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Established as the market leader in bitumen container design and supply, we also focus our expertise on a range of other container based solutions. Our extensive company history working with some of the largest global players in both the Oil & Gas and Road Construction industries has given us a wealth of experience in providing innovative solutions to the market.

Frequently Asked Questions

Bitumen or Apshalt is a dark-coloured material found naturally in different forms such as in rock asphalt, tar sands and asphalt ‘lakes’. Bitumen or asphalt used for construction is generally obtained through the distillation process of petroleum. In Europe the liquid binder is referred to as bitumen whereas in North America it is referred to as asphalt, or asphalt cement.

Yes, Bitutainer™ are suitable for all grades of bitumen, PMBs and heavy fuel oils. The exception is Coal Tar for which IMO1 rated units must be used, due to the higher temperatures required for discharge and transfer.

Email us at info@tecint.co.uk or telephone our UK head office on
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Insight into Hazardous Material Codes

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Insight into the Industry-Wide Shift Towards a More Sustainable Future in Bitumen Operations

The bitumen industry stands as a cornerstone of global infrastructure development, with a pivotal role in the sustainable transformation of construction materials. The push from industry leaders in exploring new innovative strides and strategic adaptations aimed at diminishing the environmental impact of bitumen is essential to achieve the targets set out to achieve net-zero, but also provides an excellent opportunity for growth within our sector.

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Understanding The Rise of Shipping Costs in 2024

As we navigate through 2024, the global shipping industry has encountered a notable surge in freight rates across several major trading routes, signalling an early onset of what appears to be an unusually early peak season. Since the start of May, container spot rates have risen sharply, with the most pronounced increases seen from the Far East to North Europe, where rates have escalated by 30% since April 1st, reaching $4,343 per FEU by mid-May.

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