Stolthaven Santos named top bulk liquid terminal in Brazil

Stolthaven Santos, has been named Brazil’s number-one bulk liquid terminal by integrated energy company and leader in biofuels, Raízen.

Stolthaven Santos, a Stolt-Nielsen Limited company, is a global leader in integrated solutions for the transport and storage of bulk liquid products. It was elected the best liquid bulk storage terminal in the Best of the Year Award – 20/21 Harvest by Raízen, in the Safety and Productivity Category. The award recognises the best management performance in the areas of safety, processes, productivity and controls, and supports our ambition to be the most respected global storage provider.

“Stolthaven Santos stands out for the consistency of its management in the areas of safety, productivity and quality, being a benchmark for our ethanol operations over the years,” explained Nilton Gabardo, Director of Business Development at Raízen.

Guy Bessant, President Stolthaven Terminals, said: “This award marks another step on our journey to becoming the world’s most respected global storage provider. We are only able to achieve our aims thanks to our outstanding people across all functions working as a team, not only in Santos, but around the globe. In recent years, we have increased our focus on improving the customer experience and this is beginning to reap tangible rewards.”

Marcelo Schmitt, General Manager Stolthaven Santos, added: “I am extremely proud to be leading a team of such dedicated individuals. This prize recognizes the efforts of all our people to deliver the highest standards of safety and care when handling our customers’ products. During the pandemic the team has demonstrated both resilience and commitment which has now been acknowledged by one of our most important customers.”

The awards ranked a total of 22 terminals across Brazil and recognises those that demonstrate the highest levels of safety, processes, productivity and controls with specific related KPIs. Stolthaven Santos is Brazil’s main export hub for ethanol grade B (human consumption and pharmaceutical use) approved by Raízen, due to non-contamination records and high levels of accuracy and quality, with operational loss below 0.1%).