Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

DPW London Gateway boasts green measures  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 11/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Dp world chairman sultan ahmed bin sulayem this week welcomed senior dubai official mohammed ibrahim al shaibani to the dp world london gateway port and logistics park in the uk

Al shaibani is the director general of dubai ruler’s court and the ceo and executive director of the investment corporation of dubai (icd). during his visit al shaibani reviewed the extensive environment protection measures taken at the site during construction and toured what will be europe’s largest logistics park with 9.25 million square feet of warehouse capacity.

Sultan ahmed bin sulayem and mohammed ibrahim al shaibani during a visit to dp world london gateway port and logistics park in the uk. — supplied photo

The £1.5 billion dp world london gateway port in essex is dp world’s newest development starting operations with capacity of 1.6 million twenty foot equivalent container units (teu) in november 2013. over the winter its location and its facilities allowed it to handle eight unscheduled vessel calls as bad weather closed other ports in the uk.

Bin sulayem said: “i am proud and pleased to welcome al shaibani to dp world london gateway. our investment in the uk to build facilities to support british trade not just for today but for the long term reflects the close relationship between dubai the uae and the uk. indeed the dp world london gateway port and park are modelled on our flagship jebel ali port and free zone which has been successful in helping realise the vision of our leader his highness shaikh mohammed bin rashid al maktoum vice-president and prime minister of the uae and ruler of dubai as a vibrant modern city and gateway and hub for the wider region of two billion people.”

Only 25 miles from london dp world london gateway is now the closest deep sea port to uk’s largest markets — london birmingham and manchester. this means british importers and exporters can save hundreds of millions of pounds every year from reduced transportation of goods across the uk. shipping closer saves businesses time money and co2.

— business?khaleejtimes.com


Khaleej Times

  MENA News Headlines
 Nov 28 2015 - Turkey revised military engagement rules in 2012The Journal Of Turkish Weekly
(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) Turkey's rules of engagement were changed long before Tuesday’s downing of Russian aircraft when on June 22 2012Syria shot down an unarmed Turkish ...

 Nov 28 2015 - Turkey- Arrest of Turkish journalists over Syria trucks news sparks outrageThe Journal Of Turkish Weekly
(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) Domestic and international press institutions and political figures have condemned the Nov. 26 arrest of daily Cumhuriyet editor-in-chief Can Dündar ...

 Nov 28 2015 - In New York a warmer reception for Syrian refugeesThe Journal Of Turkish Weekly
(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) In the wake of the terror attacks in Paris politicians and others are calling for a ban — or at least a delay — on the influx of refugees to the ...

 Nov 28 2015 - IS attacks raise odds of closer international cooperationThe Journal Of Turkish Weekly
(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) A new wave of Islamic State (IS) group terror attacks has exposed the vulnerability of countries across Europe and the Middle East forcing governments to ...

 Nov 28 2015 - UAE's international sphere inks contract with LiechtensteinMENAFN
(MENAFN) UAE based investment firm signed a business contract with the Liechtenstein Foundation for State Governance.Moreover; global sphere will organize the important approvals from African ...

 Nov 28 2015 - Saudi's National Trans and Despatch Co. gets USD 4.5mn for power projectMENAFN
(MENAFN) National Transmission and Despatch Co. Limited (NTDCL) and United Bank Limited signed a finance facility of USD 4.5mn for building a 270km transmission line.Furthermore; this investment ...

 Nov 28 2015 - Qatar fund plan gives optimism for the blindMENAFN
(MENAFN) Qatar fund plan is giving hope for millions of children suffering from blind issues, the donation worth USD 8mn.Furthermore, the joint "Qatar Creating Vision" plan will fund surgical ...

 Nov 28 2015 - Saudi- Schools to improve science educationArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) JEDDAH: The Ministry of Education and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) have signed several agreements to boost science and technology teaching at schools. ...

 Nov 28 2015 - MCI judged best e govt department in GCCArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) RIYADH: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MCI) won the award for providing the Best E-Government Service among Gulf Cooperation Council countries. The award 'Best ...

 Nov 28 2015 - Saudi- Al Qaeda supporter gets 19 yearsArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) JEDDAH: A special court has sentenced a Syrian national to 19 years in jail for supporting Al-Qaeda and other terror-related activities. The sentence includes three years for ...





Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices


Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks

Saudi Arabia 

Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor


Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters

© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help