DP World re-performing in Q3/2020
The activities of the Dubai-based maritime group DP World gained momentum in the third quarter of this year. The group's terminals handled 18.3 million teu across its global portfolio of container terminals in Q3/2020, with gross container volumes rising by 3.1% in comparison to the same period last year on a reported basis and up 1.9% on a like-for-like basis.
From January till September 2020, DP World handled 52.2 million teu, decreasing 2.5%. Volumes grew mainly in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Americas with a strong performance from London Gateway, Jeddah, Sokhna (Egypt), Rotterdam and Antwerp.
In Americas, growth was driven by Buenos Aires (Argentina), Santiago (Chile) and Vancouver (Canada). Jebel Ali (UAE) handled 3.4 million teu in Q3/2020, 4.2% than in 2019. (cd)