Logistics & Warehousing
July 2013

Dubai World Central (DWC), the world’s first purpose-built aerotropolis, has announced that a new state-of-the-art storage facility owned by RSA-Talke is being constructed in DWC’s Logistics District.






July 2013

Marks & Spencer (M&S) and DP World London Gateway have jointly announced that M&S will build a major new distribution centre at the new deep-sea container port and logistics park, which opens later this year on the Thames in South Essex, just 25 miles from central London.






July 2013

The Doha Metro took a big step forward with Qatar Rail awarding awarded four design and build contracts worth about QR30bn ($8.2bn) for Phase 1 of the project. Doha Metro will have four rail lines and an underground section in the centre of the capital Doha. It will link stadiums for the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to be held in the country.






July 2013

Loan maturity date extendedDP World, the world’s third-largest port operator, has extended the maturity date on a $1 billion revolving credit facility for an additional year as it secured attractive market terms, reports Reuters. The loan maturity has been extended to Q2 2018 from Q2 2017, the company said in a statement.






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