Entries by Sophie Verhaeghe

Sign of appreciation for successful teamwork and dedication!

Monday 21/2 a close-out meeting took place in OTAGT for the Eucalyptus project. OTAGT awarded Geldof – in consortium with BAM – The EPC contract for the construction of a 135.000. cbm fully refrigerated tank at OTAGT’s premises. Now we can proudly say Europe’s largest propylene storage tank is up and running since 6/01/2022. As […]

Swift completion thanks to great collaboration

After the successful completion of a project which consists of building 30 large tanks in the port of Ghent, we were asked by the end customer to also take care of calibrating the tanks. It was a nice bonus to be able to carry out this project, which could be combined with our presence on […]

Major maintenance @Rotterdam

Although we have already delivered various tanks on site at one of our big maintenance clients in Rotterdam, it is of course always exciting to put in an offer for a new major maintenance project. Once again we succeeded, thanks to the input of a group of colleagues within Maintenance Services to win 2 new […]

Speaking of a happy reunion!

A few years after our successful collaboration, Yara has chosen Geldof for the renewal of 190m of quay belt, where they want to increase transport capacity but also improve safety and cleanliness. This quay belt transports nitrate granules from the tower to the shiploader by means of tripper car that can move over the full […]

Tank Maintenance @Shell Pernis refinery

We scored a project of tank Maintenance at the Shell Pernis refinery. Both tanks have a diameter of 36 m. After jacking the tanks, we will replace the central bottoms, including the annular ring and the internal piping. Then 1 tank is fitted with a new wind stiffener. The other works consist of various activities […]

Third scrubber tower for Belco®

After successful construction of 2 BELCO® scrubbers, there is now a third project ongoing.  We were awarded the construction of another wet gas scrubber tower, that will be completely shop built and transported by boat to South America by medio next year. The stainless steel BELCO® scrubber, with a diameter of 4.5 and a height […]

At TransTank we are on the last straight line to the finish.

The floating suction and also the safety valves are installed. Two of the three tanks have already been painted. Within a couple of weeks the third tank will also be covered in paint. The fire extinguishing system and the sprinkler system is installed on the first tank, installation on the second tank is in full […]

Right on schedule for acceptance by our client …

In mid-2020, BDI entrusted us with a very exciting project; the construction of 30 tanks for a big project close to home. With 13 tanks in carbon steel, 17 tanks in stainless steel, a range from 3.3m to 15.2m in diameter and heights from 4.5 to 20m, this project offers a veritable smorgasbord of storage […]

Safety, quality and planning are key

Mid-July we received another Tank Maintenance order. We were selected to carry out some modifications to a tank pit. It concerns 10 tanks in 3 different sizes. 4 Tanks of 24 meters, 2 Tanks of 18 meters, 4 Tanks of 15 meters. All Tanks are 13 meters high. The scope includes the replacement of all […]