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DP World to open logistics centre in Duran, Ecuador

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DP World is to open the first logistics centre in Duran, next to the deep-water Posorja terminal, in Ecuador.

The centre will offer services to the entire foreign trade chain in Ecuador, in Posorja and the other port terminals in Guayaquil.

The logistics centre is 90% complete and is located in the industrial zone of the Durán district. The space will have large, modern and safe facilities; spaces for empty containers; cross-docking area, for consolidation of banana, cocoa and coffee cargo; stevedoring and palletizing service. The facility, the first of its kind will also have a refrigerated container area (PTI) to be delivered to exporters, and electronic systems that will provide security during all processes.

The investment is around $60m and is part of DP World's commitment to Ecuador to contribute to sustainable and economic development by providing innovative logistics solutions.

"The work done so far is a source of pride for all the teams that have achieved this milestone despite the unprecedented challenges. The development of this logistics centre ratifies DP World's commitment to Ecuador," said Nicolas Gauthier, ceo of DP World in Ecuador.

The Covid-19 pandemic did not cause a significant delay to the construction project according to DP World. Workers comply with all biosecurity measures established by the government, such as the use of masks, social distancing, site disinfection and medical monitoring.

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