Sailing Online

Governor of the Central Bank Prof W D Lakshman addressing representatives from Sampath Bank PLC, UCSC, Norbloc AB, Yaala Labs (Pvt) Ltd and Linearsix (Pvt) Ltd

ldblquote e-Marine
quote allows Eagle
quote s customers to access their marine insurance documents over the internet, discarding the need for the movement of paper documents.rn

rnEagle Insurance officials believe anywhere access of the policy would streamline documentation and save time for the shipping industry. rn

rnHowever, only customers with an open cover agreement with Eagle Insurance can download their marine insurance certificates for their consignments instantly. rn

rnAccess is monitored with a personal identification number (PIN) unique to each customer. rn

rnThe move is in line with the shipping industry
quote s intentions of streamlining its paperwork by introducing online procurement and documentation. rn

rnA number of projects are reportedly underway to bring key stakeholders under an internet based documentation process.rn

rnHowever, one of the many snags holding back the project is a slow progress in recognising electronic signatures for approval.rn