SIA Flexitanks, the world’s largest independent Flexitank provider, celebrates a major milestone with 10 Years of Business Excellence. With our continued growth, SIA remain committed to further building our global operations with a commitment to a sustainable environment.
Flexitanks are a cost effective solution to transporting and storing crude oil. They are the next step in delivering bulk liquids to oil production facilities and refineries, by using 20ft shipping containers as a carrier for liquid bulk materials. Flexitanks assist in reducing costs of cargo shipping and give operators more time to focus on operating their facilities instead of loading and unloading vessels. They offer a cost effective solution for moving oils from point A to point B.
Flexitanks—also referred to as flexibags, collapsible tanks, or bladders—are safe for storing hazardous materials like crude oil. This is especially important in today’s volatile oil market, when producers are scrambling for any space available to store their crude.
The trees on the land project is a seasonal fixture on farms and in communities across the island. Trees on the Land is a cross-border initiative working to establish young native trees across the 32 counties of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
The ‘Plant a Tree’ project aligns with our commitment to a sustainable environment. Operating around the world, SIA Flexitanks remain committed to continually minimizing our environmental impact globally. We continue to meet environmental standards and continue to recover and recycle materials where practical and environmentally beneficial to do so. Find out more about our plans for a Sustainable Flexitank Environment.
Flexitanks offer a cheaper and more effective way to transport liquids in bulk allowing you to reduce your shipping costs. SIA Flexitanks offer a safe, streamlined and more environmentally friendly way to reduce transport costs for bulk liquid logistics and overcoming the problems associated with traditional shipping methods of shipping liquids in large volumes.
For example, when using ISO tank containers, Drums or Barrels, loading and unloading times are much longer, they need cleaned after each use and on most occasions they need to be shipped back to the supplier. Find out how flexitanks reduce shipping costs below.
2020 was a great year for SIA Flexitanks, we enjoyed growth in all regions with many success stories to appreciate. Take a look back at our Year in Review below.
This was a year like no other with the Covid-19 virus spreading throughout the globe bringing untold havoc to the world of business. While the COVID-19 situation remains dynamic, we have been vigilant in anticipating and overcoming the obstacles it has presented.
SIA Flexitanks have continued to deliver for our customers, without compromising our employees’ safety. At the onset of the crisis, we took action to enable our employees to work from home. At this time, we have partially reopened some of our offices, but are taking a cautious and measured approach to having employees return.
SIA CEO Damien McClean was once again interviewed by FreightWaves – The leading provider of trucking news, media, and analytics. Giving his insight into the bulk booze market of wine during a time of COVID, the SIA CEO spoke at length about his company’s experiences during the pandemic, describing the changing dynamics in the flexitank industry and how COVID is complicating global supply chains.