Milestones

 
  • 2001 to Present
  • DP World’s third cruise terminal, Hamdan bin Mohammed Cruise Terminal at Mina Rashid in Dubai was inaugurated on 11th Dec 2014 by Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai.
 
  • DP World’s Jebel Ali Container Terminal 3 (T3), inaugurated by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
 
  • Operations commenced on Terminal 2 expansion.
  • Dubai’s Ports handle 100 million containers in 10 years (January 2003 - January 2013).
  • Dreams of the Sea: The Dubai Maritime History Project was launched.
 
  • Jebel Ali Port achieved a RoRo handling record of 500,000 units.
  • Container Terminal 3 development begins.
  • DP World, UAE Region achieved throughput of over 13,000,000 TEU in a single year.
  • UAE is shortlisted to host Expo 2020. DP World is a premier partner in Dubai’s candidate city bid.
 
  • DP World Limited was admitted to the official list of the London Stock Exchange.
  • Announced the capacity expansion of Container Terminal 2 by 1 million TEU and development of a 4 million TEU capacity terminal, Container Terminal 3.
  • Expansion and modernisation of the Fisherman’s Wharf begins at Mina Al Hamriya.
 
  • Launch of customer-oriented services: e-Token, e-Payment and Asra’a.
 
  • DP World, UAE Region achieved throughput of 10,000,000 TEU in a single year.
  • Commenced operations at Jebel Ali Container Terminal 2.
  • DP World Limited was admitted to the official list of securities on NASDAQ Dubai.
 
  • DP World acquires P&O.
 
  • DPA merges with DPI Terminals to form DP World.
  • Dubai Ports achieved the rank of 9th top container port worldwide.
  • Awarded concession to develop and operate the container terminal at the Port of Fujairah.
  • Dubai Ports International (DPI) acquired the CSX Terminals.
 
  • DPA achieved 6,000,000 TEU mark.
 
  • Port community portal, Dubai Trade, officially launched.
 
  • DPA, JAFZA & Customs merged to form Ports, Customs & Free Zone Corporation.
  • Dubai Cruise Terminal opens at Mina Rashid.
  • 1972 to 1997
  • DPA joins ranks of top 10 container ports worldwide.
 
  • DPA achieved 2,000,000 TEU mark.
 
  • Mina Rashid and Jebel Ali Port merged in May to form Dubai Ports Authority (DPA).
 
  • Jebel Ali Free Zone operational.
 
  • Jebel Ali Port, the largest man-made harbour in the world, commenced operations.
 
  • Mina Rashid’s capacity expanded to handle 1,500,000 TEU.
 
  • First stage of Mina Rashid completed with capacity of 100,000 TEU.