Port Rashid Container Terminal Opening 1980
Port and Police Dignatories await
Sheikh Rashid's arrival open the
new Container Terminal
Sheikh Rashid opened these curtains
to declare Port Rashid Container
The Commemorative Stone remains
at the entrance to Port Rashid Container
Terminal but is not open to public
Port Rashid was managed and operated
by Dubai Ports Services, a subsidiary
of Gray Mackenzie International.
DPS was the forerunner of privately
owned Terminal Operators and set
a model for the development of DP
World which is now the 3rd largest
Terminal Operator in the World.
Sheikh Rashid toured the Port
Rashid Container Terminal.
Sheikh Rashid's tour was informal.
He was accompanied by many of the
Sheikh Rashid is seen between
two of Port Rashid's Staff - Mr Abdul
Razaq and Mr Ali Hozaim. Both had
worked on the Dubai Wharves before
moving to senior posts in Port Rashid.
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