An innovative petroleum tanker from the German manufacturer Schrader has entered service with Hoyer Petrolog UK. The Unitas 2020 is a six-compartment tanker designed to carry 43,000 litres of petroleum, ethanol or a blend of both, with a tare weight of 5,450kg. With a low overall height of 3,900mm, it has countersunk man-lids, removing the need for roll-over protection. The tank is cylindrical apart from the 11,000-litre front compartment, which is a D-section and incorporates an internal run-off pipe for […]
Tanker operators can cut the cost of expanding their fleet by up to 50% by using TIP Tankers to remount their own tanker fleet. Tanker remounting involves reusing stainless steel barrels and fitting these onto new chassis equipped with the latest running gear.
Higher prices for goods and services resulting from the effects of rush-hour congestion on business are costing every UK household around £100 a year, a new report from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) has suggested. The report found sitting in congestion was costing the UK’s commuting households around £456 apiece or a combined total of £3.9bn a year, taking both direct and indirect costs into account. The direct costs – essentially additional fuel and lost time – […]