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  • In the past 10 years, DP World has solidified its presence in over 40 countries, including in nearly 10 ports in Africa, boosting the continent’s blue economy.
  • Senegal is one of the biggest beneficiaries of DP World overseas investments in ports.
  • In June, Tanzania engaged DP World to run two berths in the Port of Dar es Salaam.

DP World, one of the largest marine terminal operators is assuming a bigger role Africa’s blue economy. In the past 10 years, the Dubai based multinational has solidified its presence in over 40 countries, including nearly 10 ports in Africa. 

With every eye gunning for Africa’s vast natural resources, what role is DP World playing in advancing Africa’s blue economy? The blue economy is one of the oldest economic activities by human beings. Blue economy encompasses a wide range of sectors, including fisheries and aquaculture, maritime transport, renewable energy (such as offshore

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DP World, the leading provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain logistics has continued with its focus to expand its services in Africa.

Last month, the company launched the first dedicated container train service connecting Maputo and Harare, Zimbabwe. This is key to its vision to connect several countries in Southern Africa – namely Maputo with South Africa, Zimbabwe and Swaziland – by rail.

The new offering presents a multitude of new business opportunities for customers in Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Better transit times

The service offers significantly better transit times for customers in Zimbabwe. In the past, transit goods on their way to Harare would often have to be transported far greater distances by sea and road, but this route will give customers a new, direct, and faster option for delivery.

Following the launch of the bi-weekly rail service, DP World Maputo will continue to work with all the stakeholders …