Logística de Químicos del Sur (LQS) is a company made up by GMP, Oiltanking Perú and Tramarsa.
LQS, operated by Oiltanking Andina Services (OTAS), is a Chemical Storage Terminal engaged in reception, storage and dispatch of sodium hydrosulfide (NaHS) at the Port of Matarani. This port is located at 130 km. from the city of Arequipa, in southern Peru.
The operations started on June 5, 2007. Storage capacity of the Terminal is 6,000 cubic meters, distributed in four (4) tanks of the same capacity and a discharge pipe that connects the quay length to the Terminal facilities. The facilities are fitted with a steam recovery and treatment system, a tank and pipe heating system, truck loading facilities, scale, and ancillary equipment for safe handling of the product.
LQS is a major contributor to development of the mining industry in southern Peru. The strategic location of this Terminal allows LQS offering a logistic alternative for the supply of chemicals in southern Peru, with supply prospects to markets in the western side of Bolivia and Brazil and northern Chile.