ITLN
Shipping

DP World reports 17% YoY volume growth across terminals in Q2 2021

July 29, 2021: DP World handled 19.7 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the second quarter of 2021, with gross container volumes increasing by 17.6 percent year-on-year on a reported basis and 17.1 percent on a like-for-like basis. 

Growth in Q2 2021 accelerated with all regions delivering a strong performance, especially its terminals in India, Europe, Australia and Americas.
X
Growth in Q2 2021 accelerated with all regions delivering a strong performance, especially its terminals in India, Europe, Australia and Americas.

July 29, 2021: DP World handled 19.7 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the second quarter of 2021, with gross container volumes increasing by 17.6 percent year-on-year on a reported basis and 17.1 percent on a like-for-like basis.

Growth in Q2 2021 accelerated with all regions delivering a strong performance, especially its terminals in India, Europe, Australia and the Americas. Jebel Ali (UAE) handled 3.4 million TEU in Q2 2021, up 4.2 percent year-on-year. On a H1 2021 gross basis, DP World handled 38.6 million TEU, with gross container volumes increasing by 13.9 percent year-on-year on a reported basis and 13.3 percent on a like-for-like basis.

“At a consolidated level, our terminals handled 11.4 million TEU in 2Q2021, increasing 18.2 percent on a reported basis and up 17.3 percent on a like for like basis,” reads the release.

Group chairman and chief executive officer Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem commented, “We are delighted to report another strong volume performance with 2Q2021 growth accelerating to 17.1 percent year-on-year, and up 7.3 percent compared to 2Q2019, which highlights the strength of the underlying market. Growth continued to be broad-based with all our regions delivering robust performance, with India being exceptionally strong. Encouragingly, the recent volume improvement at our flagship port of Jebal Ali (UAE) continued into 2Q2021 with throughput growth accelerating to 4.2 percent year-on-year.”

“Looking ahead, the near-term outlook remains positive, but we do expect growth rates to moderate in the second half of 2021. Furthermore, we remain mindful that the Covid-19 pandemic and geopolitical uncertainty could once again disrupt the global economic recovery,” he said.

“Overall, we continue to make good progress on our strategy to deliver supply chain solutions to beneficial cargo owners and are focused on growing profitability while managing growth CAPEX. The strong start to 2021 leaves us well placed to deliver improved full-year performance and we remain focused on delivering our 2022 targets,” he added.

Gross Volume

‘000 TEU

2Q

2020

2Q

2021

% Growth

(like for like)

1H

2020

1H

2021

% Growth

(like for like)

Asia Pacific & Indian Subcontinent

7,227

8,756

+21.2%

(+21.2%)

14,778

17,104

+15.7%

(+15.7)

Europe, Middle East and Africa*

7,153

8,143

+13.8%

(+12.6%)

14,485

16,029

+10.7%

(+9.5%)

Americas & Australia

2,331

2,755

+18.2%

(+18.2%)

4,635

5,466

+17.9%

(+17.0%)

Total Group

16,712

19,654

+17.6%

(+17.1%)

33,897

38,598

+13.9%

(+13.3%)


Next Story
Share it