DP World to open new passenger terminal at Cyprus Port
Global trade enabler, DP World, will open a new modern terminal designed to accommodate the largest operating cruise vessels in the summer at its Limassol port. The new terminal consists of seven pods with an internal area of 7,000 square meters. Along with 24-hour
The new terminal consists of seven pods with an internal area of 7,000 sqm. Along with 24-hour availability, the terminal offers integrated services including Home Call and Day Call handling capability, ensuring an improved customer experience.
DP world Limassol has a draft of up to 11m (tide free) and three 400m berths that can accommodate cruise vessels. It is the third addition to the cruise terminal portfolio that DP World operates globally, after cruise terminal operations in Mina Rashid, Dubai and Quinquela Martin, Argentina. The terminal offers fast turnaround times for connections to both Larnaca and Paphos international airports.
DP World group chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, said: Cyprus is a centre for tourism and trade across the Mediterranean Sea and beyond and we are delighted to help develop its cruise capability. The terminal is another example of how partnerships with Government on infrastructure projects help boost economies, creating jobs and prosperity for the country and its people.
Charles Meaby, general manager, DP World Limassol, commented: With the opening of this new terminal, all our visitors will enjoy an even more impressive welcome. DP World Limassol continues to promote the development of tourism in Cyprus and driving economic benefits for the local and national economy. This is an exciting time for Limassol and Cyprus and DP World Limassol is focused on delivering a long-term legacy creating employment opportunities and helping Limassol reach its potential of becoming a fully-serviced home port for cruise ships.