Federation of European Tank Storage Associations

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Lobbying Costs

300,000€ - 399,999€

Financial year: Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1 Fte (1)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Federation of European Tank Storage Associations   (FETSA)

    EU Transparency Register

    60758835312-16 First registered on 15 Feb 2011

    Goals / Remit

    The Federation of European Tank Storage Associations (FETSA) represents the 7 National Associations of Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Our statutes allow also companies to apply for associate membership in the absence of a National Tank Storage Association. The geographical scope for membership tallies with the United Nations’ Council of Europe. This means that Turkish, Swedish, and Polish operators are now formally belonging to the FETSA family and we hope to expand this to many other Tank Storage companies in and outside the EU.
    In aggregate, FETSA is entitled to speak on behalf of over 160 enterprises. Many of these are large global players with installations in ports all over the world. Tank Storage Companies that are through their National Associations represented in FETSA combine close to 50 per cent of the world storage capacity in bulk liquids i.e. crude oil and oil products, chemicals, edible oils and fats and gases.It i (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    REACH, BREF Storage, Carbon Leakage, energy security, Seveso III, WGC BREF, Safety and Environmental issues, Cyber Security, Digitalisation, EU Green Deal, Competition policy, Transport Issues, Energy Transition, clean hydrogen, strategic energy storage, economic security.


    Head Office
    Rue Abbe Cuypers 3
    Brussels B-1040
    EU Office
    Rue Abbe Cuypers 3
    Brussels B-1040


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 28 May 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Ravi BHATIANI 23 Jul 2019 23 Jul 2020

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Trade and business associations

  • Networking


    FETSA has NGO / Observer status with the Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine in Strasbourg and the United nations' Economic Committee for Europe in Geneva.

    FETSA is a member of Hydrogen Europe.

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    300,000€ - 399,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    weber shandwick 25,000€ - 49,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    weber shandwick

    Closed year Costs

    300,000€ - 399,999€

    Other financial info

    Weber Shandwick is hired by one of the FETSA member associations to carry out policy monitoring and outreach activities related to the Fit for 55 files for FETSA.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Excise Contact Group #E02806#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2806 #Member #C#Finance, Civil society, Employees/workers#Expert Group on the European Food Security Crisis Preparedness and Response Mechanism#E03829#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3829 #Observer #C#Industry, Professionals#Mitigating Risks and Vulnerabilities in the Food Suply chains#Expert Group on the exchange of information on Best Available Techniques related to industrial emissions (IED Article 13 Forum)#E02611#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2611 #Member #C#Industry#Trade Contact Group#E02134#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2134 #Member #C#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    We would attend meetings related to energy, environment, industrial policy and transport as and when they arise.

    Communication activities

    Yearly AGM, Conference & Exhibition, annual statistical survey, studies, press articles, position papers, workshops on issues of relevance.

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    3 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 13 Jun 2023 Location webex
      Subject economic security strategy and role of the strategic stockpiling
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      • Zaneta Vegnere (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Apr 2022 Location videoconference
      Subject Discussion on strategic foresight/strategic energy storage
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      • Adam Romanowski (Cabinet member)
      • Dimitri Lorenzani (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Apr 2022 Location videoconference
      Subject Discussion on strategic foresight/strategic energy storage
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight
      • Dimitri Lorenzani (Cabinet member)
      • Adam Romanowski (Cabinet member)
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