The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Security Company (NIMASA) at present launched the digital registration platform for maritime labour and issuance of Biometric Id Playing cards to Dockworkers. The Company’s Director Common Dr Bashir Jamoh described the e-platform as a serious step in direction of attaining full automation of all its processes including that it was conceived out of the necessity to set up an unbiased, sturdy, built-in data, verification and communication platform that will function a system database technology on maritime labour in Nigeria.
The DG who was represented by the Company’s Government Director, Maritime Labour and Cabotage Companies, Engr. Victor Ochei, acknowledged that the event of automation processes would profit the trade each by way of time-saving thereby bettering on service supply, in addition to constructing capability of the maritime labour workforce.
In line with him, “I’m significantly delighted in regards to the prospect of eliminating the time consuming strategy of seafarers and employers registration which is what the E-Platform would supply. It’s additional anticipated that the E-Platform would promote a seamless registration course of that can culminate with the issuance of biometric id playing cards to seafarers and dockworkers”.
Jamoh went on to state that the Company remained dedicated to build up the capability of Nigerian seafarers and dockworkers as a way to enhance on the standing of the nation’s maritime sector among the many committee of maritime nations stating that: