DP World is owned by the government of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and is a global port operator with a portfolio of operations and marine terminals in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. At the end of 2012, the company was the world's fourth largest container terminal operator as measured by annual throughput (adjusted according to the extent of equity held in each terminal).
DP World and its subsidiaries manage container, bulk and other terminal cargo. Its logistics services include general and bulk cargo handling, ro-ro vessels handling and passenger terminals handling. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, P&O Maritime Services, the Company also provides specialty maritime services to industrial customers and governments.In 2014, DP World had revenues of US$3.4bn.