Overall, the firm has served more than 250 cruise ships and processed the arrival of over 400 thousand passengers in the past four years. In addition to this, in the transit trade arm of the business, the company processed a total of over 3,500 commercial vessels and over three million tonnes of cargo.
Commenting on the occasion of the anniversary, Nawaf Abdulla, CEO, DP World Limassol, said, “DP World Limassol has produced impeccable results over the past four years. We are proud to have been chosen to operate this crucial port for the region […].Despite the difficulties of the past 12 months, we remain dedicated to our aim of making Limassol port a leading port of choice for trade and cruises in the Eastern Mediterranean.”
Abdulla added that significant investment in equipment and technology has enhanced the port’s efficiency and competitiveness, allowing it to accommodate more vessels and reduce turnaround times, while successfully laying the foundation for its role in actively supporting the exploration of energy reserves off the coast of Cyprus and its neighbouring countries.
DP World Limassol has also made a considerable investment in machinery with the purchase of multiple cranes, container handlers, forklifts, tractors as well as other essential equipment, which successfully increased the port’s automation and resilience.
As a modern global business at the forefront of logistics and smart trade, DP World is committed to investing in digital solutions that increase efficiency and offer tangible benefits to its staff and customers. This strategy has been reflected in Limassol where the firm has launched several innovative digital products, including digital payment solutions, while ensuring it keeps up with the latest international procedural standards.
DP World Limassol is committed to continue to invest in the development of its various facilities providing specialized environment suitable to various business sectors.