DP World H1 Gross Container Volumes Up 10.7%

Volumes were boosted by new business at its London Gateway facility and Embraport in Brazil.



DP World, one of the world’s biggest port operators, said on Thursday that its gross container volumes rose 10.7 per cent from a year earlier in the first half of 2014.

Volumes totalled 29.4 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU), boosted by new business at its London Gateway facility and Embraport in Brazil.

Consolidated volumes, at terminals over which DP World has control, rose 8.5 per cent to 13.9 million TEU.