Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Tamada Industries, Inc. (Tamada) officially signed a MoU on cooperation in the trial project of double-shell tank against harmful matters.
Petrolimex Director General Tran Van Thinh, Jica Vietnam Chief Mutsuya Mori and Tamada Executive Director Yoshiaki Tamada signing the MoU at Petrolimex Head office (No. 1 Kham Thien, Dong Da, Ha Noi, Vietnam
Attending the signing ceremony were Mr. Mutsuya Mori,Chief of Jica Vietnam, Mr. Yoshiaki Tamada, Executive Director of Tamada, Mr. Bui Ngoc Bao, Chairman of Petrolimex Board of Management , Mr. Tran Van Thinh, Petrolimex Director General, Mr. Ngo Quang Toan, Chairman of Petrolimex Joint Stock Installation Company (PCC1), Mr. Pham Minh Tam, Director of PCC1 and their staff.
Witnessing the ceremony were Vice Minister of Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Dang Huy Dong, Major general - General Director of Fire fighting, Rescure and Salvage Dept Do Van Son together with representatives of related authorities of Ministry of Planning & Investment Portal, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Ministry of Industry and Trade and mass media of Vietnam.
Double-shell tank is the steel fiber reinforced plastic double shell tank , abbreviated as the SF cover, to protect and curb the possible leakage of harmful agents such as oil products, chemicals,,, with a view to ensuring safety for the content in the tank, sanitation, environment and protection against fire and explosion better than the bitumen coated tanks in use now in Vietnam.
Besides, the double shell tanks in the trial project would allow easier maintenance, longer life for products, reduced cost for installation, inspection and repair than bitumen coated tanks in use now.
Time for the project is rounded at 18 months (starting from July 2013 to end of December 2014)
This project is in the Japanese government ODA grant fund for the program “ Trial dissemination of technology by Japanese small and medium enterprises (SMEs) aiming at proving the efficiency of applying Japanese SMEs technology in developing countries and enhancing development benefit through the dissemination of technology and products”
Suggested by Jica, the Japanese government selected Tamada co cooperate with Petrolimex in developing this project.
Petrolimex appoints PCC1 to directly work with Tamada in the production, installation, test and evaluate the products.
PCC1 is a member of Petrolimex, specialized in the production and installation of oil and gas projects. PCC1 has a long history and is a pioneer in applying scientific technology in many high quality projects. One of the model project by PCC1 is the petroleum bonded warehouse at Van Phong.
The installation for evaluation will be made in two Petrolimex retail stations in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
After the trial project is successful , the parties will apply the production technology on the production en mass in Vietnam.
Related news on:
• Jica: http://www.jica.go.jp/index.html
• Tamada: http://www.tamada.co.jp/
• Petrolimex: http://www.petrolimex.com.vn/default.aspx