DP World to take control of Liège container terminal
DP World, seeking to strengthens its stake in the transport arteries of northern Europe, has announced it will take full control of the planned container terminal at Liège Port in Belgium. The Dubai-based port operator said that it would take over the shares owned by Euroports in the Trilogiport terminal.
DP World invests in the development of the container terminal Trilogiport at Liège Port
Following previous investments in the Beverdonk Container Terminal at Grobbendonk, now DP World takes over all shares owned by Euroports in Trilogiport (Liège container terminal). With this, the international terminal operator takes full responsibility for the development of Trilogiport. DP World thus confirms its confidence in Belgium as a logistics hub and base for the hinterland. Trilogiport is the planned container terminal at Liège Port, which is yet to be developed: a project that is part of the Marshall Plan of the Walloon Government, a key objective of which is the development of Liège as a logistics hub. Louis Bertrand, Director-General of the Liège Port Authority explains: “DP World supports our strategy to connect Antwerp and Rotterdam to Germany, the Netherlands and France via Liège.” The project, set to be completed in 2015, is expected to create more than 1,000 associated jobs in the long term.Upload News