THE PORT OF TARRAGONA AND VOPAK TERQUIMSA SATISFIED WITH THEIR PARTICIPATION IN THE PLATTS EUROPEAN PETROCHEMICALS VIRTUAL CONFERENCE 2020

06 November 2020


The Port of Tarragona and Vopak Terquimsa have finished satisfied with their participation in the Platts European Petrochemicals Virtual Conference 2020, the most important conference on petrochemicals in Europe. The joint presentation under the title "Logistical challenges across the value chain in times of Covid-19" had more than a hundred attendees.

The event was held in virtual format due to the health emergency generated by Covid-19. During this year's edition there have been conferences, round tables with questions and answers and a networking part at the end. The main topics covered have been the circular economy, the current situation of the petrochemical sector market, logistics and the situation of plastic recycling.

The Port of Tarragona and Vopak Terquimsa have presented the strengths and infrastructures they have in the Tarragona port facilities in the liquids sector, the growth capacity and the strategy to follow in the coming years: to be a regional hub in the Mediterranean for this type of product.

Jointly, all attendees have also been made aware of the actions that have been carried out to reduce the risks that the global pandemic has produced in the logistics chain: priority in the safety and health of workers, maintenance of essential services and of port traffic and economic and environmental measures to help the port community.

Within the networking session, the Port of Tarragona and Vopak Terquimsa had the opportunity to link contacts and at the same time sponsor the prize of a virtual game that was held among the attendees, the "Market Masters".