UNITED BUNKERING AND TRANSPORTATION (UBC) COMPANY BV is a state of the art shipping company and terminal for the storage of petroleum products at the heart of the Rotterdam.
Since 2012, we have put our name firmly on the map of the Rotterdam port area with a compact and flexible team. We are a niche player, but one that belongs to the established order. We cherish the advantages of our relatively small size every day: flexibility and openness, direct communication with customers and stakeholders.
Created in October 25, 2012 and registered here in The Netherlands with VAT ID NL852079965B01, we are very experienced in shipping, transportation and tank storage of petroleum products.
Our Function and History
Time has shown United Bunkering and Transportation (UBC) Company BV professionalism, quality and approach, and as a result of non-stop operation of seafarers.
It is not a surprised fact that United Bunkering and Transportation (UBC) Company BV is one of the trusted organizations who can assist in terms of storage and transportation of oil and gas products..
We have special team of professionals who are also been hired and chartered by some of our partners in making sure we avoid spillage during refining, transportation, storage etc.
Key points about United Bunkering and Transportation (UBC) Company Terminals (Rotterdam & Houston);
- Independent provider of tank storage.
- Provider for chemical, petroleum, mineral and transshipment operations.
- Ample jetty availability.
- All modes of transportation – vessel, train, truck and pipeline.
- Zero-emission terminal.
Our Mission is to deliver exceptional cost effective service with a high level of responsiveness, flexibility, safety and quality through the following core values:
1. Service: Exceeding customers’ expectations and competitors offerings.
2. People: Being an employer of choice for empowered individuals in a sustainable environment.
3. Safety: Working together for greater gain in a safe and hazard-free environment.
4. Integrity: We earn the trust of customers with honesty, fairness and by honoring our commitments.
United Bunkering and Transportation (UBC) Company BV's vision is to be a dynamic, effective and efficient company continuously delivering exceptional performance.
Our experts will consult with you
We do not only provide customized storage solutions that aligns with your business, but also provide a range of other warehousing services, which includes fulfillment, returns management, packaging, specialty wrapping, transportation, logistic support, customized logistic process, supply chain management, distribution, inventory control, door-to-door transport, pick and pack operations, cross dock distribution, labeling, temperature controlled storage solutions, food grade facilities, and so on.
Why choose our warehousing service?
Our warehousing services are known nationwide to be one of the most reliable, safe and affordable, because we take pride in delivering the best of warehousing services, at the most reasonable prices. Our own warehouses, as well as our partner’s warehouses are located at strategic locations to ensure that there is no additional cost you need to bear during and before transport of freight.
Our Oil Storage Tanks services ensures you best quality services at all times
The transfer of crude oil from the tank farm to the marine terminal is managed by the TMS (Tank Farm Management System), a system that facilitates the execution of on-site commands (pumps, valves, etc..), the complete management of the data, reports and alarms coming from such devices and the recording and archiving of all relevant technical information.
Image This system passes signals from on-site devices to computers that process, store and represent the data and is complemented by sub-systems that perform such specific functions as reading and monitoring the oil level in the tanks, supervising fire protection systems and recording the quantities of crude oil transported.
The tank farm also contains the first pumping station which uses four 3,000 kW pumps to feed the crude oil into the pipeline.
Logistic service providers would understand your business
Lowering costs and outsourcing logistics would lead to lowering the overhead costs associated with maintaining a fleet of carriers, manpower on company’s payroll, warehousing maintenance and related taxes, processing charges, equipment costs, cross docking expenses, and so on. With such load taken off the shoulder of the company, it can focus on other important aspects of the business and provide better products and services to end users.
It helps in enhancing the profitability of the company, while lowering the operational costs as well as the price of the end products. With such great importance attached to logistics, it is hard for the company to trust their logistics with a third party logistic service provider. But, it can actually prove crucial to success in ways more than one. Here are the few benefits –
It is a known fact that having an in-house logistic department can enhance a company’s overall operational cost by a great margin, and this also affects the net profit and the benefits that the company wants to pass on to their clients. A smooth logistic operation is essential to the success of the company and the customer satisfaction it provides to its customers.
Enhancing Efficiency – As the third party logistic service providers are dedicated to the job and are experienced and expert in their field, they leave no stone unturned in providing the best services possible, which is not always possible for the in-house logistic department.
Enhancing Focus – With the company no longer having to take care of logistics, it helps the company to focus on bettering the products and services and providing better customer satisfaction and lowering the costs of the end products.
Innovation – Logistic service providers would understand your business and brainstorm with you to design custom tailor logistic processes and solutions that would turnaround your business for good, and help in delivering better results, leading to great benefits for the customers, and higher profits for the company.
These are just the few of the benefits you will enjoy when you trust your logistic requirements with us. We assure you of world class logistics and related services, enhancing your market reputation, profitability and nearing you to your long term goals, sooner than you expected.
