UAE: Jebel Ali Port Reaches Important Milestone
DP World has inaugurated the largest and latest container inspection facility at its flagship Jebel Ali Port in Dubai. The new facility is one of the largest inspection facilities in the region, spanning over 7,000 square metres and providing 59 customs, health and environment inspection bays.
His Excellency Dr. Rashid Ahmad Bin Fahad, UAE Minister of Environment and Water; HE Engineer Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality; HE Jassim Mohammed Al Zaabi, Director General of General Authority for the Security of Ports, Borders and Free Zones; HE Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah, Vice Chairman, DP World; HE Ahmed Mahboob Musabih Director General of Dubai Customs, Mohammed Sharaf, Group CEO, DP World, and Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE region, attended the ribbon cut ceremony to mark the opening of the new facility, which serves Jebel Ali Container Terminal 2.
The high level delegations from the Ministry of Environment and Water, DP World, Dubai Customs, Dubai Municipality and World Security toured the new state-of-the-art facility, which is equipped with the latest technologies, to inspect inbound cargo containers arriving through the 6 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent container units) capacity Terminal 2.
Press Release, April 21, 2014