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DP World acquires leading European transportation & logistics provider

DP World PLC announces the acquisition of the holding company of P&O Ferries and P&O Ferrymasters (together P&O Ferries) for a purchase consideration of GBP322mn (USD421mn¹), implying a 2017 Enterprise Value/EBITDA valuation multiple of 6.1x. P&O Ferries is a pan-European integrated logistics business consisting of a market leading roll-on roll-off (Ro-Ro) ferries operation and a […]

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Agility initiates preliminary talks for tie-up with Panalpina

Panalpina’s board of directors has confirmed that they are in the preliminary stage of discussion with Kuwait-based Agility Group on strategic opportunities with regard to their respective logistics businesses. Panalpina, a Switzerland-based holding company engaged in the transportation sector, is in talks with Agility, but is still reviewing an approach by Denmark’s DSV, the company […]

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DP World increases water supplies to Somaliland

Project adds 60 percent more water to local distribution system Global trade enabler DP World has recently launched a new water distribution center that increased the water supply in Berbera, Somaliland, by 6o percent. The $1 million project started in 2018 and includes four water wells, two shallow pools, two water troughs, a concrete reservoir […]

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DP WORLD reports 2.9% growth in 2018

DP World handled 71.4 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the full year of 2018, with gross container volumes growing by 1.9% year-on-year on a reported basis and 2.9% on a like-for-like[1] basis Gross volumes were stable in 4Q2018 despite softer volumes in the UAE and the tough […]

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DUBAI TRADE SHORTLISTS NOMINEES FOR IT’S 11TH E-SERVICES EXCELLENCE AWARD

Shipping agents for general cargo to be honoured for electronic services adoption Dubai Trade, the smart trade solution provider in Dubai and a subsidiary of DP World, announced that its 11th E-Services Excellence Award (ESEA) will feature three new categories including two for re-exporters announced by Dubai Exports, the export promotion agency of the Department […]

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Removal of trade barriers, connecting nations and infrastructure development key to the future

DP WORLD CHAIRMAN & CEO SAYS PARTNERSHIPS KEY IN AFRICA    The key to African economic emergence lies in removal of barriers, increased connectivity between nations and infrastructure development,  DP World’s Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, told African leaders and top executives in Dakar Senegal.   “We be believe in the viability […]

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DP World acquires ports in Chile

DP WORLD ACQUIRES LEADING PORTS IN PUERTO CENTRAL (SAN ANTONIO) AND PUERTO LIRQUEN (REGION VIII) IN CHILE Key multi-purpose gateway terminals for Chile’s global trade: Global trade enabler DP World today announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 71.3% stake in Puertos y Logistica S.A. (“Pulogsa”) from Minera Valparaiso and other shareholders associated […]

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Saudi Arabia’s maritime sector allocates SAR 33 billion in 2019

With Bahri as strategic partner, Saudi Maritime Congress forum to catalyze country’s ‘Vision 2030’ goals Saudi Arabia’s maritime sector is set to receive a much-needed boost with a generous allocation of SAR 33 billion (USD 8.8 billion) for the energy, industry, mining and logistics sectors in its recently announced budget for 2019. In fact, the […]

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2018 had a strategic growth plan for DP World

US $3 billion invested in acquisitions and expansions tailored to widen global footprint with an eye on future trade solutions  Global trade enabler DP World deepened its engagement with revolutionary new technologies, diversified its global business portfolio through investments and acquisitions worth US $3 billion and extended meaningful support to environmental initiatives around the world […]

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Saudia Cargo brings Cirque du soleil to Riyadh

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company transported 400 tons of equipment and supplies for the international event Cirque du soleil by four B747-400 freighter flights recently, from Zagreb, Croatia to the Saudi Capital Riyadh, where the event is taking place from Dec 17-29. Saudia Cargo’s CEO, Omar Talal Hariri, said that the moment the company received the […]

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