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Success of the “BOXBAY” system for storing containers in Dubai Ports, in cooperation with SMS Group

DP World Group has completed tests of container storage on raised pallets called “BOXBAY” system at the first full-size facility to be built in Jebel Ali Port in Dubai to prove that the innovative technology works successfully in the real world.

More than 80,000 container movements have been completed since the trial operation of the facility, which can accommodate 792 containers at a time, began at the beginning of this year. The test exceeded expectations, with the BoxPay system showing faster speed and better energy efficiency than expected.

This promising system is the result of a joint venture between the DP World Group and the German industrial engineering SMS Group , The BOXBAY HBS system is an eco-friendly solution that will set new standards in the storage capacity, performance, and digitalization of ports. What’s more, it presents an opportunity to increase supply chain decarbonization significantly. Yet not only ports stand to benefit. The system boasts an array of benefits for its environment.

The fully automated system does not need any lighting during operation and noise levels are kept to a minimum. Selected sides of the structure can be fully covered with soundproofing panels, which can even be greened.

Additionally all BOXBAY systems are powered exclusively by electricity. Consequently, they do not release any CO2 emissions locally. Energy recuperation systems enable the recovery of electricity during container handling. An optional solar system on the roof provides more energy than required to run the entire system, which even makes it CO2 positive.



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