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DP World signs deal with Ethiopia to develop Berbera port

Berbera Port

Following DP World’s announcement of the Djibouti Government illegally taking control of Doraleh Container Terminal S.A at the end of February, more news is coming from the region. On 1 March 2018, the Dubai-based global terminal operator signed an agreement with the Government of Ethiopia, whereby Ethiopia enters into DP World Berbera Port becoming its […]

DP World does not expect material financial impact from Doraleh seizure

Djibouti terminal

The illegal seizure of Doraleh port by the government of Djibouti will have minimal impact on DP World’s finances, the port operator said yesterday, as the UAE government voiced its support of the Dubai-based port operator. “There will be no material financial impact to the group as a consequence of these events,” the company said […]

P&O Ports begins running Sete container terminal in 2018

Sete container terminal

P&O Ports, a subsidiary of Dubai government’s Ports, Customs and Free Zones Corporation (PCFC), will start operating the container terminal in the Port of Sète in the south of France in early 2018, writes GulfNews. Earlier, in July, P&O Ports won a three-year management contract to operate the port’s container terminal with a draft of […]

DP World CEO explores new opportunities in Africa

DP World Africa

DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem is proceeding with his annual tour around West and North Africa calling at existing DP World facilities and meeting heads of the states and business leaders to explore trade links and solutions connecting Africa to the world, informs the company. Thus, Mr. Bin Sulayem met […]

Kalmar to test FastCharge solution at DP World London Gateway

Kalmar FastCharge

DP World London Gateway is to start operating with the first ever fast charging electric shuttle carrier of Kalmar in the beginning of 2018. The fully electric powered Kalmar FastCharge(TM) Shuttle Carrier will be tested at DP World’s UK major container terminal for 6-12 months to ascertain the suitability of a fully electric solution for […]

Ukraine invites DP World to develop Yuzhny port

Yuzhny seaport

Global port operator DP World will enter Yuzhny port (Ukraine, Odessa region) by the end of 2017, said Volodymyr Omelyan, the Minister of infrastructure of Ukraine at the meeting with representatives of P&O Maritime FZE, a subsidiary of DP World, earlier this week, informs press service of the Ministry. The meeting was also attended by […]

UK-China container rail service launched

The first ever UK-China container train departs today from DP World London Gateway for the city of Yiwu in Zhejiang province, eastern China, reports BBC. The unique rail freight service will pass through the Channel Tunnel and thereafter cross 7 countries – France, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan – making 12,000 km in […]

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