DP World

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DP World is a company providing trade and logistics solutions. Its operations include ports and terminals, industrial parks, logistics, and economic zones. The company primarily caters to the automotive and energy industries.
HQDubai, AE
Employee Ratings3.9

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)48,077(-3%)
Job Openings46
Revenue (FY, 2020)$8.5 B(+12%)
Share Price (Jun 2020)€12.3
Cybersecurity ratingFMore

Key People/Management at DP World

Ahmed Bin Sulayem

Ahmed Bin Sulayem

Group Chairman and CEO
Yuvraj Narayan

Yuvraj Narayan

Group Chief Financial, Strategy and Business Officer
Mohammed Al Muallem

Mohammed Al Muallem

CEO & MD – UAE Region
Tiemen Meester

Tiemen Meester

Chief Operating Officer - International Ports & Terminals
Mike Bhaskaran

Mike Bhaskaran

Chief Operating Officer - Logistics and Technology
Maha Al Qattan

Maha Al Qattan

Chief People Officer
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DP World Office Locations

DP World has offices in Dubai, Alger Centre, North Fremantle, Doel and in 21 other locations
Dubai, AE (HQ)
JAFZA 17, Jebel Ali Free Zone
Alger Centre, DZ
90 Container Terminal, Gate No. 6
North Fremantle, AU
Berths 4/5/6, Rudderham Drive
Doel, BE
Molenweg, Haven 1950
Santos, BR
Estrada Particular da CODESP s/n° – Ilha Barnabé
Prince Rupert, CA
3100, Scott Rd
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DP World Financials and Metrics

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DP World's revenue was reported to be $8.53 b in FY, 2020 which is a 11% increase from the previous period.

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DP World Operating Metrics

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34 m88.2 m35.62 m90.8 m35.81 m91.8 m33.9 m93.3 m

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17.87 m18.58 m19.5 m39.93 m19.97 m41.75 m

Consolidated Throughput (Middle East, Europe and Africa), TEU

11.18 m22.89 m12.16 m22.59 m11.66 m23.25 m11.18 m23.16 m
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DP World Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SwissterminalJanuary 21, 2020
Topaz Energy and Marine LimitedJuly 01, 2019$1.08 b
P&O Ferries Division Holdings LimitedFebruary 20, 2019£322 m
Puertos y Logistica S.A.January 13, 2019
Unifeeder A/SAugust 07, 2018€660 m
Continental Warehousing Corporation (Nhava Seva) LimitedMarch 18, 2018
Cosmos Agencia Maritima S.A.C.March 18, 2018$315.7 m
Drydocks World LLCSeptember 18, 2017$225 m
Base Marine Norway AS
Chennai Container Terminal
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DP World Revenue Breakdown

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DP World revenue breakdown by business segment: 52.7% from Ports and Terminals, 39.6% from Drydocking, Maritime and Logistics Services, 6.6% from Lease Rentals and Services from Economic Zones and 1.1% from Other

DP World revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 9.3% from Asia Pacific and India, 20.1% from Australia and Americas and 70.6% from Middle East, Europe and Africa

Human Capital Metrics

DP World's employees are reported to be approximately 9% female and 91% male.
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DP World Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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DP World News and Updates

DP World launches wholesale e-commerce platform with focus on Africa

DUBUY.com adds digital trading corridors to the physical corridors DP World has built across the African continent

DP World records 10.2% Q1 volume growth across global portfolio

Company's Jebel Ali terminal handled 3.5 million 20-foot equivalent units in the first three months of the year, up 2.6% year-on-year

DP World announces $55.3m investment in UK's second largest container terminal

Infrastructure investment into DP World Southampton will grow terminal as major freight and logistics hub

DP World Caucedo receives largest vessel after completing expansion

DP World Caucedo has completed its $114m-expansion allowing it to receive the biggest vessel ever to dock in the Dominican Republic, the 12,990 teu-MSC Katrina, which connects Europe with the Caribbean, South America and the Pacific.

DP World & Zayed University sign agreement for collaboration at Expo 2020 Dubai

DP World, the Dubai-based provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain logistics and the Premier Global Trade Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, and Zayed University, a leading educational institution in the UAE, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to showcase artworks by talented studen…

DP World announces resilient financial results for 2020

DP World Limited announces robust financial results for the year ended 31 December 2020. On a reported basis, revenue grew 11.0% to $8,533 million and adjusted EBITDA grew 0.4% to $3,319 million with adjusted EBITDA margin of 38.9%.
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DP World Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was DP World founded?

    DP World was founded in 2005.

  • Who are DP World key executives?

    DP World's key executives are Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Yuvraj Narayan and Mohammed Al Muallem.

  • How many employees does DP World have?

    DP World has 48,077 employees.

  • What is DP World revenue?

    Latest DP World annual revenue is $8.5 b.

  • What is DP World revenue per employee?

    Latest DP World revenue per employee is $177.5 k.

  • Who are DP World competitors?

    Competitors of DP World include Shanghai International Port Group, COSCO SHIPPING Ports and APM Terminals.

  • Where is DP World headquarters?

    DP World headquarters is located at JAFZA 17, Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai.

  • Where are DP World offices?

    DP World has offices in Dubai, Alger Centre, North Fremantle, Doel and in 21 other locations.

  • How many offices does DP World have?

    DP World has 25 offices.