Djibouti responds to DP World in port conflict

The government in African nation Djibouti maintains that the concession with DP World concerning the country's Doraleh Container Terminal has been canceled.

The conflict is intensifying between port giant DP World and the government in the African country Djibouti over a concession contract on Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT) near the Horn of Africa.

The country's government annulled a concession deal with DP World in February, but the Dubai-based company insists that the concession deal is still valid. Earlier this week, DP World issued a warning directed at players with plans to construct and operate a port in Djibouti, which could challenge the validity of DP World's concession deal with the government.

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