DP World, UAE Region is recognised as Terminal Operator of the Year and Most Automated Container Terminal of the Year
Sultan Bin Sulayem: Transport Arabia Excellence Awards can contribute to promote intra-region trade
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 December 2017: Global trade enabler DP World was recognized for its world leading business standards and practices when Its UAE Region won two awards at the Transport Arabia Excellence Awards 2017, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, CEO and chairman of the Emirates Group, and Chairman of Dubai World.
DP World, UAE Region won the Terminal Operator of the Year Award, which cited the regional trade enabler for its consistently high levels of performance, commercial success and have shown a commitment to invest and expand operations in the future.
Jebel Ali Port won the Most Automated Container Terminal of the Year award, in recognition of DP World, UAE Region's consistent efforts to set global benchmarks in port automation technologies.
The Awards were received by Mr. Abdulla Bin Damithan, Chief Commercial Officer, DP World - UAE Region and Shehab Al Rahma, Manager, Special Projects - Commercial, DP World -UAE Region at a red carpet ceremony attended by industry leaders and decision makers from across the Arab world.
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, DP World, said:
“DP World honoured to receive the Transport Arabia Excellence Awards. It's a recognition of Dubai's leadership role in cargo transportation and logistics, as well as the gold standards DP World has set as we evolved from a local port operator into a global trade enabler. Our relentless focus on productivity, business expansion by thinking ahead to be when and where our customers need us, and investments in our people and technology drive our success.
“The Transport Arabia Excellence Awards will go a long way to promote global best standards and practices and excellence in cargo transportation and logistics across the region. Above all, we believe it can contribute to encourage intra-regional trade, which has tremendous opportunities for growth in the Arab world.”
DP World is a principal partner of the awards initiative to promote excellence and healthy competition in cargo transportation in the Arab world.