DP World announces third new distribution hub in four months

Transmec UK, one of the leading transport and logistics company, has the third leading business in four months to locate at its rapidly expanding, port-centric logistics park at London Gateway. Situated on the doorstep of Europe’s largest consumer market, the new 150,000 sq ft distribution hub will provide Transmec UK with access to supply chain …

DP World’s UK ports handled record volume in 2021

DP World’s two UK ports handled a record volume of cargo in 2021 after major investments in capability and capacity. During the 12 month period, DP World’s port-centric logistics hub at London Gateway saw throughput of 1,804,871 TEU, a 15 per cent increase on the previous annual record set last year. At DP World Southampton, …

DP World signs agreement with second major tenant in three months

London City Bond today becomes the second leading business in three months to take advantage of the financial benefits of freeport status and locate at DP World London Gateway’s rapidly expanding port-centric logistics park. The lease shows the growing demand for space at London Gateway, where the speculative 146,000 sq ft green warehouse was fast-tracked …

DP World completes £40M Southampton investment

DP World has just announced that 11 of the most sustainable straddle carriers yet manufactured will go into service at Southampton with immediate effect, completing a £40m investment over the last 12 months in Britain’s second largest container terminal. The vehicles, which lift containers moved by the quay cranes and then service onward forms of …

DP World marks the start of construction of new port in Senegal

DP World and the Government of Senegal have laid the first stone to mark the start of the construction of the new Port of Ndayane. The ceremony follows the concession agreement signed in December 2020 to build and operate a new port at Ndayane, about 50 km from the existing Port of Dakar. The investment of …

Simplified post-Brexit border processes

DP World is introducing introducing a range of technology products simplifying and solving some of the post-Brexit import and export challenges. The border requirements introduced in January 2021 led to reports of confusion across the industry on what documentation was required for each journey and how to generate it, which resulted in incorrect paperwork being …

MAWANI, DP World Jeddah break ground on Jeddah Islamic Port’s South Container Terminal revamp

The Saudi Ports Authority (MAWANI) and DP World Jeddah today laid the foundation stone for the expansion and modernization of the South Container Terminal at Jeddah Islamic Port. The development is part of the new concession agreement MAWANI signed with DP World Jeddah in April 2020 to continue operating and managing the facility for the …

World first for the maritime industry

Unifeeder operated ship ‘ElbBlue’ was fuelled with liquefied SNG for a trial voyage in a major boost for the shipping industry’s efforts to reduce its carbon emissions.The liquefied SNG, produced at Kiwi’s Power-to-Gas facility in Werlte, Germany is a synthetic form of LNG that is carbon-neutral and generated from 100% renewable energy.  The trial comes …

DP World invests £300M in new fourth berth at London Gateway logistics hub

DP World has announced that it will begin work next month on a new fourth berth at its London Gateway logistics hub to increase supply chain resilience and create more capacity for the world’s largest vessels. The £300m sum, which builds on the £2bn investment DP World has made in Britain over the last decade, …