This is a terminal for storage and distribution of petrol and biofuel products located in the Port of Barcelona. The storage capacity is 453,000 m3, distributed in 29 tanks with a range of capacities of 2000 m3 to 24,000 m3 located in inter-connected plots. It has 5 islets for the loading of tanker trucks, fully automated. The installations carried out are the following:


  • General low-voltage distribution panel
  • Engine manoeuvring panel
  • High-efficiency speed shifters with low harmonic IGBT technology for 355-kW pumps
  • Laying of trays and power cables for ATEX zones
  • Exterior lighting, tanks and truck-loading and auxiliary zones
  • Installation of the steam-recuperation unit
  • Supply and assembly of electrical tracing for biodiesel tanks, interior biodiesel and fuel oil pipes. Tracing of exterior lines to loading areas with long-line system


  • Supply and assembly of Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) and distribution panel
  • Installation of the tank-level measuring system
  • Installation of the truck-loading system, including product counters, additive feeders, earthing, overload detection, and operator terminal
  • Installation of the auxiliary instrumentation of the terminal
  • Fuel oil tank-heating system with thermal oil
  • Laying of trays and power control cables for ATEX zones
  • Closed-circuit television and intercom and public address system


  • Supply and assembly of the control panel with PLC and communications system
  • Development of the control software of the terminal, including the tank-levelling system, loading and offloading of vessels, automatic truck-loading, product pumps, and entry and exit scales
  • Each islet has 4 bottom loading arms for diesel fuels and gasolines with the possibility of mixing 2 biodiesels in diesel fuels and bioethanol in gasolines including tax and quality additives
  • Development of the SCADA supervision software of the terminal
  • Development of the management software of the terminal
  • Remote maintenance service for the control system       

Category: Industrial | TANK STORAGE TERMINALS

Client: Tradebe