DP World and Evyap Group create global logistics hub to boost Turkish trade

DP World and Evyap Group will jointly establish a new international logistics hub on the Marmara Sea, enhancing Türkiye’s significant role in global trade.

This merger received regulatory approval from the Turkish Competition Authority.

The new entity, DP World Evyap, features DP World holding a 58% stake in Evyapport, while Evyap Group maintains a 42% share in DP World Yarımca. The ports will be rebranded as ‘DP World Evyap Yarımca’ and ‘DP World Evyap Körfez’.

DP World Evyap aims to address the...


Focus on India: Box Volume Spikes Cause Trade Flow Snarls at Nhava Sheva Terminals

Indian shippers using terminals in Nhava Sheva Port (JNPT) are facing serious congestion issues due to volume buildups and persistent erratic vessel schedules, according to industry updates.

Container truckers are taking excessively longer than usual to gate in and out containers, a problem drivers noted has made container pickups and drops chaotic over the past couple of weeks.

The congestion is especially concerning at APM Terminals’ Gateway Terminals India (GTI) and DP World’s Nhava Sheva...


Strike averted at DP World’s port facilities in Western Canada

A strike by ship and dock foremen at DP World’s port facilitiesin Western Canada has been prevented from occurring this week. 

On Sunday, July 7, the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) determinedthat the International Longshore & Warehouse Union Canada (ILWU) Local 514 cannot proceed with plans to strike on July 8 at about 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Union members had indicated that they would be going on strike at DP World’s port facilities in Western Canada, according to the British...


DP World and Zhejiang Seaport forge partnership to enhance Dubai-China routes

DP World and Zhejiang Seaport Group have announced a new partnership aimed at enhancing port logistics and shipping routes between Jebel Ali Port in Dubai and Ningbo-Zhoushan Port in China.

“We are pleased to sign this agreement with Zhejiang Seaport Group. This strategic collaboration aligns with our vision of expanding our presence in China and working with like-minded partners to strengthen trade routes and accelerate the green energy transition. China is the UAE’s largest trading partner and...


DP World welcomes two new RMG cranes at London Gateway

DP World has celebrated the arrival of two new Rail-Mounted Gantry (RMG) cranes at its London Gateway rail terminal, poised to boost rail capacity at the logistics hub by 50%.

Scheduled to commence operations in mid-August, these cranes aim to meet escalating demand for enhanced rail connections and more sustainable supply chain solutions from customers.

Additionally, the new cranes are set to amplify box handling capacity at the terminal by 75%. This increase will facilitate greater movement of...


DP World completes major expansion project at Port of Callao

DP World has completed a major US$400 million expansion project at the Port of Callao in Peru, enhancing container handling capacity at the South Terminal by 80%.

The Bicentennial Pier expansion project extends the pier from 650 meters to 1,050 meters, making Callao one of the few ports in South America capable of accommodating three vessels (or two mega-vessels) simultaneously.

The project increases handling capacity from 1.5 million to 2.7 million TEUs per year, while the container yard space...


DP World opens largest-ever warehouse in UK

DP World has announced the opening of the largest-ever warehouse in the United Kingdom, with the 55,550 m² facility in Coventry being part of a US$63.5 million investment.

The new warehouse, internally fitted out for US$43.2 million and completed last month following a two-year construction period alongside developer SEGRO PLC, includes a new fully Automated Case Retrieval (ACR) system expected to increase efficiency.

The facility was built to meet the highest sustainability standards and a...


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