All DP World articles

  • Ethiopia's 750km rail link
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    Peacing together new logistics

    2018-10-25T14:38:19Z

    The end of a longstanding conflict in the Horn of Africa is set to create new pathways into one of the potentially richest automotive markets in the continent; after two decades, Eritrea and Ethiopia have concluded a conflict that has cost hundreds of thousands of lives. The catalyst for peace ...

  • VirginHyperloopOne_4
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    The future of logistics?

    2018-10-01T15:31:00Z

    A manufacturing plant in Pittsburgh with an urgent requirement to send a pallet of freight to Chicago has few attractive options, as there is currently no direct highway route between the two. But if the visionaries at Virgin Hyperloop One have their way, that will soon change. By loading ...

  • Renault_Logan_Tondar_Teheran_Iran posterized
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    Cracking under sanctions

    2018-08-20T10:22:58Z

    The re-imposition of sanctions by the US on Iran has dealt a hammer blow to the country’s emerging automotive industry. The threat of retaliation by the US against those whom it deems to have broken those sanctions has, once again, prompted vehicle-makers and logistics companies to pull out of the ...

  • Abu Dhabi Ports and Autoterminal sign agreement
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    Gearing up for growth

    2018-07-03T10:46:00Z

    Following two years of strong headwinds, there is now rising optimism for the UAE’s automotive sector. According to Fitch Group company BMI Research, 2018 will see a 4% growth in new vehicle sales in the UAE. Its forecast for the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region is for a ...

  • Jefza_meeting feature
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    Jafza reports rising automotive business

    2018-04-24T10:59:03Z

    DP World’s Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) generated automotive business worth around $10.75 billion in 2017, the company has revealed. Around 11% of Jafza’s customer base is accounted for by the vehicle and transport sector, encompassing 546 automotive companies from 62 countries, providing employment to 8,200 people. “The encouraging performance ...