Meet the Buyer event – Vopak

Meet the Buyer event – Vopak

Innovation and needs of our buyer

Royal Vopak is the world’s leading independent tank storage company. They operate a global network of terminals located at strategic locations along major trade routes. With a history of over 400 years, and a strong focus on sustainability, Vopak ensures safe, efficient and clean storage and handling of bulk liquid products and gases.

Vopak is looking for solutions in the following three fields:


  • Sensors: operational data, Internet of things solutions, remote sensing for valves and pumps
  • Blockchain: lower transaction costs, transparency of the supply chain
  • Big data applications
  • Robotics for cleaning and inspection of the tanks: non-man entry tank cleaning (robotics)


  • Terminal for eyes principle: broad automation opportunity – for example fibre optics
  • Productivity of truck loading base
  • Energy management systems
  • Quantitative measurement of emissions – truck loading, tanks, pipelines equipment

Energy transition

  • Hydrogen