Specifically, the 12 new hybrid straddle carriers use 20% less fuel than standard machines and are the most efficient on the market.

In addition, DP World Southampton has already ordered additional 12 hybrid machines that are planned to be delivered by the end of 2019. The new order means that the company's operational fleet will be hybrids.

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The hybrid investment is amongst the company's aims in making supply chains more sustainable.

Concluding, until 2020 DP World Southampton will achieve reduced Nitrogen Oxide emissions by more than 50%, in the possibility that it will continue renewing and upgrading its fleet.