Seafarers & Employees at Dubai Customs and DP World ports receive LPG safety training by Emirates Gas

Press release
Published May 11th, 2015 - 07:17 GMT
During the event
During the event

Emirates Gas LLC (EMGAS), a subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), joined hands with Dubai Customs and DP World to conduct safety training on Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) handling and storage for seafarers & employees at Dubai Customs and DP World ports.

More than 30 participants took part in each of the sessions, aimed at educating the public on how to handle, store and use LPG cylinders in order to improve the safety and quality of life in the local community.

Hesham Ali Mustafa, Senior Director of ENOC Gas Marketing & International Business Development and General Manager of Emirates Gas LLC, said: “Safety plays a pivotal role in our overall strategy, which places a strong focus on our customers and giving back to the community. These two new training sessions follow the success of a previous programme recently run at Al Hamriya Port, in association with DP World and The Angel Appeal. 

“Part of our CSR initiatives, the programme also highlights our focus on strengthening our partnerships with governmental entities in the UAE, such as Dubai Customs and DP World, given our shared commitment to promote safety in the country.” 

EMGAS provides the LPG Safety Programme to various segments of society, including educational institutions, hotels and Labour camps throughout the year; in addition to mobilising mass public safety campaigns to promote the highest standards of safety in handling and operations. 

Background Information

Emirates Gas

​​Emirates Gas is the leading supplier of LP Gases in the UAE and is recognized as an authority and reference point in the industry. Well established for over 30 years and a preferred choice of customers, EMGAS with a large fleet of modern tankers has catered to the rapid industrialization of Dubai and ensured speedy and reliable gas service to consumers. Apart from LP Gas, EMGAS has diversified to supply Propane and Aerosol Propellants for various specialized requirements and applications and is now poised to grow in the International market. With well qualified and experienced human resources, EMGAS has been in the forefront of setting benchmarks in the industry and improving safety and operating standards of customers through training and technical assistance.

Dubai Customs

Dubai Customs is one of the leading government departments taking part in enhancing sustainable development and promoting Dubai’s image worldwide, turning it into a principal capital, business and tourism destination, as it facilitates smooth movement of legitimate trade and leverages economic and social development, the matter which is consistent with its slogan stating "gateway to Dubai’s prosperity", because prosperity is usually based on free trade through a safe, fast and practical environment to meet the needs of people and adapt to their requirements. This in addition to DC’s main role to protect society and borders against those who try to smuggle prohibited substances to or through Dubai threatening the community safety and security.

DP World

We began life as a local port operator with our first project, the development of Dubai’s Port Rashid, in 1972. Seven years later we opened Jebel Ali Port, the busiest port outside of Asia and a facility that has propelled us on our journey to becoming a leading enabler of global trade. 


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