Jebel Ali Port, Dubai World Security earn top honours
Jebel Ali was certified Best Port Overall, Best Port in Qualifying & Training and Best Port in Emiratisation in the Committee’s annual list of honours for 2009.
Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region and Mahmood Amin, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai World Security, received the certificates at a special ceremony recently held at the Intercontinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi.
Dubai World Security leads the network of security operations at the port with a team of highly trained professionals and equipment.
Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, said:
“For DP World, UAE Region total safety of our terminals is an absolute priority. We regard security as a baseline service we provide to customers to protect people and assets. Jebel Ali Port already has the world’s most advanced Integrated Security System, which was installed last year.
“Being awarded Best Port Overall is an important recognition of our commitment to security at the port. The prestigious certification reflects DP World, UAE Region’s commitment to excellence in this and in all areas of operation. We thank the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports & Airports Security for the honour, and congratulate Dubai World Security for the excellent work they have done at Jebel Ali Port.”
Mahmood Amin, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai World Security, said:
“The honour highlights the professional standards Dubai World Security has adopted in maintaining a top class security team for the port. We follow DP World, UAE Region’s policy of promoting national talent in human resource development.
“These awards are testaments to the collaboration at Jebel Ali Port and re-affirm that we are setting precedents in security and being proactive in our efforts. Our team at DWS works around the clock, year round to ensure not only that the security needs of the business are met but also that projects comply with international security requirements. These successes are the result of our strong security ethos and the commitment by DP World as a leading port operator.”