In line with the directive issued by the Federal Transport Authority (FTA) - Land and Maritime, all Tugboats at Jebel Ali Port and Mina Rashid will participate in a Vessel Horn Blowing initiative to appreciate those who are working in this challenging time of Coronavirus (COVID-19) to maintain a seamless flow of trade in the region. We encourage all vessels to join us in this initiative as a global marine community. We have implemented the following measures to comply with FTA's requirement and support your…
As the leading trade enabler, we believe in making provisions to ensure your business and its operations run seamlessly. Therefore, kindly note that during the National Disinfection Programme hours of 8:00 pm to 6:00 am, Jebel Ali Port’s operations will run as usual. The gate operations for delivery and receipt of containers shall continue during the disinfection hours. Hence, the Hauliers and Traders can continue with their cargo movements 24/7 without any interruption. In order to optimise the operations, and avoid congestion and delays in…
In reference to the ‘Eight Digit HS Codes in Manifest’ circular (DPW/233/2019) issued on the 5th of January 2020, please note that we have postponed the implementation date to the 1 st of June 2020 to support our customers navigate through this time of Coronavirus (COVID19). Therefore, we request all Shipping Lines/Agents to develop their systems and submit Eight Digit valid HS Codes by the 1st of June 2020.
The National Disinfection Programme, announced by the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) and the Ministry of Interior (MoI), has been extended until Sunday, 5th of April 2020 to be effective from 8pm to 6am. However, during the daytime, traffic and public movements shall continue as normal. The drive expects all UAE citizens and residents to stay at home during the disinfection time, and only go out when it is absolutely necessary to get essential supplies, such as food and medicine, or working in vital…
DP World, UAE Region is monitoring the current situation of Coronavirus (COVID-19), and implementing measures recommended by the UAE Government and Local and International authorities to safeguard the health and wellbeing of its employees and customers. Therefore, we would like to share with you the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for Ship Operators produced by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) to support all types of ships and its crews operating in international waters. We urge you to follow the guidelines and play a part in limiting…
The National Disinfection Programme announced by the Ministry of Health & Prevention (MoHAP) and the Ministry of Interior (MoI), in collaboration with relevant federal and local authorities of the UAE, entails complete sterilisation of all public utilities, public transport and metro services from today, 26th of March 8pm till Sunday 29th of March 6am. The drive expects all UAE citizens and residents to stay at home during the disinfection time, and only go out when it is absolutely necessary to get essential supplies, such as…
In line with the precautionary strategies and guidelines laid down by the Government of the UAE to limit the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and to safeguard the wellbeing of the Port Users and Workers; port users may experience Marine Pilotage delays. This is due to the implementation of some exceptional precautions and measures that ensure the safety of our Pilots, Vessels’ Crew and all concerned. For all operational areas and workplaces, we have incorporated extensive periodic disinfection and sanitization to maintain the health and…
We draw your kind attention that Government of Dubai announced the new stimulus economic package, which aims to reduce the cost of doing business and boost the trade sector in Dubai. For more details about Dubai Customs related announcement, please download the document in the attachments section below.
These are interesting times for us all in view of the pandemic caused by Coronavirus COVID-19. I assure you that DP World, UAE Region has rolled out a series of measures to prioritize the health and wellbeing of our families, customers and the wider community of stakeholders as your safety is our utmost priority. These include a comprehensive range of personal hygiene and deep cleansing steps in accordance with the UAE Government's approved guidelines and directives. Our employees have been well-oriented on critical health and…
As your trusted partner, we have been following and implementing the best practices and standards set by the health authorities to ensure the wellbeing of our people and customers. Therefore, to limit the spread of respiratory infections including Coronavirus (COVID-19), we request you to adhere to the following practices with immediate effect. All crewmembers on board should wear face masks covering the mouth and nose. All crewmembers should wear disposable gloves and must adopt other best practices highlighting personal hygiene. Vessel Master should submit the…
In line with the precautionary strategies laid down by the Government of the UAE to limit the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and to safeguard the wellbeing of the Port Users and Workers, we request to kindly follow the below guidelines for vessel crew changes and disembarking: Crew change is strictly prohibited for vessels arriving from outside the United Arab Emirates. Any crewmember will not be allowed to disembark the vessel during its call at DP World's Ports. This includes access to the berth/jetty. Shore…
In line with the attached circular issued by the Federal Transport Authority- Land & Maritime (FTA) for the New Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), kindly note that all ships calling DP World Ports that have visited a Chinese port in the last 30 days must provide a statement by the Master three days before the arrival to DP World Ports stating that all crew members on board are free from any symptoms that include the following: High fever Sore throat Persistent coughing and breathing difficulties Other symptoms that…
In line with our commitment to continuously enhance our processes and improve efficiency to our valued customers, and align with the Dubai Customs regulations, we have modified the Manifest system to accept eight-digit HS codes used globally. Therefore, we kindly request you to submit eight-digit valid HS codes in Manifest files. This will help us gain data accuracy and identify cargo types including perishable goods well in advance to speed up the process of container clearance at the terminals. The new change will be effective…
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