Saunders Construction and Maintenance

Diesel, Petrol and Ethanol Storage Tanks

Vopak---Port-BotanyDesign, construction and testing of nine storage tanks with a total capacity of 100 Megalitres

  • 2 x diesel storage tanks
  • 2 x unleaded petrol storage tanks
  • 4 x diesel or unleaded petrol storage tanks
  • 1 x ethanol storage tank
  • 2 x cone roof tanks

Client: Vopak

Location: Via Simblist Road, Port Botany, NSW 2036

Scope of this project included:

  • Design of all tanks in accordance with requirements of API-650 & API-2000 standards
  • All geodesic dome roofs were constructed on the ground and lifted into position with 350T heavy lift cranes
  • Calibration of all tanks on completion
  • Hydrostatic testing of tanks
  • Non-destructive testing of tanks in accordance with the requirements of API-650 standard
  • Protective treatment of all tanks in accordance with client specification
  • Tank sizes were:
    • One 37.75 metre (diameter) x 24 metre (height) diesel tank complete with low profile aluminium geodesic dome roof and aluminium internal floating blanket
    • One 37.75 metre (diameter) x 24 metre (height) unleaded petrol storage tank complete with low profile aluminium geodesic dome roof and aluminium internal floating blanket
    • One 27 metre (diameter) x 24 metre (height) unleaded petrol storage tank complete with low profile aluminium geodesic dome roof and aluminium internal floating blanket
    • One 27 metre (diameter) x 24 metre (height) diesel tank complete with low profile aluminium geodesic dome roof and aluminium internal floating blanket
    • One 16.5 metre (diameter) x 24 metre (height) Ethanol storage tank complete with low profile aluminium geodesic dome roof and aluminium internal floating blanket
    • Two 6 metre (diameter) x 11 metre (height) Cone Roof tanks
    • One 20.0 metre (diameter) x 24 metre (height) diesel or unleaded petrol storage tank complete with low profile aluminium geodesic dome roof and aluminium internal floating blanket
    • One 35.0 metre (diameter) x 24 metre (height) diesel or unleaded petrol storage tank complete with low profile aluminium geodesic dome roof and aluminium internal floating blanket
    • Two 35.9 metre (diameter) x 24 metre (height) diesel or unleaded petrol storage tank complete with low profile aluminium geodesic dome roof and aluminium internal floating blanket
RHS Diesel, petrol and ethanol storage tanks