DP World Port of Southampton

DP World opens empty container storage park at the Port of Southampton

DP World has opened a new £3 million ($4 million) empty container storage park spanning 11.5 acres at the Port of Southampton. The new facility will hold additional empty containers and enable the port to increase storage capacity while maintaining service levels for customers. This will be especially crucial during the forthcoming peak pre-Christmas season. […]

DP World completes rail extension at Port of Southampton

DP World completes crane rail extension at Port of Southampton

DP World today has announced the completion of the crane rail extension at its terminal at the Port of Southampton, which will allow the world’s largest cranes to service the full length of the quay.  In a statement, DP World said the extension is part of its £40 million ($54.67 million) investment in its Southampton […]

Kalmar to deliver hybrid straddle carriers to DP World Southampton

Kalmar delivers new straddle carrier fleet to DP World Southampton

Kalmar has signed a contract with DP World Southampton to supply 11 hybrid straddle carriers for use at their container terminal after an initial announcement earlier in April 2021. According to a statement, the agreement also includes maintenance and operator training as well as six months of on-site maintenance support. The order was booked in Cargotec’s […]

DPW Southampton March 2021

DP World to bring 11 Kalmar straddle carriers to Southampton as part of major investment

DP World will invest in new terminal equipment and widen berths to accommodate larger ships as part of a £40 million ($55.4 million) expansion drive at its Southampton container terminal. DP World Southampton, the UK’s second largest container terminal, will benefit from the investment designed to provide customers with greater service and efficiencies. Amongst the […]