DP World 2013 volumes climb

Global container terminal operator DP World will add four million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) new capacity at its flagship Jebel Ali? port?s Terminal 3 this year.

The port operator, which handled 55 million TEU across its global portfolio of container terminals during 2013, said the new capacity boost would ensure that it is well placed to handle future demand growth in Dubai. Chairman Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem said despite the challenging macroeconomic backdrop, the Dubai-headquartered company recorded gross container volumes growth of 0.7 per cent on a like-for-like basis.

via Business – DP World 2013 volumes climb.

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