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  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Saba Shipping’s Mega Star has become the largest ever bulk carrier to call at Dubai’s Jebel Ali port. The 229 metre-long Mega Star was carrying around 79,000 tonnes of reinforcing steel from Turkey, destined for Dubai. Last month, Jebel Ali Port welcomed the first scheduled vessel to call at its new Container Terminal 3. Once fully […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dubai-based port and terminal operator DP World has delayed the planned expansion of of its flagship port of Jebel Ali due to softer market conditions, the company said in its latest financial report. Namely, the company postponed 1.5 million TEU of Terminal 3 capacity expansion into 2017, while it also slowed the expansion of Terminal 4. So far […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jebel Ali is the only port outside the Far East to make it into the latest Top 10 list of the world’s largest ports – an achievement DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem credits to Dubai’s visionary leadership in creating the infrastructure and the business environment to drive continuous growth. The latest container […]

  • 4 February 2008

    DP World will complete the phase two expansion of its Jebel Ali harbour – Container Terminal 2 of Jebel Ali Port – by the end of this year, a senior official said, reported Gulf News.

  • 24 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      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 […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    DP World, UAE Region, the region’s premier marine terminal operator, took a major step towards the development of a massive new container terminal at Jebel Ali in Dubai, with the signing of an agreement for the construction of the infrastructure to expand capacity at the flagship port by 4 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit). Terminal […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    DP World, UAE Region, the region’s premier marine terminal operator, took a major step towards the development of a massive new container terminal at Jebel Ali in Dubai, with the signing of an agreement for the construction of the infrastructure to expand capacity at the flagship port by 4 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit). Terminal […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port is the world’s most productive according to the latest port productivity report from the US-based Journal of Commerce (JOC). The rankings are based on the average moves of containers per ship, per hour, in 2013 as reported by shipping lines themselves, representing more than 75 percent of global vessel […]

  • 18 September 2012

    DP World, UAE Region today signed agreements with local and international companies for the supply of 19 Ship To Shore (STS) quay cranes and 50 Rail Mounted Gantry (RMG) cranes for its 4 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) capacity Terminal 3 development at the flagship Jebel Ali Port. The new container terminal will be 1,860 […]

  • 7 June 2011

      For the second time in a week, global marine terminal operator DP World welcomed and simultaneously handled two mega container vessels at its flagship Jebel Ali Port, reinforcing its relentless efforts and capability to continuously meet customers’ demands. The ships, MSC Beatrice and MSC Lauren, sailed in within 10 hours of each other, barely […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dubai-based Emirates Shipping Line is launching two new services – the Gulf Mombasa Express (GMX) and the Gulf India Africa (GIA) with partners. To make these services operationally effective, 4 vessels of 1600 – 2200 TEU nominal capacity will be deployed on GMX service and 6 vessels of 2500 – 2700 TEU nominal capacity will be deployed […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    In a special ceremony at Jebel Ali, DP World Chairman H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem has formally overseen the installation of the last of the 2752 65 ton blocks that make up the foundation of the extended quay wall of the 1 million TEU (twenty foot equivalent container units) expansion of Jebel Ali Container Terminal […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The services and facilities of DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port have once again been recognised at the prestigious annual Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATA) 2014. For the sixth year, the ‘Shipping Port of the Year’ has been awarded to Jebel Ali Port. The award was received on behalf of DP World by Abdulla […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Jebel Ali, the award-winning flagship container port operated by DP World, UAE Region will install state of the art technology to run its new mega container terminal currently under development, as part of plans to expand container handling capacity at the port to 19 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) by 2014. An agreement has been […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Underscoring its commitment to partnership in ensuring an efficient supply chain for shipping lines and traders at Jebel Ali port, DP World, UAE Region has honoured its top vendors in a special Vendor Appreciation ceremony. During the event, 22 companies who work with DP World, UAE Region were cited for their efforts in developing and […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Global marine terminal operator DP World announced today that its flagship Jebel Ali Port has become the first port in the Middle East Region to achieve the United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) Certificate, a benchmark for security management systems. The certificate was awarded following an inspection visit to Jebel Ali by a […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dubai-based DP World Limited and its wholly owned subsidiary DP World FZE have closed the previously approved acquisition of Economic Zones World FZE shares from Port and Free Zone World FZE. Economic Zones World’s key asset is the Jebel Ali Free Zone, which is one of the largest free zones in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, and […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    In recognition of its exceptional management and innovative approach to improve operational efficiencies, DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has been named “Shipping Port of the Year” at the prestigious annual Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATA) 2013. It is Jebel Ali’s fifth SCATA award in seven years, and was received by Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and […]

  • 26 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      DP World announced yesterday the construction of a 400 metre quay extension at its flagship Jebel Ali Port, increasing the capacity at the facility by 1 million TEU to 15 million TEU. The expansion, expected to be concluded by the end of 2012, will extend the quay at Jebel Ali Container Terminal 2 to […]

  • 26 September 2011

    DP World announced yesterday the construction of a 400 metre quay extension at its flagship Jebel Ali Port, increasing the capacity at the facility by 1 million TEU to 15 million TEU. The expansion, expected to be concluded by the end of 2012, will extend the quay at Jebel Ali Container Terminal 2 to 3,000 […]

  • 7 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      For the second time in a week, global marine terminal operator DP World welcomed and simultaneously handled two mega container vessels at its flagship Jebel Ali Port, reinforcing its relentless efforts and capability to continuously meet customers’ demands. The ships, MSC Beatrice and MSC Lauren, sailed in within 10 hours of each other, barely […]

  • 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 […]