Kuehne + Nagel to oversee major Europe biofuel facility

Kuehne + Nagel is set to organise the heavy-lift logistics and module transportation for the hydro processed esters and fatty acids (HEFA) biofuels Shell project in the Netherlands.

The project will be one of the largest commercial production facilities in Europe to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable diesel made from waste.

The Rotterdam facility is expected to start production in 2024, and will produce low-carbon fuels such as renewable diesel from waste in the form of used cooking oil, animal fat and other residual products.

Kuehne + Nagel Global Head of Project Logistics, Mustafa Sener, said the company is excited to work with Shell on the global innovation.

“At Kuehne + Nagel, we support the global energy transition and are committed to play an active role in projects such as HEFA biofuels,” he said.

“We are delighted to partner with Shell and assist on producing sustainable fuels, so we can work together on decarbonising energy and transport industry.”

Shell’s HEFA biofuels project will be supported by Kuehne + Nagel Project Logistics’ Renewable Energy Logistics, designed to provide safer and proper transportation of all components and machinery required to set up and maintain alternative energy projects.

According to Kuehne + Nagel, Renewable Energy Logistics will focus on delivering supply chain solutions and logistics services for all major modes of transport.

In other news, Kuehne + Nagel, has partnered with sportswear multinational corporation, Adidas, on a new fulfilment facility in Mantova, Italy.

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