New Weekend from 1 January 2022 Jebel Ali Port and Mina Rashid

Following the UAE Government’s announcement to switch weekends to Saturday and Sunday with a 4.5-day work week, we are glad to inform you of our compliance with this decision at DP World UAE Region.


Therefore, starting from 1 January 2022, the weekend will officially change to Saturday and Sunday, with 4.5 hours of work on Friday (from 7:30 am until 12 pm). The working hours from Monday to Thursday remain unchanged. In compliance with this, please note the below changes:


  • Administration office hours:


  • Monday to Thursday: 07:30 hours to 15:30 hours
  • Friday: 07:30 hours to 12:00 hours


  • Normal working hours at General Cargo and Logistics:


Normal working hours from Sunday to Friday (excluding Public Holidays and Saturday):


Jebel Ali Port

07:00 hours to 12:00 hours

13:00 hours to 16:00 hours

Mina Rashid

07:00 hours to 13:00 hours

14:00 hours to 16:00 hours


  • Overtime hours:


Overtime will be applicable on Saturday instead of Friday. As stated above, Friday will be considered a normal working day.


  • Vessel Berthing / Unberthing Charges:


Double berthing / unberthing and warping charges will be applicable on Saturday instead of Friday.