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Jebel Ali completes over 3m customs ops in 2019

DUBAI, February 19, 2020

Jebel Ali Customs Centers Management in Dubai, UAE completed around 3.147 million customs transactions and made 163 seizures in 2019.

The strategic customs management, which performs all customs operations in Jebel Ali Port; the largest marine terminal in the Middle East and the flagship facility of DP World’s portfolio of over 65 marine terminals across six continents, showcased its latest achievements to the Director of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih during his evening visit to the center.

“It’s no surprise Jebel Ali Customs Center has achieved remarkably in 2019, thanks to their highly trained staff and sophisticated devices and equipment,” said Musabih.” They also thwarted numerous smuggling attempts as part of their role in protecting society and sustaining economic growth.”

Dubai Customs is working hard to ensure best services are delivered to the exhibitors and participants of EXPO 2020, the greatest show in the world. Priority will be given to EXPO 2020 customs declarations and Jebel Ali Customs Centers Management has dedicated a team of inspectors and employees from the Jebel Ali inspection center to be there at the EXPO 2020 customs operations room to help speed up inspection and declaration processes.

Musabih added: “To achieve sustainable development we look forward to reaching Dh2 trillion ($544 billion) target in Dubai external trade by 2025 following the directives and vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. His Highness stressed that 2020 will be the year of making great strides in the economic sector, in education, in infrastructure, in the health sector and in the media.

“Dubai is advancing in many aspects and leading the 4th Industrial Revolution within a plan and vision of becoming the world’s economic capital based on many factors and efforts including the hosting of EXPO 2020.”

The newly launched Smart Container Scanning System in Jebel Ali can scan 150 containers per hour with high accuracy in reading container numbers and digitize them for an easier linkage with Mirsal system.

The new system is capable of detecting radioactive materials and can distinguish organic materials from inorganic ones. The new container scanning system has joined 5 other advanced systems to raise the total scanning capacity to 900 containers per hour.  -- TradeArabia News Service




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