TSA comments on Transport Decarbonisation Plan

Today, the UK Government has published its plan to decarbonise transport by 2050.

Commenting on the publication of the transport decarbonisation plan, Peter Davidson, Executive Director of the Tank Storage Association, said: “We welcome the publication of the plan and stand ready to work in partnership with Government to ensure that our sector can fully support and lead on the innovations that will be necessary to meet the UK’s net-zero goals. TSA members are a critical part of the supply chain ensuring existing and future products reach their customers. While the bulk liquid storage sector and associated logistics are already active in a number of areas that will drive success going forward, ultimately, investment and collaboration with Government and all partners will be pivotal as the UK transitions to a decarbonised economy.”  

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Notes to editors

  • The Tank Storage Association (TSA) represents the interests of over 60 member companies engaged in the storage of bulk liquids and the provision of products and services to the sector. Collectively, its members operate over 302 terminals and distribution hubs in the UK and have over 11 million cubic metres of storage capacity in the United Kingdom (UK) and Republic of Ireland (ROI). TSA’s members provide and support an essential interface between sea, road, rail and pipeline logistics for many different substances including transport and heating fuels, chemicals, animal feed and foodstuffs.
  • For more information on the announcement, click here.
  • For an electronic copy of the TSA report “Enabling the energy transition: the role of the bulk liquid storage sector”click here.

Media enquiries

Nunzia Florio, Communications Specialist: T. +44 (0)7903 388584 – Email communications@tankstorage.org.uk

 

 

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