Advancing Limassol port Operating enviroment
DP World Limassol advances digital transformation of Limassol port presentation
DP World Limassol advances
digital transformation of Limassol port
The Company’s CEO, Nawaf Abdulla presented investments in
the digital infrastructure and automation of the port at a Cyprus Marine Club event
Limassol, Cyprus, July 16, 2021: DP World Limassol’s CEO, Nawaf Abdulla presented the latest developments in the digital transformation of the Limassol port, at a special event held on 13 July 2021, at the Cyprus Marine Club in Limassol.
In his presentation, titled “Advancing Limassol Port Operating Environment”, Mr Abdulla talked about the features of the Terminal Operating System (TOS), the port’s new TOS, which went live a few months ago, along with the upcoming digital technology projects.
Highlighting the importance of digitisation and automation, Mr Abdulla said that they add value to the port’s operations, enabling the exchange of data, while reducing costs, increasing transparency, efficiency and improving the consistency of performance.
The presentation was attended by several members of the Club, including key stakeholders of the local maritime community, while its purpose was to inform them about the Company’s latest technological innovations aimed at making the Limassol port more user friendly, efficient, and productive.
The audience, which included shipowners, ship management firms and other key stakeholders of the industry, had the opportunity to discuss and exchange views with DP World Limassol’s CEO as part of a dedicated Questions & Answers session at the end of the presentation.
Mr Abdulla pointed out that “As a competitive and forward-thinking business, DP World has always invested heavily in state-of-the-art digital equipment and is continuously introducing new innovations in terminal operations that boost resilience and automation, thereby allowing the Organization to evolve and enhance the customer services offered to their customers and partners. The newly developed TOS at DP World Limassol will boost the efficiency and productivity of the Terminal, while improving customer experience. Many of the administrative duties of terminal staff will now be automated, freeing the team to focus on efficiency, quality, and customer service.”
DP World Limassol has made important strides in the digital transformation of the port, continuously introducing new innovations that enhance automation as well as boost the port’s resilience. “I hope that all port users will benefit from an enhanced experience through our recently launched cloud-based operating system. I am confident that by working together we can turn the Limassol port into a world-class smart port and a major port of choice in the Eastern Mediterranean”, he added.
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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.
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