DP World Dakar terminal inaugurated
03 Dec 2011
(MENAFN) Dubai-based DP World announced the official opening of Dakar terminal, the largest container terminal in West Africa, Arabian business reported.
The inauguration followed a massive expansion upgrade which saw its capacity more than double to more than 600,000 TEU.
Mohammed Sharaf, CEO of DP World signaled to the importance of DP World Dakar terminal as Africa’s favoured first port of call for vessels south-bound from Europe.
DP world achieved growth by the third in container handling at the port, and created more than 200 jobs, since it won the concession in 2007.