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  • Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation’s 5,551 TEU container vessel YM Wealth on China Gulf Express service calls at Umm Qasr Port
  • Senior Iraqi government officials attend ceremony to mark milestone
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New system to enhance company’s operational excellence in terminal management, customer service

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dpworldDubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 February 2017: DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk have discussed potential uses of Tesla technology for DP World’s global operations in a meeting at the World Government Summit in Dubai.

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haifaport logoThis morning (Thursday), the Maersk Elba container ship (13,092 TEU) arrived at Haifa Port's state-of-the-art Carmel Terminal. The Maersk Elba is the largest ship ever to dock in Israel, and its visit formally inducted Israel's leading port into the exclusive club of ports that handle high-capacity 14,000 TEU Mega ships. This ship, part of the weekly service line operated by the 2M Alliance of Maersk and MSC, links the ports of South Korea, China and Singapore to Haifa Port, and from there continues to the Adriatic ports. It entered the Carmel Terminal, where it was operated on by 4 STS cranes with an average productivity of 136 containers per ship hour.

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Papendrecht, 15 January 2017

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has received a Letter of Intent to Award a contract for the development of the port of Duqm in Oman. The contract with a value of approximately EUR 480 million will be awarded by Sezad (Special Economic Zone Authority Duqm). The final award is subject to Sezad satisfying certain conditions.

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2016 H1 throughput volume up 11% on H1 in 2015

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Dubai, UAE Tuesday 25 October 2016 – DP World Limited handled 47.5 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals during the first nine months of 2016, with gross container volumes growing by 2.2% on a reported basis, and up 1.0% on a like-for-like(1) basis.

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ex igiIGI Group founder and chief executive Wasef Jabsheh is in no mood to slow down and is still on the lookout for new markets to explore.

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- Container traffic up by 29% and general cargo volume increased by 10% compared with the same period in 2015.

- Prime location makes port an ideal transshipment hub on competitive Asia/Europe trade lane.

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Monday, 22 August 2016 14:35

DP WORLD rating upgraded by FITCH

Fitch Ratings upgraded DP World's Long-Term Issuer Rating to BBB from BBB-

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