

At the end of February, the first sphere was transferred to one of our partners for the follow-up work. The second one was tested at 35 barg and is ready to be blasted and painted. Very soon she will also be handed over to our partners. This means that our work in Corsica is almost […]

Final roof part @OTAGT

Even during these challenging and uncertain times, our people are giving their all. With the necessary health and safety measures taken, we continue doing our job wherever possible. Last month, the final roof part was installed at OTAGT. This roof has a diameter of 83m and consists of 26 different segments (+- 25 ton/piece). May […]

Successful audit in changing times

Last week we received auditors from Bureau Veritas, digitally of course, where the novelties from ISO 45001 (safety) were particularly discussed. We fully recognize that we have a stake in future generations. We take responsibility for the environmental impact of our activities. We view this obligation as extending beyond mere statutory requirements to comply with […]