20 June 2018
DP World Limassol awarded at the
CIPA International Investment Awards 2018
The company was recognised for its contribution to the Cypriot economy
Limassol, Cyprus, 20 June 2018: DP World Limassol, recognised for its positive impact to the Cypriot economy through its’ investments in Limassol port, was awarded the International Investment Award from the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency (CIPA), during the 7th Invest Cyprus CIPA Awards.
The prestigious annual event honors international investors, individuals and companies that have invested in Cyprus and have substantially contributed to the economy as well as helped to establish the country as an international business center.
DP World Limassol’s General Manager, Charles Meaby, received the award during a ceremony held at Hilton Park Hotel on Tuesday, 19 June 2018. The event, which was held under the auspices of the President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades, was attended by the President, government ministers, foreign investors, business leaders and several distinguished personalities of the business and political world of Cyprus.
During the event, Mr. Meaby thanked Invest Cyprus for selecting DP World Limassol and stated: “We are delighted to receive this award. To be recognised for our contribution in the Cypriot economy is a great honour for our team. It also constitutes a recognition to the dedicated efforts of our people at DP World Limassol in delivering excellent service and ensure customer satisfaction. We have managed to build a solid foundation since taking over operations at Limassol port and we are committed to continue making improvements that will stimulate sustainable growth while working towards establishing Cyprus as a key regional player”.
Mr. Meaby said that it is part of the Group’s legacy to infuse innovation throughout its operations and highlighted that DP World Limassol’s continuous investment in all areas of the port opens up new opportunities for the Cypriot economy. “We aim at developing high-quality trade-enabling solutions which will benefit the local and national economy, as well as the local community”, he added.
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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.
About DP World Limassol:
In April 2016, DP World Limassol was awarded a 25-year concession to exclusively operate the multi-purpose terminal in Limassol. DP World Limassol multipurpose terminal comprises three multi-purpose quays.
Its activities include break-bulk, general cargo, Ro-Ro, oil & gas services and the brand-new passenger terminal. DP World Limassol provides a safe, stable and responsible environment for cruise itineraries in the eastern Mediterranean and further afield.
DP World Limassol aspires to make the terminal more productive and more sustainable, improving the port’s prospects for the long term, leading to better support to the community through jobs creation and better services for the wider Cypriot business community.
 As of February 2018