Qatar Navigation Q.P.S.C. ("Milaha"), the industry-leading provider of maritime and logistics solutions in Qatar, announced today a collaboration with Google Cloud to accelerate Milaha's digital transformation, modernize its data platform, and maximize adoption of Google Cloud’s technologies, following the launch of Google Cloud’s new cloud region in Doha.
The collaboration involves exploring the future needs of emerging digital technologies, extending cooperation of digitalized solutions, and opening new horizons for Milaha’s line of business.
Mr. Hamad Saeed Al-Hajri, EVP Support Services in Milaha, stated: "In line with the directives of Milaha’s executive management and the strategic plans, We have mapped out an ambitious digital transformation plan to sophisticate our maritime solutions and logistics services by adding innovative technologies to increase annual profitability rates. Collaborating with Google Cloud enables us to accelerate and update our digital transformation plan, optimize business opportunities, and use Google Cloud as a platform for our growth."
Additionally, collaborating with Google Cloud reflects Milaha's strong interest in maintaining its global status as a prestigious company that offers digitalized maritime and logistic services to broad customers across GCC and the Middle East.
Commenting on the collaboration, Ghassan Kosta, Qatar Country Manager, Google Cloud, said: “Google Cloud provides industry-tailored cloud solutions for important companies like Milaha, and we are thrilled to collaborate with them to roll out these unique solutions relevant to the maritime industry. Now that the Doha cloud region is open, we are going to be working closely with Milaha as one of the early adopters as they leverage the latest cutting-edge cloud services.”
Milaha is one of the first maritime firms in Qatar to implement Google Cloud technologies in this sector and benefited from technologies and applications that help increase profit rates for the business through the modernization of digital services and data.