DP World Honours Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports Security
DP World, UAE Region has applauded the leading role of the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airport Security in promoting a safe and transparent work environment at the country’s ports.
At an event held recently at Jebel Ali Port, Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, presented HE Sultan Bin Yakoub Al-Zaabi, the Executive Director of the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airports Security, with an appreciation award, in recognition of the committee’s support and efficiency.
DP World, UAE Region reiterated its commitment to the strategic partnership with the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airport Security which helps the company augment the safety and security at its ports and plays a vital role in boosting the UAE economy.
Also present at the ceremony were Mahmood Amin, Chief Executive Officer, World Security, and other senior DP World officials. The event also featured the presentation of appreciation mementos to members of the security teams from World Security in charge of implementing the security system at Jebel Ali Port.
Thanking HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Head of the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airport Security , for his commitment to improving regulations governing security performance at the ports, Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, said:
“DP World has always taken port security and safety seriously, and is diligent about implementing security-related measures in the port environment. The Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airports Security is a valuable partner in this exercise, and we thank them for their support. We are confident that our continued cooperation will uphold Dubai’s status as the premier maritime industry hub in the region.”
HE Sultan Bin Yakoub Al-Zaabi, Executive Director of the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airports Security said:
“The committee is following the instructions of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak to enhance the pioneering role of the UAE ports through a number of specified procedures. This pioneering role was promoted through the UAE’s implementation of The International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code).
“As the most vital port operator in the region, DP World has always adopted best practices to enhance security of ships and port facilities while maintaining a commercially vibrant environment. We are proud of our accomplishments, because it shows the improved security level in the country’s ports and reiterates its distinction as a strategic partner to the committee at the country’s ports.”
Mahmood Amin, Chief Executive Officer, World Security, said:
“Seaport security operational practices have become an integral part of the day-to-day operations at all marine terminals and ports. World Security has a long-standing relationship with DP World, UAE Region, and we are totally committed to providing comprehensive security coverage to the various ports and facilities of DP World UAE Region.”
Last year, DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port won the prestigious Golden Award for Best Seaport Overall, the highest recognition in the UAE for civil maritime security from the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airports Security.
Dredging Today Staff, February 27, 2012