DP World welcomes Cypriot Ministers to flagship Jebel Ali Port

DP World welcomes Cypriot Ministers to flagship Jebel Ali Port

Date: 24/02/2022

DP World hosted delegates from the Cypriot Government at its flagship terminal, Jebel Ali Port in Dubai on Wednesday February 23rd.

DP World welcomes Cypriot Ministers to flagship Jebel Ali Port

Limassol, Cyprus, 24th February 2022: DP World hosted delegates from the Cypriot Government at its flagship terminal, Jebel Ali Port in Dubai on Wednesday February 23

Cyprus’ Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, H.E. Yiannis Karousos and the Shipping Deputy Minister, H.E. Vassilios Demetriades were both invited by DP World Limassol CEO Nawaf Abdulla.

Both Ministers were welcomed and given a tour of Jebel Ali’s facilities by high-ranking DP World delegation headed by the CEO & Managing Director of DP World UAE Region & JAFZA (Jebel Ali Free Zone), Mr. Abdulla bin Damithan.

During the visit, the Cypriot officials saw up close the scale of port operations at the Middle East’s largest port, which is the premier gateway for over 80 weekly services connecting more than 150 ports worldwide.

The Ministers also saw DP World’s latest innovation, Boxbay (a fully automated and intelligent high bay storage (HBS) container system that aims to pioneer the design of future ports and terminals with its capacity and efficiency rates.

The Cypriot government delegation will also have the chance to visit Dubai’s Expo 2020 where DP World is the official Premier Global Trade Partner of the event.

DP World Limassol CEO, Nawaf Abdulla, commented:

“DP World is an important partner to the Government of Cyprus and a key stakeholder of the maritime sector and the Cypriot economy. I am extremely pleased that both Ministers had the opportunity to observe the exceptional facilities at Jebel Ali Port, one of the busiest ports in the world.

“DP World Limassol fully supports the Government of Cyprus’ aim to establish the country as a leading maritime center and we are committed to playing an important role by establishing closer working between all major stakeholders in the region.”


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About DP World

We are the leading provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain logistics, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services covers every link of the integrated supply chain – from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions.

We deliver these services through an interconnected global network of 148 business units in 60 countries across six continents, with a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets. Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship into our activities, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work.

Our dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 54,620 employees from 137 nationalities are committed to delivering unrivalled value to our customers and partners. We do this by focusing on mutually beneficial relationships – with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain – relationships built on a foundation of mutual trust and enduring partnership.

We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading digital technology to further broaden our vision to disrupt world trade and create the smartest, most efficient and innovative solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet

About DP World Limassol

In April 2016, DP World Limassol was awarded a 25-year concession to exclusively operate the multi-purpose terminal in Limassol. DP World Limassol multipurpose terminal comprises three multi-purpose quays.

Its activities include break-bulk, general cargo, Ro-Ro, oil & gas services and the brand-new passenger terminal. DP World Limassol provides a safe, stable and responsible environment for cruise itineraries in the eastern Mediterranean and further afield.

DP World Limassol aspires to make the terminal more productive and more sustainable, improving the port’s prospects for the long term, leading to better support to the community through jobs creation and better services for the wider Cypriot business community.