DP World Limassol celebrated International Women Day 2021
DP World Limassol, celebrated International Women’s Day
DP World Limassol honours women in the maritime sector
Symbolic gifts were handed out to staff members in celebration of International Women's Day, with the Company reiterating its commitment to women’s empowerment
DP World Limassol, Limassol, Cyprus, 8th March 2021 DP World Limassol, celebrated International Women’s Day, by reiterating its commitment to promote female empowerment in the port and maritime industry.
The Company’s female employees received symbolic gifts, while they were also informed about initiatives, training opportunities and long-term programmes that the Company offers locally and internationally, with a view to empower women in every way possible though its global programme “DP World 4 Women”, to support mentorship programmes for women, raising awareness and creating a talent pipeline for the future.
Specifically, this year, DP World Limassol is organizing, among other, a series of soft skills workshops under the name “Steer your destiny”, held by the Company’s Europe & Russia regional office. The workshops will run throughout the year and will train female employees on how to boost their personal brand and confidence, also helping them acquire influencing skills. The Company is also planning on hosting a series of virtual roundtables this year, designed and focused for our female’s members with internal and external guests
DP World Limassol’s CEO, Nawaf Abdulla, said on the occasion: “Investing in female empowerment is crucial, in order to secure a sustainable maritime industry. Although the number of women in the port and maritime industry has increased in the past years, there is still long way to go. We are extremely proud for all the female members of our Limassol workforce and we remain committed to gender parity and providing equal opportunities for all. As an organization, we believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace fosters creativity, leading to more out-of-the-box thinking and better ideas”.
“As such, as a leading end-to-end supply chain solutions provider, we remain committed to remedying the maritime industry’s broader failure to attract, employ and retain women as employees and appoint them in leadership roles. In fact, the DP World Group has made a global commitment to increase the percentage of our female workforce and therefore currently, at our ports and terminals around the world, women are working in important roles, driving the transformation of the industry”.
“On this International Women’s Day” Mr. Abdulla added, “I would like to extend my thanks to our female colleagues for the important work they are doing and continue to draw from their unique perspectives and potential, whilst supporting them every step of the way”.
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About DP World
We are the leading provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain logistics, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services covers every link of the integrated supply chain – from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions.
We deliver these services through an interconnected global network of 136 business units in 61 countries across six continents, with a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets. Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship into our activities, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work.
Our dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 53,360 employees from 137 nationalities are committed to delivering unrivalled value to our customers and partners. We do this by focusing on mutually beneficial relationships – with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain – relationships built on a foundation of mutual trust and enduring partnership.
We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading digital technology to further broaden our vision to disrupt world trade and create the smartest, most efficient and innovative solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet.
About DP World Limassol
In April 2016, DP World Limassol was awarded a 25-year concession to exclusively operate the multi-purpose terminal in Limassol. DP World Limassol multipurpose terminal comprises three multi-purpose quays.
Its activities include break-bulk, general cargo, Ro-Ro, oil & gas services and the brand-new passenger terminal. DP World Limassol provides a safe, stable and responsible environment for cruise itineraries in the eastern Mediterranean and further afield.
DP World Limassol aspires to make the terminal more productive and more sustainable, improving the port’s prospects for the long term, leading to better support to the community through jobs creation and better services for the wider Cypriot business community.