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 […]
Suckling Transport said business had been “encouraging” last year, with profit and turnover up 49% and 43% respectively.
Reducing fuel consumption will be the single biggest priority for over a third of fleet managers in 2013, a survey by fleet management systems supplier GreenRoad has suggested. Just over 35% of respondents to a question about priorities for next year cited reducing fuel costs as their most important challenge, with 20% citing compliance with regulations and 16% highlighting the need to ensure safe driving. Over two thirds of respondents said they expected fuel prices to rise modestly in 2013, […]
Hoyer Petrolog has insisted that the UK remains an important market to the German multi-national transport giant, despite forecasting flat turnover in a bulk transport market that remains in “steady decline”.