Kandalaksha is the world's most northerly-located primary aluminium smelter. Despite its latitude, Murmansk is accessible to shipping year round because the Gulf Stream flows across the North Atlantic and into the Barents Sea. Wood Mackenzie’s asset reports are built from the bottom up, incorporating a number of granular data metrics to ultimately produce our industry standard cash operating costs. This report contains a detailed asset note giving you a holistic view of the asset, including an operational overview through to a timeline of events from inception to now. This qualitative analysis is supplemented by the associated Excel download which enables interrogation of a whole series of cost and production metrics over the life of the asset.