A vintage year

DP World, 39.9 million TEUs in 2019

by Port News Editorial Staff

39.9 million. The number of TEUs that DP World group’s port terminals handled in 2019, an increase of 8.6% on 2018.

Between Europe, Africa and the Middle East, 23.2 million 20ft boxes were loaded and unloaded (+2.3%), 14.1 million TEUs of which were handled in the port of Jebel Ali alone.

“2019 was a difficult year due to the trade war between China and the United States and the regional geopolitics that caused uncertainty in the market. Nevertheless, our portfolio has produced growth that once again demonstrates the resilience of our business,” commented Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem Group Chairman and CEO.

Translation by Giles Foster

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