Port Operator Wins Middle East Award

Press Release
Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Jebel Ali Port operators DP World wins UAE top security port management award

The Minister of Public Works of the United Arab Emirates has recognised DP World, UAE Region, with two prestigious awards for its commitment to security at its port facilities.

The premier regional port operator won the “Distinctive Management in Seaports Sector” and “Excellence in Seaports Sector Training” awards at the Higher Committee’s annual awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi.

HE Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak presented the awards to Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, and Mahmood Amin, Chief Executive Officer, World Security, the specialist turnkey security solutions provider of Dubai World.

The award cited Jebel Ali Port for its committed adherence to the highest levels of security requirements, which include implementing the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code to enhance security of ships and port facilities, and providing specialist training to security teams.

Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, said: “Ensuring security at our facilities is part of DP World’s commitment to safeguarding the national interests of the UAE as well as the interests of our customers and the wellbeing of our people. We are honoured to receive this Award and are grateful to HE Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan and the Higher Committee for the recognition.”


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