DP World in the UK
DP World is the only terminal operator to provide a choice of two deep water terminals in the UK – DP World Southampton on the south coast and DP World London Gateway, on the River Thames estuary. Together we provide unrivalled, quick and easy access to the key consumer markets in the UK.Read More
Meet the Team
Meet DP World UK’s senior management team. Together, they bring extensive experience from across the shipping and logistics industries. It’s a very special blend of enthusiasm, innovation and confidence to challenge the status quo.Read More
We believe that working in a sustainable and responsible way is essential for building a strong business for our customers, our people and our society. Our World, Our Future is our global programme to bring sustainability into every aspect of our work.Read More
Tariffs and Charges
A full breakdown of our prices and public tariffs.Read More
Learn more about our customised, flexible off-dock container storage at our London Gateway and Southampton ports.Learn more
Help reduce your CO2 emissions in line with Net Zero targets, with our highly efficient and reliable rail freight solutions in the UK.Learn more
Deep Water Facilities
Our customers are introducing ever-larger ships on the main Far East trade routes. DP World Southampton understands the pressures they face to reduce costs and save fuel and our response is to offer better productivity and flexible berthing windows when calling at Southampton.Read More
Take A Virtual Tour
Look around DP World Southampton and get a good feel of the scale of our operations.Read More
DP World’s ‘Our World, Our Future’ sustainability strategy guides our approach. It helps us to work in a responsible way that prioritises sustainability and the impact on the people, communities and environment in which we operate.Read More
Projects and Initiatives
We’re embedding sustainability into our business so that it becomes part of everything we do and working with partners to contribute to a more greener and cleaner community.Read More
Please contact your nominated shipping agent or freight forwarder to instruct them to ask DP World to weigh your containers or determine how you will obtain a VGM and ensure they communicate this to DP World via our CNS Compass system.
Shipping agent/freight forwarder
Please ensure that you have a valid CNS Compass access licence and that you are familiar with the process for logging VGM.
Here is an overview and online training videos.
No additional actions are required. Your truck and box will be processed as per normal operational procedures.
CNS Compass enables the trade and regulatory bodies to move cargo swiftly through ports and inland facilities.Read More
Costs and Billing
A breakdown of fees and the VGM payment process with port community system CNS Compass.Read More
Why Does My Container Have To Be Weighed?
All export containers must have a Verified Gross Mass (VGM) declared before they are loaded on board vessels.Read More
Frequency Asked Questions
All the fine details you might want to know about container weighing.Read More