Tag: DP World

THE Alliance brings all its UK calls to DP World

The container shipping consortium THE Alliance (Hapag Lloyd, K-Line, MOL, NYK Line and Yang Ming) has announced that all of its mainline UK calls on Asia-Europe and Transatlantic services will be handled by DP World’s terminals at London Gateway and Southampton, reports DP World. The Asia-Europe FE1, FE2 and FE4 services will call at DP […]

New Kalmar straddle carriers for Southampton

8 brand new straddle carriers have arrived at DP World Southampton as part of an extensive investment and modernisation programme, reports the terminal operator. The new 1 over 2 Kalmar straddle carriers are more fuel efficient and can perform twin lifts giving the terminal the advantage of having more machines that are able to undertake […]

DP World to apply Tesla solutions at terminals

DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk met last week at the World Government Summit in Dubai, as announced in DP World’s statement. At the meeting, they discussed potential application of Tesla’s state-of-the-art technology in port operations. In particular, the discussion concerned the use of Tesla […]

DP World increased volumes by 3.2% in 2016

DP World financial results

Dubai-based port and terminal operator DP World Limited handled 63.7 mln TEU across its global portfolio of container terminals in 2016, as announced in today’s press release of the company. This represents a 3.2% growth of gross container volumes year-on-year on a reported basis, and 2.2% on a like-for-like basis (excluding 4 terminals opened or […]

Novorossiysk port to be privatized, DP World interested

Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port

DP World confirmed its interest in acquiring shares of Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port (NCSP) in Russia, together with its partner, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), announced Russian news agency TASS last week quoting DP World Group Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem. “Novorossiysk is very interesting. Today we are more interested in brownfield […]

Argentina pushes DP World for investments

DP World has officially requested permission to renew the terminal concessions to operate in the Port of Buenos Aires, Port Strategy writes today. The request was made by Dubai’s Economy Minister Sultan Bin Saeed Almansoori to the Argentinian vice president Gabriela Michetti. The concessions are due to expire in 2019. Nevertheless, Argentina’s president, Mauricio Macri, […]

DP World to increase its presence in Africa

Dubai-based global port operator DP World highlighted its interest in building on its African investments. The DP World Group Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, visited several African countries last week, including Nigeria. He has discussed ways of developing and improving the efficiency of the country’s logistics services with the governor of the Nigerian […]

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