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  • 21 August 2012

    Southampton’s strategic role as a regional gateway for the new generation of ultra-large container ships (ULCS) was reinforced yesterday with calls from two ocean carriers, among the largest and newest in the world, which berthed in tandem at the UK’s only South Coast container terminal, DP World Southampton. The calls by Hapag-Lloyd’s Hamburg Express and […]

  • 28 February 2012

    His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of the global terminal operator DP World visited DP World Southampton yesterday following the terminal setting another productivity record for vessel handling operations – further demonstrating DP World Southampton’s commitment to excellent customer service. During his visit, HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem met managers and staff and made […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    UAE-based port owner and operator DP World Limited said that it has agreed with Associated British Ports (ABP) to extend the license agreement for DP World Southampton for a further 25 years until 2047. Simultaneously, DP World announced that it has acquired the remaining 49% stake in DP World Southampton from ABP, making DP World […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    DP World Southampton marked another milestone yesterday when the world’s largest container vessel – the CMA CGM Marco Polo – made its European maiden call to the port. Commissioned last month (November), the vessel has a capacity of 16,020 TEU (twenty foot-equivalent units)and is 54m wide and 396m long, making it 51m larger than the […]

  • 29 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    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 […]

  • 21 August 2012

    Southampton’s strategic role as a regional gateway for the new generation of ultra-large container ships (ULCS) was reinforced yesterday with calls from two ocean carriers – among the largest and newest in the world – which berthed in tandem at the UK’s only South Coast container terminal, DP World Southampton. The calls by Hapag-Lloyd’s Hamburg […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of The Alliance have revealed plans according to which ten of their services will call at DP World’s container terminals at London Gateway and Southampton. The Alliance, which comprises Hapag-Lloyd, K Line, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line) and Yang Ming, said that all of its mainline UK calls will be […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    DP World Southampton has raised the bar again in the UK container industry by setting another UK productivity record. On the Hyundai Ambition, the company’s D Team handle 651 moves (54.25 crane moves per hour) on quay crane 29 during a 12-hour night shift. Chris Lewis, Managing Director, DP World Southampton, said, “This was an […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The 23,820 TEU HMM Oslo, the biggest vessel ever to call at DP World Southampton, arrived at the port in the early hours of 26 June at the end of her maiden voyage to the UK.

  • 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 […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    DP World’s UK terminals have welcomed the first services from the Far East following a global shake-up of the world’s shipping lines.  Inaugural calls of Asia/Europe services by THE Alliance, which comprises Mitsui O.S.K Line (MOL), Yang Ming, Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), K Line and Hapag-Lloyd/United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), saw the 20,150 TEU MOL […]

  • 24 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Shipping lines calling at Southampton’s container terminal are benefitting from the terminal’s continued drive on productivity as vessels turnaround times reduce. The South Coast terminal set its best ever vessel turnaround performance when it handled the maiden call of the largest ship in the Hyundai fleet. The Hyundai Together was turned around in 24 hours […]

  • 3 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DP World Southampton is upgrading its shipside capabilities by deepening its container berths and purchasing further ship to shore cranes. Once the dredging works are completed later this year the depth for berths 205, 206 and 207 will be 14.0m, 14.6m and 15m respectively. These deeper berths will provide greater flexibility for vessels calling at […]

  • 1 November 2012

    Associated British Ports has awarded a £26 million contract to Liebherr to manufacture four new ship-to-shore gantry cranes as part of its redevelopment of container berths 201/202 at the Port of Southampton. The berth and cranes will enable Southampton’s container terminal – a joint venture with terminal operator DP World – to continue to handle […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has awarded a £26 million contract to Liebherr to manufacture four new ship-to-shore gantry cranes as part of its redevelopment of container berths 201/202 at the Port of Southampton. The berth and cranes will enable Southampton’s container terminal – a joint venture with terminal operator DP World – to continue to […]

  • 30 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Southampton’s frontline role in global trade was being underlined on Friday with the official launch of a £150m investment project at the port by Associated British Ports (ABP) who is the port owner and joint venture partner in DP World Southampton – the container terminal operator. The ceremonial lifting of the first paving slab signals […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports’ Port of Southampton is ready to handle the biggest ships in the world today and long into the future after a £40 million dredging project. Dredgers have completed a program of capital dredging to deepen and widen the approach channel linking international shipping lanes to the Port. The work ensures ships with […]

  • 12 May 2009

    DP World Southampton has deployed eight new CVS Ferrari empty container handling forklift trucks into its empty park operation. The machines have the ability to block stack empty containers up to eight high compared to previous machinery that could only stack up to six high. The operator said that its investment programme had increased the […]

  • 17 December 2015

    One of the biggest containerships in the world, the MSC Maya, owned by Swiss container line Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), made its maiden call at Associated British Ports (ABP) in Southampton on Tuesday. The 395.4m long vessel, which can carry a world-leading 19,224 containers, is the first of the four Oscar class vessels to call at the port’s […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports’ Port of Southampton is ready to handle the biggest ships in the world after the dredgers have completed a GBP 40 million (USD 63.7m) project to deepen and widen the approach channel linking international shipping lanes to the Port. The dredging project ensures ships with a draught of up to 15.5 metres – the biggest container […]

  • 3 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: DEME’s Projects in 2012 The DEME Group presents an overview of the most important projects it was involved in during the past two years.   UK: Boskalis Wins Port of Southampton Dredging Contract Associated British Ports (ABP) has recently awarded Boskalis Westminster the contract to widen and deepen a critical part of the access […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sir Ben Ainslie, Britain’s greatest ever Olympic sailor, ordered the loading of a 40ft golden container on to one of the world’s biggest ships to open the UK’s newest container handling facility at ABP’s Port of Southampton. It was the final stage of a £100 million investment by ABP in the container terminal in Southampton. […]