DP World, UAE Region has won top honours at the 11th edition of Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport, DAST, organised by the Roads and Transport Authority,RTA, that encourages public and private sector organisations to address the challenges of mobility and environmental conservation.
The company won the first position for Mobility Management – Smart Transport and second position for Environmental Protection – Truck Deployment Optimisation per Quay Crane. The trade enabler was also cited for implementing successful business practices and raising awareness in the community through its sustainability programmes.
The ceremony was held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, and H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai International Marine Club presented the awards to Mohammed Al Muallem, CEO and Managing Director of DP World, UAE Region, in the presence of Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of RTA, and heads of public and private organisations.
Mohammed Al Muallem, CEO and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, said: “The objectives of the Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport closely match our sustainable business activities. We’re honoured to receive this award for innovative projects at Jebel Ali Port from the Roads and Transport Authority which motivates us to work even harder on sustainability issues with our business and community partners.”
RTA launched the DAST awards to raise awareness of sustainable transport practice, encourage partnership and cooperation in transport, mobility and environmental protection, and enabling best practice in these areas.