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UK: DP World looks to promote diversity by encouraging women to apply for port jobs

Author: Andy Sambridge, Arabian Business (UAE), Published on: 12 August 2014

"Dubai's DP World targets women for UK port jobs", 9 August 2014 

Dubai's DP World has said it is seeking women to fill new jobs at its London Gateway deep-sea container hub port in the UK. The port operator has announced a further 50 jobs at its South Essex base, adding that it has women firmly in its sights. The newly-opened international container terminal is looking for terminal operatives to operate a variety of high-tech cranes and vehicles to move goods from ship to shore as well as support all other aspects of the terminal operations. DP World said applications are invited equally from men but in a bid to encourage diversity, it wants women to take a fresh look at what the modern port has to offer. DP World London Gateway CEO, Simon Moore, said: "It's really important to us to have as diverse a workforce as possible bringing many benefits to all in the workplace”…

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