DP World in the UK
DP World is the only terminal operator to provide a choice of two deep water terminals in the UK – DP World Southampton on the south coast and DP World London Gateway, on the River Thames estuary. Together we provide unrivalled, quick and easy access to the key consumer markets in the UK.Read More
Meet the Team
Meet DP World UK’s senior management team. Together, they bring extensive experience from across the shipping and logistics industries. It’s a very special blend of enthusiasm, innovation and confidence to challenge the status quo.Read More
We believe that working in a sustainable and responsible way is essential for building a strong business for our customers, our people and our society. Our World, Our Future is our global programme to bring sustainability into every aspect of our work.Read More
Tariffs and Charges
A full breakdown of our prices and public tariffs.Read More
Modal Shift Programme
A trial programme at DP World Southampton to help cargo owners rail more boxes and reach their net zero ambitions quicker.Learn More
Help reduce your CO2 emissions in line with net zero targets, with our highly efficient and reliable rail freight solutions in the UK.Learn more
Deep Water Facilities
Our customers are introducing ever-larger ships on the main Far East trade routes. DP World Southampton understands the pressures they face to reduce costs and save fuel and our response is to offer better productivity and flexible berthing windows when calling at Southampton.Read More
Take A Virtual Tour
Look around DP World Southampton and get a good feel of the scale of our operations.Read More
DP World’s ‘Our World, Our Future’ sustainability strategy guides our approach. It helps us to work in a responsible way that prioritises sustainability and the impact on the people, communities and environment in which we operate.Read More
Projects and Initiatives
We’re embedding sustainability into our business so that it becomes part of everything we do and working with partners to contribute to a more greener and cleaner community.Read More
Frequently Asked Questions
All vacancies can be found on the website.
There are a wide range of benefits available to employees which are listed under ‘Our Benefits’
CV’s will be submitted through the online application form on the website. These will then be shortlisted by the hiring manager and you will be invited to an interview on site.
Depending on the role you are applying for, you may be required to complete psychometric testing. The tests can vary depending on the role, but it is most commonly online numerical and verbal reasoning psychometric testing.
No. However we have a free employee bus service running between Southampton Train Station and DPWS Reception. More information can be obtained from Reception.
There are a variety of shift patterns available depending on the role. The Port runs 24/7 and different shift patterns include 12 hour shifts, 8 hour shifts, days & nights or typical office hours.
Yes. There are different internal & external Learning & Development opportunities within the business that will support and develop employees in their role. There are also opportunities within the business for promotions and change of career.
Yes. The most common Apprenticeship is the Engineering Apprenticeship which is a 4 year programme with the potential to progress within the business. More details can be found on the Early Careers & Opportunities tab on the website.
Yes. There is a prayer room available.
No, we do not accept speculative applications. All applicants must be submitted online for the relevant role you would like to apply for. If there are any queries or issues submitting the CV online, you can contact a member of the People Team on dpworldUKcareers@dpworld.com.