Djibouti ordered to pay $385m over port dispute

9 April 2019

Global ports operator DP World is to benefit from a $385m compensation award after a court ruled that the Djibouti government’s new port agreements with China illegally sidelined the operator from an existing deal.

The long-running dispute centres around the Djibouti government’s attempts to agree new container port deals with China, shutting out DP World Group, which part owns the Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT).

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