In cooperation with the Dubai 10X initiative and Dubai Future Foundation, Emirates Today publishes the most prominent projects participating in the initiative, which was directed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to all government agencies in Dubai To apply today what the cities of the world will apply after 10 years, Dubai 10X seeks, in cooperation with the relevant authorities in the Dubai government, to adopt new models for future governments, by bringing about a comprehensive change in the governmental work system, and setting future plans that restore the government’s role in serving societies and making the future.
The Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation of Dubai is stepping towards the future with its qualitative “Nao” project, through which it aims to revive the movement of trade and shipping in traditional ships, by employing modern technology, as it represents a virtual marketplace for merchant ship owners.
The Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation of Dubai launched the "Now" project within the first stage of the "Dubai 10X" initiative, which was launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and supervised by Dubai Future Foundation, with the aim of launching a revival The movement of trade and freight in traditional ships by employing modern technology to increase the operational efficiency of ships and shorten the loading period and transportation and freight flights.
In detail, the foundation stated that "Naw" represents a virtual market that uses smartphone applications for all merchants with ship owners under one umbrella, to remove communication barriers and distance spacing.
The main market features include a smart system for determining prices according to supply and demand, determining insurance costs, customer service and instant online payment while eliminating the control of brokers and brokers and enabling merchants and ship owners to deal directly. The platform also provides an evaluation system that promotes trust and transparency, and the platform is currently targeting merchants and commercial loads, With the possibility of expanding in the future to include individuals and personal shipments.
This project is linked to many indicators related to increasing Dubai's competitiveness worldwide, including the efficiency of the customs clearance process, the ease and availability of freight, the possibility of tracking, and the use of information and communications technology in transactions between companies and others.
According to Dubai Customs, the distinguished “Nao” project works to support foreign trade traffic through the smart platform to book sea freight operations with wooden ships in Dubai Creek, where the system enables merchants to search for wooden ships and book to transport their cargo on them through one easy-to-use application. The "Nao" system has been chosen in the "Dubai 10X" initiative, which aims to implement Dubai. What other cities of the world will apply after 10 years in all sectors.
The Foundation added that one of the most important benefits of the “Naw system” is to find a wide network of merchants and marine shipping vessels and enable them to negotiate and book shipments, then track the goods until delivery, as the application can be used from computers in several languages including Arabic, English and other languages.
She affirmed her commitment to laying down organized rules to contribute to facilitating the movement of trade through traditional and modern ships and providing all facilities for merchants and customers through flexible and smooth customs procedures, and to save time and effort through streamlining in the shipment and arrangement of goods, without losing sight of tight control, that would protect society From the entry into force of any prohibited or prohibited substances.
She added, "Dubai Customs plays a major role in the strategy of Dubai, the capital of the new economy, which was launched by the Dubai Council by supporting future economy companies, which are the most important of the e-commerce companies, and the development of commercial facilities and cost reduction to establish regional centers in Dubai, and the project will save the customer's time and effort."
Reviving trade and freight in traditional ships, by employing technology.
Increasing Dubai's competitiveness worldwide.
- Eliminates communication barriers and spacing.
Provides an extensive network of merchants and maritime shipping vessels and their empowerment
Setting prices according to supply and demand and determining insurance costs
And customer service.
Enhances trust and transparency with the possibility of instant online payment.
Enabling merchants and ship owners to deal directly.
Provide shipping, tracking, and use of information and communications technology
Dubai Customs employs modern technology to revive freight traffic in traditional ships.
- The project raises the efficiency of the customs clearance process and the ease of sea shipping.