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Project Black Pearl Progress Ceremony

04 March 2015

On March 5th, Vopak Horizon Fujairah Ltd organized a progress ceremony for the 7th expansion phase, project Black Pearl. The project contains the construction of five large new storage tanks and a new manifold for the storage of crude oil. “The new tanks enable us to grow our business to 2.6 mln cubic meters and to enter into a new market for our company” says Cees de Greve, General Manager of Vopak Horizon Fujairah Ltd.  

The ceremony was attended by His Highness Shaikh Hamad Bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, His Highness Shaikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah and His Highness Shaikh Saleh Bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Chairman of the Department of Industry and Economy. In order to celebrate the progress of the project His highness Shaikh Hamad Bin Mohammed Al Sharqi revealed a Black Pearl trophy which symbolizes the progress of this project. With safety as a critical foundation, the project is scheduled to be completed in the course of 2016 together with the new jetty constructed by the Port of Fujairah.