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October 31, 2011

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DP World will upgrade crocieristiche infrastructures of Port Rashid (Dubai)

Open letter of the union International Transport Workers' Federation to the terminalista group

The terminalista group DP World has announced the intention to upgrade crocieristiche infrastructures of the port of Dubai being widened the terminal of the harbor area of Port Rashid in order to put it in a position to at the same time receiving five ships from cruise regarding current the two. The objective is to complete the intense activities within the end of the next year and the plan previews of being able to ulteriorly increase the ability to the terminal in order to put it in a position to serving seven ships from cruise at the same time.

The president of DP World, the sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, has remembered recent hard the development of the crocieristico traffic to Dubai, with an increment of 30% of the traffic between 2009 and the 2010 that is gone up by 100 ships and 260,000 passengers to 120 ships and beyond 390.000 passengers and with 2011 who will be archiviato with approximately 135 ships and 475,000 passengers, and has evidenced the ulterior opportunities of increase that arrive to the Middle Eastern port.

"We of the DTCM - the general manager of the Dubai Tourism and Commerce has confirmed Marketing (DTCM), Khalid Bin Sulayem - consider that within the 2015 an ulterior advanced increase to 58% of the crocieristico tourism to Dubai will be recorded. These new structures will be of extreme interest for the crocieristici operators. for their passengers and the entire industry of the tourism. We are pleased that DP World is working with we to the increase of the tourism to Dubai and in the United Arab Emirates".

While the section working harbor of the union International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) has published an open letter addressed to the DP World group in which, congratulandosi with the terminalista group in order to have received the past month an acknowledgment in the field of the Corporate Responsability that is conferred in order to have realized initiatives centralized on the development of the communities and safety of infrastructures, it has exhorted has to inside apply it the same standards of the terminals of the group.

"The Global campaign Network Terminals (GNT) of ITF the Dockers section - the secretary of the section of the union has written in the open letter, Frank Leys - is centralized on the living conditions of the workers who constitute one of the duties of their employers. ITF, with the support of the affiliated unions of all the world - it has remembered - is speeding up the four main total terminalistici operators, of which one it is DP World, to accept a regime minimal total of standard of health and safety in the ports". Leys has concluded wishing that the DP World group "is ready to continue to work in order to improve the health and safety in the ports of all the regions in agreement with the representatives unions" and has extended the same auspice in confronts of other terminals operators total APM Terminals, Hutchison Port Holdings and PSA International.

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