The Dubai-based ports operator will make the requests to shareholders at the company’s annual general meeting on 29 May.
The securities issue would constitute 33 per cent of the company's existing issued share capital.
DP World officials have said that if investors approve the moves, they will not take place for at least a year.
The company, which listed on the Dubai International Financial Exchange (DIFX) in November last year, will also issue a dividend of 13.3 per cent of the nominal value of its shares.
A MEED Subscription...
Subscribe or upgrade your current MEED.com package to support your strategic planning with the MENA region’s best source of business information. Proceed to our online shop below to find out more about the features in each package.