DP World Plans Display Of Initiatives At Seatrade Show

DP World Plans Display Of Initiatives At Seatrade Show
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Published October 24th, 2010 - 15:08 GMT

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Reinforcing its commitment to customers and partners across the globe, global port operator DP World today (October 24) announced its plans to participate in the forthcoming Seatrade Middle East Maritime 2010, where it will showcase a number of innovative initiatives aimed at capitalizing on efficiencies and maximizing on quality of service across its operations.

The three-day conference and exhibition will be inaugurated by Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of Dubai World and DP World, on Tuesday (October 26) at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah, Group CEO of Dubai World and Joint Vice Chairman of DP World, will deliver the keynote speech to start off the conference programme. The three-day conference and exhibition, is being held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.

On October 28, Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, will be the keynote speaker for the Ports & Terminals segment of the conference, which will also be addressed by Andrew Adam, Senior Vice President, Global Operations, DP World.

DP World will sponsor the award for "Personality of the Year" to be presented to the winner at the Seatrade Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Awards at a gala ceremony on the eve of the event.

Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of Dubai World and DP World, said:

"As the leading flag-bearer of the industry in the Middle East, DP World is proud to be closely involved with this prestigious event organised by Seatrade. We believe this influential gathering of industry experts will further reinforce Dubai's position as a powerful player in the maritime sector."

Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah, Group CEO of Dubai World and Joint Vice Chairman of DP World said:

"We are proud to be associated with Seatrade Middle East Maritime. It is a great opportunity for us to reach out and communicate with our partners and other maritime stakeholders, and look at emerging industry trends, practices and technology. We look forward to an interesting and eventful conference."

Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, said:

"Seatrade Middle East Maritime offers us a high-visibility platform to reinforce our commitment to customers. We aim to use this opportunity to spend time with trade visitors to enhance our understanding of their needs and exchange views on how to add value to their business model."

Seatrade is the largest commercial maritime event in the region with an expected footfall of some 6,000 visitors. DP World has a prominent positioning and presence among more than 310 other exhibitors with an 84 sq m stand at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, the event's venue.

The focus of the conference this year will be on the state of the industry, ports and terminals, shipping finance and offshore marine support. 

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