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NEOM Awards Kuehne + Nagel Contract for 1.4 Million Freight Tonnes of Goods
NEOM Awarded Kuehne+Nagel 1.4 Million Freight Tonnes Transport Contract

NEOM has awarded the Swiss company Kuehne+Nagel a contract to transport 1.4 Million Freight Tonnes of goods, including 190 wind turbine generators and 67 towers, to the Neom Special Economic Zone.

Kuehne+Nagel, one of the world’s leading logistics providers, has embarked on a significant venture, making substantial strides toward a greener future. This critical undertaking is expected to be completed by 2025.

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About Kuehne+Nagel

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Kuehne+Nagel group, a Swiss-headquartered firm, is listed on the Swiss blue-chip stock market index, the SMI. 

With almost 1,300 sites across nearly 100 countries and approximately 79,000 employees, the company is a global giant in the logistics industry. It holds a strong market position in road, air, and sea logistics, along with contract logistics.

Kuehne+Nagel’s Sustainability Pledge

The company has always prioritized sustainable logistics, reducing its environmental footprint and offering low-carbon logistics solutions to its clients. Moreover, as a member of the Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi), Kuehne+Nagel is dedicated to contributing positively to the environment.

A Step Towards a Renewable Energy Future

In line with their commitment towards environmental sustainability, Kuehne+Nagel has been roped in to transport components of 190 wind turbine generators and 67 towers for Envision Energy. 

This project, located in the NEOM Special Economic Zone of Saudi Arabia, marks a significant milestone in the company’s “Roadmap 2026” strategy unveiled in March this year.

NEOM: A New Future

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NEOM, which means ‘new future,’ is a unique economic zone northwest of Saudi Arabia. It aims to serve as a model for sustainable living powered entirely by renewable energy. 

The NEOM wind farm is expected to generate 1.67 GW of renewable energy, which will be used for large-scale hydrogen production by the NEOM Green Hydrogen Company.

Mission Execution

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To execute this task, Kuehne+Nagel has assembled a team of over 100 professionals, including project logistics experts, vessel chartering specialists, transport engineers, drivers, and riggers. They have also established an office in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, to coordinate the operations efficiently.

Kuehne+Nagel’s CEO on the NEOM Project

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Stefan Paul, the CEO of Kuehne+Nagel International, views the NEOM project as a testament to the company’s logistics expertise in the high-growth field of renewable energy. He believes this venture is a significant step towards supporting the global energy transition.

The Future of Renewable Energy

Kuehne+ Nagel’s involvement in the NEOM project signifies a notable shift towards renewable energy solutions. The company’s dedication to sustainable logistics, combined with its global logistics expertise, makes it an excellent fit for this ambitious project. 

As we move towards a future powered by renewable energy, Kuehne+Nagel’s contribution to the NEOM project is a step towards a greener tomorrow.

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