CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a mandatory evacuation by the Authorities of all personnel in the barrier islands of Brevard County including Port Canaveral, the Seaport Canaveral Terminal operations have been safely suspended by the local team. Terminal operations will remain suspended until the local conditions allow for the safe re-instatement.
Prior to the shutdown, the Seaport Canaveral Terminal team have taken all possible precautionary measures in order to protect the local environment and the terminal from possible damage. The operations team are monitoring the facility locally and are available to react to any unforeseen events.
Seaport Canaveral Terminal (a VTTI Energy Partners LP terminal) will resume its operations as soon as the situation allows for it to do so.
The safety of our staff, their families and the community are our primary concern at this point in time.
About Seaport Canaveral Terminal
The terminal is sixty miles from Orlando, on the East Coast of Florida. It is a state-of-the-art storage terminal that delivers an independent supply of petroleum products to the state with the capacity for nearly 3 million barrels of refined products. Its 24 storage tanks offer storage for gasoline, diesel, biofuel and biodiesel, ethanol, jet fuel and fuel oil. The terminal has two jetties, with a maximum draft of 12 metres, and direct loading and unloading infrastructure for barges, seagoing vessels, trucks and, separately, a dedicated pipeline for bunkering cruise ships.
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SOURCE VTTI Energy Partners LP