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DP WORLD CHENNAI HOSTS A TRADE MEET FOR THE SME EXPORTERS OF TAMIL NADU

DP WORLD CHENNAI HOSTS A TRADE MEET FOR THE SME EXPORTERS OF TAMIL NADU

DP WORLD CHENNAI HOSTS A TRADE MEET FOR THE SME EXPORTERS OF TAMIL NADU

Chennai, India, January 30, 2018:

Global trade enabler DP World operated Chennai Container Terminal (CCT) in association with the Chennai Port Trust as a part of their marketing initiative to boost terminal trade, recently concluded a trade meet for the Small & Medium Enterprises (SME) exporters from Sivakasi & neighbouring districts of Tamil Nadu.The delegation included exporters of coco pith, agriculture commodities and cotton garments

.The aim for this meet was to showcase the state-of-the-art infrastructure that the terminal has to offer along with, the ease of doing business with 24×7 customs and the lead time benefits of shipping through Chennai with excellent connectivity from the terminal to other ports across the world.

 

Commenting on the successful execution of the trade meet, Capt. R Venkatesh, Chief Executive Officer, DP World Chennai said,

“At DP World, webelieve in providing faster andcost effective trade solutions to our customers that will support their strategic growth ambitions. We continuously work towards enhancing terminal efficiency with efforts channelized towards understanding customer needs. We are delighted to have hosted this special meet for the SME exporters of the region. Through this event, we were successful in appraising them about our terminal’s facilities and how wecan facilitate trade in Chennai and its hinterland using efficient logistics solutions.”

About DP World:

DP World[1] is a leading enabler of global trade and an integral part of the supply chain.

We operate multiple yet related businesses – from marine and inland terminals, maritime services, logistics and ancillary services to technology-driven trade solutions.

We have a portfolio of 78 operating marine and inland terminals supported by over 50 related businesses in 40 countries across six continents with a significant presence in both high-growth and mature markets. We aim to be essential to the bright future of global trade, ensuring everything we do has a long-lasting positive impact on economies and society.

Our dedicated team of over 36,500 employees from 103 countries cultivates long-standing relationships with governments, shipping lines, importers and exporters, communities, and many other important constituents of the global supply chain, to add value and provide quality services today and tomorrow.

Container handling is the company’s core business and generates more than three quarters of its revenue. In 2016, DP World handledaround 64 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across our portfolio. With its committed pipeline of developments and expansions, the current gross capacity of 84.6 million TEU is expected to rise to more than 100million TEU by 2020, in line with market demand.

By thinking ahead, foreseeing change and innovating we aim to create the most productive, efficient and safe trade solutions globally.

For further information, please contact:

Sonika Damania

Sonika.Damania@pointninelintas.in

+91 98218 67826

Aliasger Bootwalla

Aliasger.Bootwalla@pointninelintas.in

+91 99677 74474

[1]As of April 2017

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