22 November 2019
DP World Limassol organises inaugural charity soccer tournament for the companies
operating at Limassol port
Limassol, Cyprus, 22nd November 2019: DP World Limassol led efforts to strengthen the relationships between the companies operating at Limassol by forming the inaugural Corporate Soccer Tournament labelled “Limassol port soccer tournament 5X5”.
This is the first corporate tournament with the main objective to raise money for extremely worthy local causes. The tournament, which will take place at the “HARAKIS NOVASPORTS CENTER” in Mesa Gitonia, Limassol, will kick off from 12 November 2019 until 22 February 2020.
Eight corporate teams will participate in the tournament, divided into two groups, all aiming to win the championship. The first group consists of the teams from DP World Limassol, Eurogate, Medserve and Gulf Agency Cyprus, while the second group comprises teams from ATLAS, United Stevedoring Company, LAVAR Shipping and HULL BLYTH Araouzos. The matches will take place every Tuesday and Wednesday, from 7pm – 9pm.
Doros Aresti, DP World Limassol’s Communications and Sustainability Officer commented “We wanted to create something that would be fun, memorable and also raise money for extremely worthy local causes. We are looking forward to an exciting and entertaining competition and the opportunity to raise as much money as possible.
Mr. Aresti continued “We are really pleased that this initiative has had such a positive response and we hope that it is a growth platform for the future and to be established as an annual event”
Proceeds from participation in the tournament will be donated to a charitable foundation, the name of which will be announced at a later date. For more information on the tournament, follow the “Limassol port soccer tournament” page on Facebook.
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DP World is the leading enabler of global trade and an integral part of the supply chain.
We operate multiple related businesses – from marine and inland terminals, marine services, logistics and ancillary services, to technology-driven trade solutions.
Our portfolio of more than 150 operations in 46 countries across six continents gives us a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets.
DP World’s dedicated team of more than 50,000 employees from 120 countries builds enduring relationships with governments, shipping lines, importers and exporters, communities, and many other essential constituents of the global supply chain, providing quality value-added services today and tomorrow.
Container handling is the company’s core business and generates more than half of its revenue. In 2018, DP World handled over 70 million TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) across our portfolio. With a pipeline of committed developments and expansions, we expect the current gross capacity of 91 million TEU to rise in line with market demand.
By thinking ahead, foreseeing change and innovating, DP World aims to create the most productive, efficient and safe trade solutions globally. We aim to be essential to the bright future of global trade, ensuring that everything we do contributes positively and sustainably to the economy and society.