Qatar boosts online maritime services; completes training course for PWDs

Citizens can now enjoy more efficient maritime services online as the Ministry of Transport launches a fresh package pertaining to seafarer affairs. These new services should automate procedures to boost performance within the sector, and are now available for testing for the public.

This includes:

Endorsement Attesting the Recognition of the Working on a Tanker Certificate
Endorsement Attesting the Recognition of GMDSS Certificate
Confirmed Receipt of Application (CRA) Certificate
Endorsement Attesting the Recognition of Certificate of Competency (CoC)

Should beneficiaries need to avail of the services, these can be received via Qatar Post for convenience. This further showcases the MoT’s dedication to facilitating its processes as well as its commitment to providing more streamlined services when it comes to technology. This digitisation also furthers the sector’s smart solutions towards economic diversification.

In other news, the Ministry of Labour has completed its training course to help with the employment of people with disabilities regarding their qualifications. This was concluded via the Qualifying Skills Development Department in partnership with Qatar Career Development Centre (QCDC).

The course included practical applications as well as demonstrations to help empower people with disabilities. This also includes career guidance to encourage communication and cooperation among the attendees.

This comes as part of the “Empower Ability” program that offers ways for the MoL to boost the national workforce. Certificates of recognition were presented by Director of Qualifying Skills Development at the Ministry of Labor Abdulrahman Telfat, as well as Director of Programs and Professional Services at QCDC Saad Abdulla Al Kharji.

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