DP World Limassol Performance 2022 (infographic)

DP World Limassol Performance 2022 (infographic)

Date: 01/02/2023

DP World Limassol reports impressive performance in 2022

Cruises increased by 46% and passengers by 338%,

while cargo volumes rose by 63% compared to last year 2021

Limassol, Cyprus, 8 February 2023: DP World Limassol had one of its best years since taking over as operator in 2017.

The Company recorded an impressive performance in 2022, with Limassol port’s cruise business and cargo volumes growing significantly compared with 2021.

It came closer to its goal of establishing Limassol port as a major cruise destination in the Eastern Mediterranean, processing almost 200,000 passengers and 165 cruise ships in 2022, an increase of 338% and 46% respectively over the previous year.

Committed to transforming Limassol port into a major trading hub, DP World increased total cargo tonnage by 63%, compared with 2021, handling almost 1 million tonnes. At the same time, the port’s maritime trailer transport (Roll on Roll Off Multi-Purpose) traffic grew by a staggering 162% year-on-year, with the number of trailer handled rising to 67,529 units. The terminal moved a total 22,244 vehicles in 2022, recording a 35% increase compared with 2021.

DP World Limassol CEO, Nawaf Abdulla

“The outlook for this year 2023 is very positive as we expect over 200 cruise ships, while we remain committed to our long-term investment strategy, to ensure continued growth in the terminal operations sector”, he added.


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About DP World

We are the leading provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain logistics, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services covers every link of the integrated supply chain – from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions.

We deliver these services through an interconnected global network of over 300 business units in more than 75 countries across six continents, with a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets. Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship into our activities, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work.

Our dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 101,000 from 162 nationalities are committed to delivering unrivalled value to our customers and partners. We do this by focusing on mutually beneficial relationships – with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain – relationships built on a foundation of mutual trust and enduring partnership.

We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading digital technology to further broaden our vision to disrupt world trade and create the smartest, most efficient and innovative solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet.

About DP World Limassol

In April 2016, DP World Limassol was awarded a 25-year concession to exclusively operate the multi-purpose terminal in Limassol. DP World Limassol multipurpose terminal comprises three multi-purpose quays.

Its activities include break-bulk, general cargo, Ro-Ro, oil & gas services and the brand-new passenger terminal. DP World Limassol provides a safe, stable and responsible environment for cruise itineraries in the eastern Mediterranean and further afield.

DP World Limassol aspires to make the terminal more productive and more sustainable, improving the port’s prospects for the long term, leading to better support to the community through jobs creation and better services for the wider Cypriot business community.