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ADAM SCHRECK AP Business Writer
10:33 AM CDT, July 30, 2009
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Cargo handler DP World said Thursday business at its ports dropped 10 percent in the first half of 2009 as the shipping industry struggles through its worst slump in memory because of the global recession.
The Dubai-based port operator said it moved the equivalent of 12.3 million 20-foot (6-meter) shipping containers through ports it runs around the world between January and June.
Updated Monday, July 20, 2009 11:04 am TWN, By Ronald D.