Harbor Lab Collaborates with Great Eastern Shipping
Mumbai, January 16, 2024: In a major development taking place in the shipping industry, the Harbor Lab has added a new dimension in its digitalization journey by joining hands with the Great Eastern Shipping Co. Ltd.
Harbor Lab is a company based in Athens, Greece.
India’s largest private sector maritime entity, the Great Eastern Shipping can optimize its port cost management through this collaboration with the Harbor Lab.
According to shipping industry sources here, the Great Eastern Shipping Co. Ltd has chosen to utilize the full spectrum of Harbor Lab’s tools and solutions for all their commercial and husbandry port calls.
This collaboration will help seamless streamlining of operations and improve efficiency. This is more so as the Great Eastern Shipping Co. Ltd plays a key role in the Indian shipping industry especially in such niches as transportation of crude oil, petroleum products, gas, and dry bulk commodities.
Their unwavering commitment to clients has earned them the prestigious ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, and ISO 45001:2018 standard certifications by DNV.GL.
Great Eastern Shipping’s trust in Harbor Lab for their port call needs is a testament to the platform’s capabilities.
The collaboration importantly represents a pioneering achievement for Harbor Lab, as for the first time, an end-to-end integration with both a Voyage Management System (Veson) and an Accounting System (SAP) will be launched.
This integration represents a significant step toward creating an even more efficient, seamless, end-to-end port call management process from fixing, until the end of the voyage and settlement of all invoices and claims.
Harbor Lab and Great Eastern Shipping Co. Ltd. share a common mission of exceptional performance and an unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction. Together, both parties look forward to harnessing the full potential of the partnership and exploring endless opportunities for growth.
“At Great Eastern, we are constantly seeking ways to improve our operational efficiency and deliver enhanced value to our customers,” stated COO Mr. Ankush Gupta,
Mr. Gupta further added that the Great Eastern Shipping Co. Ltd. “Partnering with Harbor Lab and implementing their Disbursement Accounts module is a pivotal step in this direction. We are looking forward to leveraging the Harbor Lab platform to manage all agency activities, from appointment scheduling to document management and Approval Process, for instance. We expect that this will help us simplify communication and improve coordination.”