DP World, UAE Region, the regional leading marine terminal operator, has reached an agreement with an affiliate of The Dow Chemical Company based in Jebel Ali, Dow, to support the distribution of Dow's products.
The contract was signed recently by Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of DP World, UAE Region, and Moosa Al-Moosa, President of Dow UAE in Jebel Ali, in the presence of senior officials from both organisations.
Under the agreement, DP World will provide Dow with value-added services such as Jebel Ali Port's storage facilities and shipping to its customers globally.
Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World, said, "Jebel Ali will enable Dow to benefit from value-adding, efficient handling services, unparalleled sea connectivity and modern technology which supports the supply chain with gate automation systems and paperless processing of cargo documentation through a single electronic window. Partnership with a global leader like Dow highlights our role as a regional hub for polymers and petrochemicals."
Moosa Al-Moosa said, "This partnership will help Dow extend its geographical reach and product distribution globally, ensuring we have the right logistics and supply chain in place. Such an agreement with DP World will accelerate Dow's continued growth in the region and beyond. Not only will DP World provide a strong centre of excellence for Dow in terms of supply chain and logistics, they will also form an ideal partner to enhance Dow's goals and ambitions in responsible care and sustainability by providing innovative solutions to existing challenges. Together, we hope to create value for our customers and stakeholders by emphasising the need for a reliable, best-in-class and, most importantly, safe supply chain."
As an integrated multi-modal transport hub offering sea, air and land connectivity complemented by extensive logistics facilities, Jebel Ali is a premier gateway for over 90 weekly services connecting more than 140 ports worldwide.