DP World, UAE Region, has contracted robotics and AI specialist DGWorld to upgrade Jebel Ali Port with a fleet of Autonomous Internal Terminal Vehicles (AITV´s).
The contract will see DGWorld deliver and integrate their autonomous technology at the existing ITV fleet in multiple phases, with the goal to increasing overall efficiency of the terminal while reducing the size of the existing fleet.
Mohammed Al Muallem, chief executive officer and managing director, DP World, UAE Region, commented: “At DP World, UAE Region, we employ today’s frontline technologies such as robotics, automation, Internet of Things, Big Data, virtual reality and cybersecurity to build and sustain our efficiencies. As a trade enabler, technology has powered and underpinned our capabilities as an essential economic service at a time when the UAE needs us most. Digital technology will continue to drive smart trade for DP World, UAE Region and help us create a better future for all.”
Bilal Al-Zoubi, founder and chief executive officer, DGWorld, added: “We are so proud of the Trust received by DP World as one of leading global Port Operator and smart trade enabler to work under their umbrella to deliver these advanced AI, Robotics & Autonomous Technologies. Following the visionary leadership of DP World and Dubai to be one most advanced & smartest Ports as well as City in the world, we are investing heavily in the best Minds, Practices and Resources to develop those Applications & Technologies to match their operational requirements based on the Highest International Standards and now we are moving stronger to expand our current operations locally and globally with the great support of DP World and Dubai – UAE Government.”