It came closer to its goal of establishing Limassol port as a major cruise destination in the Eastern Mediterranean, processing almost 200,000 passengers and 165 cruise ships in 2022, an increase of 338 percent and 46 percent respectively over the previous year.
Committed to transforming Limassol port into a major trading hub, DP World increased total cargo tonnage by 63 percent, compared with 2021, handling almost 1 million tonnes. At the same time, the port’s maritime trailer transport (Roll on Roll Off Multi-Purpose) traffic grew by a staggering 162 percent year-on-year, with the number of trailer handled rising to 67,529 units. The terminal moved a total 22,244 vehicles in 2022, recording a 35 percent increase compared with 2021.
Nawaf Abdulla, CEO, DP World Limassol, said, “The outlook for this year 2023 is very positive as we expect over 200 cruise ships, while we remain committed to our long-term investment strategy, to ensure continued growth in the terminal operations sector.”