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Solar-powered warehouse cuts carbon footprint
DP World’s Jebel Ali Free Zone has launched the UAE’s first green storage and warehouse facilities in Dubai helping businesses to reduce their carbon footprint. 06 Jun 2018
A clear business case for sustainability
DP World is known for being a front runner in the industry with its commitment to sustainability Kathryn Beaven, DP World’s Director of Global Sustainability talks to Anne-Marie Causer about the latest projects the operator is spearheading to grow a stronger business and minimise its impact to the environment. 24 Jan 2018
DP World tests the efficiency of remote operation
DP World Yarimca is automating two of its Konecranes RTG cranes to test the possibilities of better efficiency. 15 Nov 2017
Enhancing sustainable supply chains in Africa
New commerce and tech innovation are the key create better supply chains and reach the region’s true trade potential says DP World. 06 Nov 2017
Operators encourage employees to go green
An environmental initiative between four global port operators has encouraged 7,500 port employees to go green. 31 Oct 2017
UN environmental youth programme launched
The industry is taking part in a scheme to help children learn about the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 13 Oct 2017
Benchmark emissions reduction for London port
DP World London Gateway reduced its carbon emissions by 28% in 2016 earning the operator continued certification to The Planet Mark sustainability programme. 27 Sep 2017
Electric powered shuttle carrier pilot project
Kalmar and DP World London Gateway are to pilot a fast charging shuttle carrier solution to help reduce emissions. 07 Sep 2017
Green equipment order for Australian operator
Kalmar is supplying DPW Australia with new equipment to boost performance and reduce emissions. 24 Aug 2017
Electric charging points growing
Electric vehicle charging points featuring Tesla chargers have been installed at Spain’s Sant Carles Marina by MDL Marinas, in partnership with Ports de la Generalitat. 26 Jun 2017
DP World looks to Tesla technology
DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk have discussed the potential uses of Tesla technology for DP World’s global operations. 15 Feb 2017
DP World promotes solar energy usage
With work underway to construct 88,000 rooftop panels on DP World’s Dubai facilities, the company’s CEO has emphasised the importance of solar energy. 19 Jan 2017
Calculating the carbon footprint of the whole supply chain
By its very nature logistics has always been ‘bitty’ because there are a million and one parties to the transport of goods. Consequently, a universal method of calculating the carbon footprint of the whole supply chain has been impossible to realise, but that may just be about to change, writes Anne-Marie Causer. 26 Jan 2017
Expertise in logistics
DP World has its sights fixed firmly on fast efficient logistics with the opening of its first smart logistics centre in Lurin, Peru. 13 Dec 2016
DP World recognised for green performance
DP World has been recognised for implementing best practice in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving environmental performance by the UK-based Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). 15 Nov 2016
Joint port environmental initiative
The third annual joint ‘GO GREEN’ environmental initiative launched by the big marine terminal operators has seen companies raise the bar in promoting environmental stewardship. 19 Oct 2016
London Gateway creates new wildlife habitat
DP World London Gateway has completed its creation of a new important intertidal habitat which will provide feeding ground for wading birds and fish. 10 Oct 2016
Green certification for DP World
DP World London Gateway Port has been awarded the green Planet Mark for demonstrating a commitment to carbon emissions reduction. 21 Jul 2016
How terminal operators deal with carbon management
Charles Haines reports DP World, the international terminal operator, understands that carbon footprinting issues within individual facilities and along the transport and logistics supply chain are complex issues. 18 Mar 2011
Lighting the way
John Bensalhia looks at the latest products, trends, financial and safety elements of port lighting 05 Jan 2011
Carbon Disclosure Project
Port operator DP World has joined APM Terminals in signing up to the global Carbon Disclosure Project, a programme that aims to “accelerate unified action on climate change”. 03 Dec 2010
DPW announces environment award winners
Global terminal operator DP World has announced the winners of its 2009 Safety and Environment Awards for Excellence. “This year we received a total of 69 submissions; the variety of risks being tackled clearly demonstrating that there is a lot of effort being made to improve safety and environmental performance right throughout the business on a global scale,” commented Lawrie Holman, Global Director of Safety & Environment. 07 Mar 2010
Sustainability key to London Gateway construction
DP World has signed a £400 million contract to build the first phase of a new port at London Gateway, which will be integrated with Europe’s largest logistics park. This is the first major contract to be awarded in the £1.5 billion project, due to be built over the next 10 to 15 years. 11 Oct 2008
Saigon’s ECO-RTG order
The new Saigon Premier Container Terminal in Vietnam operated by DP World has ordered a batch of 13 ECO-RTGs from Zhenhua Port Machinery Company in Shanghai. Siemens will deliver the hybrid ECO-RTG drive systems to crane manufacturer ZPMC in October 2008. This order is the second in a row placed by DP World. 19 May 2008
Expanding super postpanamax capability
DP World Southampton has announced plans to increase its capability to handle super postpanamax vessels. 17 Nov 2009
London Gateway gains prize
DP World’s London Gateway has been awarded the Environmental Protection prize in the Lloyd’s List Global Awards ceremony. 03 Dec 2010
Green London Gateway to open in 2013
The UK’s new global shipping port and logistics centre project, London Gateway, will open at the end of 2013, owners DP World have announced. 18 Oct 2011
Jebel Ali makes the switch
DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has successfully electrified eight diesel-powered Rubber-Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes. 01 Oct 2013
DP World and HPH go ‘green’
DP World and Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) are joining forces to run a ‘Waste Reduction Campaign’ in a bid to curb global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. 17 Sep 2014
Industry leaders ‘Go Green’
Five of the industry’s leading terminal operators are joining forces this month for a new initiative that aims to promote environmental awareness and sustainable future operations. 07 Sep 2015
Harnessing solar power in Dubai
DP World is launching a major renewable energy project to install photovoltaic solar panels to generate electricity, allowing it to reduce its carbon footprint while exporting surplus energy to the national grid. 17 Sep 2015
'Go Green' campaign a "great success"
Five leading terminal operators joined forces last month to promote environmental awareness and sustainability. 16 Oct 2015
Green initiative ends on a high note
Thousands of port employees around the world have taken part in a joint environmental initiative launched by five of the world’s largest port operators in conjunction with the Port of Rotterdam Authority (PRA). 09 Nov 2015
Ports endorse “lean and green” strategy
The importance of keeping sustainability high on the agenda of ports, transport operators and shippers was an important theme of the GreenPort 2009 Conference held in Naples earlier this year. Kate Royston reviews the highlights. 01 Jun 2009
Mega terminal for Chennai
The government of India is planning to build amega container terminal at Chennai, India’s second busiest container port. 08 Apr 2011
“Sustainability clause” central to DP World/Brisbane lease
DP World recently reaffirmed its commitment to the Port of Brisbane, when it signed an Agreement to Lease for a new 40-year lease at the Port of Brisbane, announcing it is looking at investing $A250 million in the port over time in response to market demand. DP World currently leases container Terminals 4, 5 and 6 at the port. 01 Oct 2008
DP World wins sustainability award
DP World has won the prestigious Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport (DAST) for its work in helping to improve the efficiency of the supply chain. 21 Feb 2012
DPW Melbourne invests in greener equipment
DP World recently invested in the latest straddle carriers for its container terminal at the Port of Melbourne. 19 Oct 2012
Musco lights up Jebel Ali
DP World is set to save US$1.5m a year at its Jebel Ali Port Terminal 2 in Dubai after upgrading its lighting. 06 Aug 2015