UAE: Jebel Ali Port Receives High Level Awards
Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the Higher Committee, the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airports Security, 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.”
During the ceremony Mahmood Amin, Chief Executive Officer, World Security, was awarded certificates of merit and appreciation for implementing the security system at Jebel Ali port.
Mahmood Amin, Chief Executive Officer, World Security, said:
“World Security is privileged to receive this recognition from HE Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan and the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airports Security. We adopt an uncompromising approach to ensuring the integrity of the security environment at Jebel Ali Port. I accept this award on behalf of all the hard working members of our security teams.”
DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port won the highest recognition in the UAE for civil maritime security, the Golden Award for Best Seaport Overall from the Higher Committee in 2009 and 2010.
Dredging Today Staff, March 19, 2012; Image: dpworld