DP World orders $700m worth of automation tech for T4
DP World has placed a US $700-million order with Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) to supply port technology for its automated container terminal (Terminal 4) in Dubai.
According to media reports, the DP World order is for quay cranes and rail cranes, which are scheduled for delivery through 2018.
DP World’s Jebel Ali is ranked as the world’s ninth largest terminal and is the largest container port outside of Asia.
DP World’s flagship port is widely regarded as one of the most innovative port and terminal entities on the planet.
DP World received the Award of Excellence in the Container Terminal Operations category at the Navis Inspire Awards 2015.