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Geodis opens oil and gas site in Aberdeen

[ July 18, 2016   //   ]

Freight forwarder Geodis is has opened a new oil and gas warehouse at Aberdeen harbour. The 1,850sq m facility has direct access to Aberdeen port and is within easy reach of the airport and will be managed by personnel with specific knowledge and skills in sector. Geodis already has similar hubs at Antwerp, Dubai, Houston, Shanghai and Singapore.

Geodis Aberdeen will also serve oil and gas projects in the rest of North Europe, eastern and North and Central Africa.

Industrial projects senior vice president, Philippe Somers commented: “By investing in this new branch, we are strongly indicating our confidence in the North Sea market and the firm recovery of the industry in this region.”

Europe industrial projects director, Igor Muniz, added: “This new facility enables us to provide an even better service to all our oil and gas customers due to its strategic location. The new GEODIS hub represents a vital link in our global oil & gas supply chain, given the relevance of this natural resources in the Northern European region.”