Forwarder builds on two decades in Russian expansion

first_imgThe new office in Murmansk, at the Kola Gulf of the Barents Sea, will be in a good position, not only to serve oil and gas-related industries in general, but also for the coming launch of the Shtokman gas condensate field exploration project. K+N will be able to leverage its heavy lift skills to offer operations into and out of the region.Specialist areas of the industry served by K+N include petrochemical and chemical production facilities; LNG plants and re-gasification facilities; refineries and gas processing plants; shipbuilding and offshore platforms; and pipelines.”The Shtokman project will help to develop Murmansk and its region, with its ice-free port, into one of the leading Russian gateways and a key location for major local and international suppliers of goods and services,” says Perry Neumann, Kuehne + Nagel Russia managing director.The new representation in Nogliki is located on Sakhalin island, where K+N already has an operating office. The company started its activities on Sakhalin early in 2002 with the opening of oil and gas exploration and the award of the Sakhalin 2 (SEIC) contract, which is still running today.K + N has been active in the Russian Federation since 1992, today operating five offices and six warehouses and employing more than 500 employees.last_img

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