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  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem has met with Algeria’s Minister of Transport HE Amar Ghoul to discuss DP World’s successful continued investment in Algeria. DP World was awarded the concession to operate the container terminal in the Port of Algiers, DP World Djazair, in 2008. DP World Djazair is a joint venture […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In March 2014 Konecranes received a major order for eighteen Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from DP World’s Yarimca container terminal in Turkey. The all-electric cable reel RTGs will be delivered in 2015. Konecranes has previously delivered container handling equipment to DP World terminals in Algeria, Egypt, India and the UAE, but this order […]

  • 1 December 2011

    What is now West Africa’s largest and most modern container terminal, Terminal à Conteneur, developed and operated by global marine terminal operator DP World, was officially opened yesterday (November 30) by HE Abdoulaye Wade, President of Senegal, together with HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World. Expanded and upgraded by DP World Dakar following […]

  • 16 May 2012

    His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, has congratulated the newly-elected President of Senegal, His Excellency Macky Sall, and conveyed to him DP World’s commitment to continue contributing to Senegal’s economic growth through DP World Dakar, developed and operated by the global marine terminal operator. The Chairman, accompanied by His Excellency Jamal Majid […]

  • 7 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, has welcomed visiting British Transport Minister, Mike Penning MP to DP World’s head office in Jebel Ali, Dubai. The two sides discussed DP World’s London Gateway project and the latest developments surrounding the new port and what is set to become Europe’s largest logistics park. The talks were attended by Jamal […]

  • 7 May 2012

    DP World announced a significant boost to DP World Melbourne’s capabilities with the first eight of 16 new energy-efficient straddle carriers starting operations. The new equipment with its greater capacity to handle containers will also help reduce DP World’s environmental footprint as well as improve efficiency and productivity at Australia‟s largest container port. A second […]

  • 16 January 2012

    Global marine terminal operator DP World has achieved a major security milestone with DP World Tarragona achieving ISO 28000 certification – the 40th DP World facility to receive the independently audited award. The ISO 28000 standard sets out mechanisms and process to address security vulnerabilities at strategic and operational levels, as well as establishing preventive […]

  • 23 December 2010

    DP World Limited and Citi Infrastructure Investors (CII), together with one of CII’s major investors, have today formed a strategic partnership to invest in, operate and manage DP World’s five marine terminals in Australia. DP World has entered into an agreement to provide management services to the Australian operation to continue to provide a consistently high level of service […]

  • 20 March 2012

    Commitment to its people and customers is at the heart of DP World’s success and part of the company’s core values, HE Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah. Vice Chairman, DP World underlined at a ceremony to honour the company’s exceptional employees. DP World, UAE Region recently held its annual Taqdeer’ initiative event to honour a number […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a major step towards mitigating the environmental impact of its operations, global marine terminal operator DP World has successfully electrified eight diesel powered Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes at its flagship Jebel Ali Port. Cavotec handed over the project to DP World recently at a ceremony attended by Mohammed Sharaf, Group Chief Executive Officer, […]

  • 28 May 2012

    His Excellency Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah, Vice Chairman, DP World, received at Jebel Ali Port, Major General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Director of General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs – Dubai, and his accompanying delegation. During their talks, they explored ways of enhancing cooperation between the General Directorate and DP World, UAE Region. The […]

  • 3 November 2010

    Global marine terminal operator DP World announced the successful completion and official opening of Phase 1 of the expansion of its Spanish terminal, DP World Tarragona. Three Super Post-Panamax cranes capable of handling vessels with a nominal capacity of over 13,800 TEU (twenty foot equivalent container units) were also commissioned, adding to the two Panamax […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World London Gateway and its contractors have scooped a total of 12 prestigious awards from the UK’s Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). Construction projects at the UK’s new deepsea container hub port were recognised for technical excellence and innovation, physical achievement, team achievement and sustainability at the ICE East of England Awards ceremony. “These […]

  • 16 May 2011

    DP World, UAE Region has won the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award for outstanding contribution to community welfare at the 5th annual Supply Chain Transport (SCATA) Awards 2011. The prestigious CSR award recognises DP World, UAE Region’s efforts to operate in a responsible manner in all aspects of its activities, which impact customers, employees, shareholders, communities and the environment. The […]

  • 10 January 2012

    Her Majesty Queen Beatrix Wilhemina Armgard of the Netherlands accompanied by HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, visited yesterday (January 9), the flagship Jebel Ali Port in Dubai, as part of her state visit to the UAE. They discussed the expanding investment and trade relations binding the UAE and the Netherlands, where DP […]

  • 13 November 2013

    DP World was today named the Best Performing Company in the UAE and awarded the prestigious Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award for Most Outstanding Performance for 2013. The country’s highest business award was presented by His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, to His Excellency Sultan […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cargotec has received a major order to deliver 14 Kalmar automatic stacking cranes and 14 Kalmar one-over-one shuttle carriers to DP World Brisbane Pty Limited in Australia. The equipment will be taken into use at the Port of Brisbane. DP World Brisbane will also be using Navis Sparcs N4 TOS in their Brisbane terminal expansion. […]

  • 24 October 2011

    HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, hosted Nigerian Minister of Transport, HE Senator Idris Umar, on a tour of DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali port. The two sides discussed areas of possible mutual cooperation, especially in the trade and the ports sectors during a visit by the Nigerian Minister and his accompanying delegation […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2013 was a remarkable year for global marine terminal operator DP World. Despite challenging market conditions and uncertainties that impacted the industry, the company maintained its focus on improving efficiencies, expanding capacity, enhancing its position as one of the top industry leaders globally and driving profitability. As a premier partner in the UAE’s successful bid […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport and Wimbledon MP, Rt. Hon. Stephen Hammond MP has paid a visit to DP World London Gateway to congratulate the team on their success. During Mr Hammond’s last visit in January 2013, the port had only just started to install the first of its yard cranes. Since […]

  • 29 March 2011

      Technology holds the key to achieving sustainable long-term development of the ports business in today’s digitised world and DP World is proactively pursuing this strategy at its facilities, according to Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World UAE Region. His remarks came during a week in which two separate groups of academics and business students […]

  • 4 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      For the second consecutive year, premier regional port operator DP World, UAE Region has honoured a number of employees for their exceptional contributions to business excellence during 2010 under its unique “Taqdeer” initiative. During a ceremony attended by the company‟s senior executives and staff, Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah, Joint Vice Chairman, DP World, and Mohammed Al Muallem, […]

  • 9 July 2013

    In a special ceremony that marked a combined total of 2000 years of work by a group of long serving employees, DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem has credited Jebel Ali Port’s phenomenal success to its dedicated and long serving people. At a ceremony held by DP World, UAE Region to honour 80 […]

  • 14 February 2012

      HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World has toured DP World Callao, the largest and most efficient container terminal on South America’s Pacific Coast, and met with Oscar Valdez, Prime Minister of Peru, to discuss how the company can continue to contribute to Peru’s growth. Mr. Bin Sulayem was accompanied by a high-level […]

  • 29 February 2012

    HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, has welcomed a new productivity record set for vessel handling operations at DP World Southampton, and expressed his pleasure with the progress of construction at London Gateway, the new global shipping port and logistics centre project. Mr Bin Sulayem made the remarks during a visit to the […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    DP World and Jawaharlal Nehru Port today held a ceremonial signing of the concession awarded to DP World to construct and operate a new container terminal at the port. DP World received the Letter of Award for the new Nhava Sheva (India) Gateway Terminal project in November last year. The ceremonial concession document was exchanged […]