Transporting liquid petroleum of goods by rail is carried out in a special steel tank cars carrying capacity of 50, 60 and 120 m, made of sheet steel thickness 8-11 mm. Pouring oil into the tank, usually made from top and bottom drain. Tanks are equipped with observation decks, interior and exterior stairs, bottom drain devices and other devices necessary for safe operation on the route and oil-handling operations. As a container for used oil cargo of metal, plastic and wooden drums and cans, plywood and metallofanernye boxes and drums, glass bottles, cotton and paper bags and others.
Road transport - the main mode of transport for the delivery of petroleum products from distribution depots and loading points directly in to the place of consumption (gas stations, vehicle maintenance, etc.). Transportation of petroleum products by road can carried out mainly in the range of a few tens of kilometers. For longer distances vehicles uneconomical compared to rail, and it is used only where there is no network of other modes of transport. Massive oil products (gasoline, diesel, fuel oil, some oil) transported in specialized road tankers and trailers, small batch of oil - in containers on board machines.
Crude оil tankers are used tо transpоrt crude оil frоm fields in the Middle East, Nоrth Sea, Africa, and Latin America tо refineries arоund the wоrld. Prоduct tankers carry refined prоducts frоm refineries tо terminals.
Tankers range in size frоm the small vessels used tо transpоrt refined prоducts tо huge crude carriers. Tanker sizes are expressed in terms оf deadweight (dwt) оr cargо tоns. The smallest tankers are General Purpоse which range frоm 10 tо 25,000 tоns.
Unbeatable trucking and transport services
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We are experienced and expert in the business of logistics
We have the latest fleet of advanced bunkers carriers that can provides high fuel efficiency, expert and licensed team at the Port Terminals, expert team of technicians and logistic support team, and so on. Our Freight Logistics service ensures you best quality services at all times, and our customer support is second to none, ensuring you stay updated with the entire process.
These tankers are used tо transpоrt refined prоducts. The Large Range and Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCC) are emplоyed in internatiоnal crude оil trade. The size оf tanker that can be used in any trade (cоmmercial vоyage between a pоrt оf оrigin and destinatiоn) is dependent оn the tanker's length and lоaded depth and the size оf the lоading and unlоading pоrts.
The larger ships are used because they reduce the cоst tо transpоrt a barrel оf crude оil.
Because shipping oil and gas by sea demands extreme vigilance, we have made safety a core component of our Shipping expertise.
Crude oil is shipped aboard modern vessels that are regularly inspected by our experts. Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is loaded onto specially designed tankers able to keep the product at very low temperatures between the liquefaction plant and the regasification terminal. These highly sophisticated cargo vessels demand world-class engineering know-how and management
Vetting and Chartering a Safe, Modern Fleet
Given the risks inherent in the ocean-going transportation of this type of cargo, we enforce an extremely strict vetting policy for our fleet. We deploy modern vessels that comply with some of the most stringent safety standards around.
The Shipping division (part of the Trading & Shipping branch) uses a combination of:
A time charter fleet (medium and long-term charters). On December 31, 2013, that fleet numbered 46 ships. All have a double hull. At roughly five years, the fleet’s average age is among the lowest in the industry.
Spot charters. These may transport the cargoes of Total entities or simply call at Total-operated oil terminals. Our safety policy prohibits the use of vessels more than twenty years old.
HEALTH, SAFETY, ENVIRONMENT & QUALITY (HSEQ)
- UNITED BUNKERING AND TRANSPORTATION (UBC) COMPANY BV is committed to enhance customer satisfaction through continual improvement, operational excellence and in time delivery of quality products while remaining watchful over the safety, health and environmental concerns of its employees, contractors and the general public associated with it.
- Health, Safety and Environment are considered at par with productivity, quality and profitability when arriving at Business plans and decisions.
- All activities are adequately resourced and carried out by trained and competent personnel who will exercise personal responsibility in preventing harm to themselves, others and environment.
- There is no adverse impact of operations on the environment through implementation of advanced technologies, monitoring and continuous improvement of HSEQ systems.
- Contractors adhere to relevant health, safety, environment and quality standards at our facilities.
- Customer satisfaction is improved in every step of its operations with quality assurance being exercised as a personal responsibility leading to sustainable quality and on-time delivery of products.
- All employees are made aware of their personal responsibility to deliver quality products, fit for internal and external customers and trained accordingly.
- Changes are controlled, assessed and monitored to ensure that the desired effect is achieved in all aspects of organizational performance in the areas of quality, health and safety of employees as well as the operating environment.
- All the hazards are identified as well as rated and appropriate steps are taken to nullify/minimize their impact.
- Our policy is compliant with national and international standards and legal (statutory & regulatory) requirements relevant to the quality of product, health, safety and environment.
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