Simonís two facilities in the major inland port of Mannheim occupy a strategic location on the River Rhine,
western Europeís principal inland waterway, providing links to industrial centres in Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria, and Italy.
The terminals provide storage and handling solutions for the region's petrochemical and petroleum activities and also provide efficient access to the major deep water coastal ports of Rotterdam, Amsterdam, and Antwerp. The terminals are configured with the flexibility to ship and receive, tranship and blend products via barge, rail and truck.
Simonís Mannheim facilities handle a broad suite of products for its customers, from petroleum products including gasoline, diesel, heating oils and alternative fuels, and petrochemicals, to chemical products such as solvents, resins and various polymer intermediates.
The terminals offer 134 tanks, both stainless steel and carbon steel, most with dedicated import / export systems.
To meet specific product requirements tanks may be heated, lined, or equipped with air-injection, nitrogen blanketing systems or recirculation devices for product homogenization.
Development land is available both for expansion of the existing services and as a location for new projects for specific client requirements.
The terminals participate in the CDI-T (Chemicals Distribution Institute - Terminals) inspection programme.
history and development
The Mannheim facilities have a long and successful track record of supplying bespoke storage, handling, blending and distribution services across the complete spectrum of the chemical, petroleum and petrochemical industries.
East Coast Storm Update
10 December 2013
On the evening of Thursday December 5th 2013, the UK East Coast was hit by a combination of high tides and the biggest storm surge seen for 60 years. The Immingham West and East Terminals suffered extensive flooding where tides were two metres higher than usual and breached the lock gates. The Riverside Terminal on Teesside was also extensively flooded with the river embankment breached in a number of places. more »