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22 January 2019

DP World Limassol: New investments enhance

efficiency and safety of port operations

 

A new mobile harbour crane, and a reach stacker have been added

 

Limassol, Cyprus 22 January 2019: DP World Limassol has acquired a range of new equipment as part of an ongoing upgrade of the Limassol port infrastructure. A new, high-tech mobile harbour crane, and a reach stacker have been recently added, to speed up operations and upgrade of the infrastructure at the Multipurpose port terminal.

The new equipment will be used for the loading and unloading of general cargo, break bulk and oil and gas equipment, enhancing the efficiency, productivity and safety of port operations and reducing vessel turnaround time. In addition to making loading and unloading faster and easier, the operator compartment of these new machines has been ergonomically designed to provide good sight lines, better working comfort and environmentally friendly with low emissions and noise levels.

The recent acquisitions underline DP World Limassol’s commitment to continually investing in the port delivering innovative and sustainable services, while at the same time continue to improve customer satisfaction.

The General Manager of DP World Limassol, Charles Meaby, commented “The addition of the new equipment is an integral part of our commitment to provide high quality trade enabling services in Cyprus.”

He continued “The LHM 420 mobile harbour crane from Liebherr is a great investment for the Port. With its heavy lifting capability, innovative services the new crane will help maximise the Multipurpose port’s potential. DP World is a global leader in the management and operations of ports and we will continue making improvements to deliver a better service for port users.”

“The new cranes will enable DP World Limassol to work more universally and with a higher turnover at all berths of the terminal. The SOLAS compliant weighing system installed in both units will benefit both the operation and maintenance of the units. We will put all efforts into fulfilling the expectation DP World has towards Liebherr and are looking forward to a fruitful cooperation with DP World in the future”, quotes Igor Nedelchenko, Area Sales Manager for Liebherr Mobile Harbour Cranes.

Watch out 2-day arrival and roll off the LHM 420 mobile Harbour crane video here

 

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For DP World Limassol media enquiries and images please contact:

Evdokia Papadopoulou

Gnora Communications Consultants

T: +357 22 441922

F: +357 22 519743
 

Doros Aresti
Communications Officer
DP World Limassol
Tel: +357 25858701

E-mail: doros.aresti@dpworld.com
 

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For further information on the inauguration, please visit:

https://www.imhbusiness.com/en/limassol-cruise-terminal-inauguration-ceremony#information

 

About DP World

DP World [1] 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.

 

[1]  As of February 2018