DP World Celebrates ‘Top Honour’ Navis Win


DP World is celebrating its recent win at the Navis Inspire awards after it was recognised with an Award of Excellence in the Container Terminal Operations category at the first ever Navis Inspire Awards 2015.

As part of the win, Jebel Ali is also set to feature in the upcoming edition of PTI. Sultan Ahmad Bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World, said the industry prize underlined the global marine terminal operator’s customer centric approach, innovation, process excellence and commitment of its employees.

Sultan Ahmad Bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World, said: “Winning this global award is a top honour. Our vision for the business, strategy, customer focus and engagement are all key features integral to the success of our operations at Jebel Ali where an inspired, skilled and experienced team is delivering first class performance.

“Providing excellent customer service coupled with motivated employees are among our top priorities alongside a continuous drive for innovation and process excellence. These factors have combined to bring about this success.

“The award also reflects the achievements of Dubai. We are fully supportive of Dubai’s strategic plan in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to turn the emirate into a leading economic and trading hub.”

Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, said: “Customer service is at the heart of everything we do and we ensure we stay ahead of demand so our customers can maximise the efficiency of the supply chain and improve their competitiveness.

“We have invested significantly in infrastructure, equipment, technology and training at our terminals to ensure we can serve our customers’ efficiently and help them realise the benefits of scale the new, larger generation of vessels bring.”

Mohammed Ali Ahmad, Chief Operating Officer, DP World, UAE Region, said: “With increasing vessel sizes and port calls reducing time spent at the quayside has become a critical factor in our customers’ profitability.

DP World is one of the largest terminal operators in the world and its Jebel Ali Port ranks in the top 10 ports globally. With the addition of its ‘T3’ container terminal, DP World anticipates an annual throughput of around 19 million TEU per year.

Fact File: Jebel Ali Port operated by DP World UAE Region, is the largest marine terminal in the Middle East and the flagship facility of DP World’s portfolio of over 65 marine terminals across six continents.

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