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Odfjell Terminals (Rotterdam) prepares for increase in terminal throughput

Updated: Jan 15, 2020

DELFT; Sep. 14, 2017 - Systems Navigator advises on preferred strategy to increase terminal throughput while improving service levels.

In order to be future-proof Odfjell Terminals (Rotterdam) (OTR) is improving terminal logistics. The main goal is to find ways to increase terminal throughput while keeping customer satisfaction high. As a global leader in predictive analysis and technology, Odfjell Terminals (Rotterdam) selected Systems Navigator to support this project.

The extensive experience in both refinery and storage terminal logistics helped Systems Navigator’s team to quickly grasp the complexities of OTR’s logistics, which are a combination of both services. By quantifying multiple future scenarios the project team advised management on the preferred strategy in terms of investments in terminal infrastructure, equipment and throughput sensitivities.

Scenario analysis allowed the project team to find multiple ways to increase terminal throughput by a significant percentage, without detracting from customer satisfaction. As a result, the project lead to a deep insight in the current and future capacity of the terminal, debottlenecking of the terminal and recommendations for achieving better performance.

About Systems Navigator

Systems Navigator is a global leader in advanced and predictive decision support technology. Since 2003, our employees are working around the globe for a wide range of customers on the most challenging projects. We assist our customers in making better decisions on where to spend their capital by demonstrating the impact of change through simulation modelling. Our DROPBOARD platform for planning & scheduling helps companies optimize their operations, improve customer service and maximize the use of their assets.

About Odfjell Terminals

Odfjell Terminals is a global provider of tank storage services and aims to become the best in class provider of tank storage and associated services for liquid chemicals, oil, biofuels, edible oils and gases, adding value to all relevant stakeholders.

Odfjell Terminal operates nine tank terminals, which are in key ports around the world. Located at Botlek, the heart of Rotterdam's harbor and the most important chemical distribution center in Europe, Odfjell Terminals Rotterdam (OTR) has a total gross storage capacity of about 1,636,498 cbm in 284 storage tanks. The tank terminal stores both chemicals and mineral oil products and offers a toll distillation service for the petrochemical and petroleum industry (PID).

To learn more about Systems Navigator contact our office at +31 15 750 1030 or by email.

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