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EVOS Amsterdam and Systems Navigator explore new approaches to infrastructure optimization

Updated: Aug 13, 2020

DELFT; August 12, 2020 - Systems Navigator assisted Evos Amsterdam to gain insight into different infrastructure allocation set-ups, resulting in guidance to support decision making concerning the use of terminal assets and workforce.

Systems Navigator advised Evos Amsterdam on how to best allocate terminal infrastructure in order to minimize the number of sub orders. Various products and infrastructure allocations were analyzed to test the influence on the number of sub orders, berth occupancy and waiting times. Next to potential reallocation of infrastructure, the model outcomes identified the influence of potential changes of terminal throughput and the benefits of future infrastructure investments.

According to Evos Amsterdam: “The insights we gained from the analyses Systems Navigator performed on our terminal infrastructure helped us to compare different infrastructural allocations. This was not the first time that we have worked closely with Systems Navigator and therefore we were confident of their expertise in the current project. The results helped us to form an educated opinion on how to operate our terminal infrastructure in the most efficient manner.” – stated Paul Dekker, Front Line Execution Manager Evos Amsterdam.

On Systems Navigator side: “We are happy to have had the opportunity to advise and support Evos Amsterdam with their search for improved infrastructure usage. By further refining the Evos Amsterdam simulation model, we were able to not only simulate the water-side operations in a very detailed way but also taking into account additional infrastructure usage such as line displacements, pigging operations and tank to tank routing.” – stated Daan Merkestein, Systems Navigator Sr Consultant.

About EVOS Amsterdam

Evos is an international and independent energy storage company, operating a network of premium tank terminals with a combined storage capacity of 2.5 million m3. With a strong heritage and supported by our shareholder’s vision of long-term value creation, Evos have the ambition to continuously grow and develop its business.

Terminal Amsterdam:

A state-of-the-art terminal in Amsterdam, Europe’s key hub for clean petroleum products.

Evos Amsterdam offers more than 1,200,000 m³ storage capacity for gasoline, middle distillates and related components. The modern and highly automated terminal infrastructure offers customers high throughputs, fast vessel turnarounds, on-demand blending and effective vapour recovery.

About Systems Navigator

Systems Navigator is a global leader in advanced and predictive decision support technology. Systems Navigator assists their customers in making better decisions on where to spend their capital by demonstrating the impact of change through simulation modelling. Systems Navigator’s Dropboard platform for planning & scheduling helps companies optimize their operations, improve customer service and maximize the use of their assets.

To learn more about this project or Systems Navigator, please contact our office at +31 (0) 15 750 1030, email us or visit the website at

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