Vopak Preparing for Green Ammonia Handling and Storage at Vlissingen, The Netherlands
11.04.2022 By Ella Keskin - NEWS

November 04, 2022 [ICIS] – Vopak is preparing for the storage of green ammonia in the Netherlands at its terminal in Vlissingen, with berths, pipeline and infrastructure availability, it said on Tuesday, as it gauges market interest.

 

Two existing 55,000cbm liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) storage tanks can be re-purposed for ammonia, the tank storage company said, and it has space available for an ammonia cracker – a plant that can convert ammonia to hydrogen – or other installations.

“The location will be connected to the northwest European hydrogen network, which can be used to supply the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany,” it added.

Vopak Terminal Vlissingen is located in the North Sea Port in the Scheldt-Delta region, which is part of the largest hydrogen cluster in the Benelux, bought together in a cross-border and cross industry collaboration Smart Delta resources.

Vopak is looking into opportunities to import green ammonia from Morocco, Australia and/or the Middle East with several partners, it has said, with the ability to handle ammonia safely at several locations in its global network.

It foresees green ammonia as a carrier for hydrogen and also as a bunker fuel.

The company says on its website that it is pursuing more than ten infrastructure projects and studies on new energies focusing on low-carbon and renewable hydrogen, ammonia, CO2, long duration energy storage like flow batteries, and sustainable feedstocks.

The demand for green ammonia is anticipated to grow with increasingly stringent carbon emission regulations and zero-carbon energy goals globally.

The global green ammonia market is projected to reach over $18bn in terms of revenue by 2031.

Green ammonia is 100% carbon-free and can be made by using hydrogen from water electrolysis and nitrogen separated from the air.

 


Pro Trial: Access 11,340 Tank Terminal and Production Facilities

11,340 tank storage and production facilities as per the date of this article. Click on the button and register to get instant access to actionable tank storage industry data

The Vopak Pacific Canada Project Has Reached a Significant Project Milestone
11.29.2022 - NEWS
November 29, 2022 [Tank Store Mag] – The Vopak Pacific Canada project has reached a significant... Read More
MISC, Japanese and Chinese Partners Scoop QatarEnergy LNG Prize
11.29.2022 - NEWS
November 29, 2022 [New Atlas] – Latest package of newbuild carriers will be constructed by Hudo... Read More
Port Arthur LNG Project Sanction Expected In Early 2023, Says Sempra
11.29.2022 - NEWS
November 29, 2022 [New Atlas] – Texas gas liquefaction facility was granted a 50-month extensio... Read More
JBIC and Woodside Move On New LNG Supply to Japan
11.29.2022 - NEWS
November 29, 2022 [New Atlas] – Australia’s Woodside Energy has teamed up with the Japan Bank... Read More