16 March 2018
DP World Limassol joins CYMEPA’s environmental stewardship effort
Limassol, Cyprus, 14 March 2018: Determined to actively engage in the protection of the marine environment, DP World Limassol, has recently joined the Cyprus Marine Environment Protection Association (CYMEPA). As a leading trade enabler, the company is building on the continued efforts to do business in a way that benefits all of its stakeholders.
DP World Limassol’s operations satisfy all international standards, however, the company recognises the value and need in establishing coordinating mechanisms to undertake robust marine stewardship and combat pollution.
CYMEPA is an autonomous, not-for-profit organisation, aiming at encouraging and actively assisting effective efforts to prevent all forms of marine pollution. By joining CYMEPA, DP World Limassol’s signals a strong commitment to make a significant and positive impact on the environment and the local community.
DP World Limassol General Manager Charles Meaby said “DP World Limassol places high priority on environmental protection and has launched a number of initiatives to drive our sustainability agenda since assuming responsibility of the multi-purpose terminal at Limassol port.”
Mr. Meaby continued “We have a tradition of commitment to protect natural resources and undertaking environmental stewardship remains critical to us being a sustainable company.”
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About DP World:
DP World  is a leading enabler of global trade and an integral part of the supply chain. We operate multiple yet related businesses – from marine and inland terminals, maritime services, logistics and ancillary services to technology-driven trade solutions.
We have a portfolio of 78 operating marine and inland terminals supported by over 50 related businesses in over 40 countries across six continents with a significant presence in both high-growth and mature markets. We aim to be essential to the bright future of global trade, ensuring everything we do has a long-lasting positive impact on economies and society.
Our dedicated team of over 36,000 employees from 103 countries cultivates long-standing relationships with governments, shipping lines, importers and exporters, communities, and many other important constituents of the global supply chain, to add value and provide quality services today and tomorrow.
Container handling is the company’s core business and generates more than three quarters of its revenue. In 2017, DP World handled 70.1 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across our portfolio. With its committed pipeline of developments and expansions, the current gross capacity of 88.2 million TEU is expected to rise to more than 100 million TEU by 2020, in line with market demand.
By thinking ahead, foreseeing change and innovating we aim to create the most productive, efficient and safe trade solutions globally.
 As of February 2018