New inspection facility at JA port
DP World has inaugurated the largest and latest container inspection facility at its flagship JebelAliPort in Dubai. The new facility is one of the largest inspection facilities in the region, spanning over 7,000 square metres and providing 59 customs, health and environment inspection bays.
Dr. Rashid Ahmad bin Fahad, UAE Minister of Environment and Water; Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality; Jassim Mohammed Al Zaabi, Director General of General Authority for the Security of Ports, Borders and Free Zones; Jamal Majid bin Thaniah, Vice Chairman, DP World; Ahmed Mahboob Musabih Director General of Dubai Customs, Mohammed Sharaf, Group CEO, DP World, and Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE region, attended the ribbon cut ceremony to mark the opening of the new facility, which serves Jebel Ali Container Terminal 2.
The high level delegations from the Ministry of Environment and Water, DP World, Dubai Customs, Dubai Municipality and World Security toured the new state-of-the-art facility, which is equipped with the latest technologies, to inspect inbound cargo containers arriving through the six million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent container units) capacity Terminal 2.
Dr. Rashid Ahmad bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water, said: “Sustainability represents a cornerstone of the policy of the UAE development, and has been adopted as a major axis of Expo 2020, the international event that we are all proud to work and be ready to host in Dubai. This new facility at Jebel Ali, the port gateway and the biggest transit of imports to the UAE, is a great achievement and an important contribution to the promotion and the efficiency of procedures for quarantine and veterinary, and in our efforts to sustain environmental security and higher rates of bio-security and food. I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate DP World on its prestigious achievements, and the transforming of JebelAliPort into a mega hub port.”
Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality, said
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