24th World Energy Congress: DP World to showcase sustainable solutions as logistics partner
September 9, 2019: Global trade enabler DP World will be the ‘Logistics Partner to the Energy Industry’ at the 24th World Energy Congress (WEC) from September 9-12, 2019 in Abu Dhabi.
September 9, 2019: Global trade enabler DP World will be the ‘Logistics Partner to the Energy Industry’ at the 24th World Energy Congress (WEC) from September 9-12, 2019 in Abu Dhabi. The theme for this year is ‘Making Energy Flow’.
Along with its subsidiary P&O, DP World will demonstrate the connectivity of energy-related cargo movement around the world and update the international energy community on the best practices, trends and future outlook of logistics across the energy sector supply chain. Key focus areas will include marine logistics through P&O and the promise of sustainable transportation through DP World Cargospeed systems, enabled by Virgin Hyperloop One technology.
We’re delighted to be attending the 24th @WECongress this week as Logistics Partner to the Energy Industry. Sustainable cargo movement for the energy sector has never been more important and is a must for keeping the world’s lights on. Read more: https://t.co/38tYuL0d9q #WEC2019 pic.twitter.com/5k9NoPWAGx— DP World (@DP_World) September 8, 2019
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, DP World Group’s chairman and CEO, said, "DP World is pleased to participate in and support the 2019 World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi. The event represents an ideal opportunity to highlight our leadership, investment and experience in energy logistics. As a progressive end-to-end global logistics solutions provider with a footprint in more than 45 countries, we are committed to enabling smarter trade to make a better future for everyone while creating synergies within the energy industry supply chain.”
“Through strategic network growth, acquisitions and partnerships, DP World successfully established a world-leading logistics infrastructure, diversifying its portfolio to better serve the dynamic trade needs of our customers through the deployment of next-generation technology and innovations that deliver safer, faster, efficient, and more sustainable solutions,” Bin Sulayem added.
We need to meet the soaring global demand for energy in a sustainable manner by staying connected and agile. As #WEC24 gets underway, read my reflections on making energy flow here: https://t.co/qXjyOT2kug— Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem (@ssulayem) September 9, 2019
Visitors at DP World’s stand at WEC 2019 will also have access to the groundbreaking futuristic DP World Cargospeed concept, developed through a strategic partnership with Virgin Hyperloop One. This concept has the potential to transform logistics for on-demand shipments through hyperloop-enabled systems that offer ultra-fast, sustainable and efficient delivery of palletised cargo.
DP World will be exhibiting at stand H7-150 and visitors will be able to access a variety of unique and interactive modules, platforms and user-experiences.
In July, DP World acquired international critical logistics and solutions provider Topaz Energy and Marine Limited (Topaz) for an enterprise value of $1,079 million.