Dubai Ports World

Emirates goes for growth under Dubai World umbrella

Two separate commercial developments in the Gulf and northern China this month largely flew below the radar screens of the media, but industry executives across the commercial spectrum would be wise to sit up and take notice.

Friday, 14 July, 2006, 12:00am

DP World in US$300m Djibouti push

New facility to add 1.5 million teu of handling capacity in one of Africa's biggest port operations

The third-biggest global port operator, DP World, which has logistics interests in Hong Kong and China, will invest US$300 million to develop a new container terminal in Doraleh, Djibouti.

17 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

DP World reflects US national insecurity

The bipartisan furore over national security that has engulfed the United States political arena since DP World's successful GBP3.88 billion ($52.54 billion) bid last month for P&O beggars belief.

3 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

PSA quits pursuit of P&O over steep price

Pullout will allow DP World to seal deal and become No3 terminal operator

PSA International, Singapore's international port investment arm, yesterday bowed out of the billion-dollar bidding war for Peninsular & Oriental Navigation (P&O) leaving Dubai's DP World to complete the deal and create the world's third-biggest terminal operator.

11 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

China Merchants wins nod for Qingdao port

4.5b yuan state-approved facility will include free-trade zone, logistics centre

The central government has given China Merchants Holdings International (CMHI) the green light to operate a 4.5 billion yuan port with a free-trade zone and logistics centre in Qingdao, Shandong province, as part of a state pilot scheme.

15 Aug 2005 - 12:00am