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SLSC 46th Annual General Meeting 2016-2017
46th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Shippers' Council was held on 29th July 2016 at the Board Room of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Sean Van Dort re-elected as the Chairman for the year 2016/2017. Thereafter Mr. Chrisso De Mel was re-elected as 1st Vice Chairman and 2nd Vice Chairman respectively.
(04th October 2016)
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50th Annivesary celebrations of Sri Lanka Shipper's Council

(01st April 2016)
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50th Annivesary of Sri Lanka Shipper's Council
In order to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Shippers' Council, a tree planting ceremony was held recently at the Hambantota port. The ceremony was held under the distinguished patronage of Hon. Arjuna Ranatunga, Minister of Ports & Shipping.
(01st April 2016)
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CINEC Maritime Campus-City Branch Course Schedule for 2013 / 2014

(31st May 2013)

Please contact Sandra (Tel. 433 5848), or Madushani (Tel. 433 5846) for more details. CINEC City Branch, No. 15, Kinross Avenue, Colombo 04 Email: [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]
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GSF report says radical changes to container shipping market need new solutions

15 November 2016

Radical changes to the shape and structure of the container shipping market mean ship operators and their customers need to develop new commercial approaches, as outlined in a major new report published today by the Global Shippers Forum (GSF).
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Sri Lanka shippers' Council salutes the Ghana Minister of Maritime Authority for recognizing the plight of its shippers.

30 September 2016

Stop charging 'killer tariffs' - Minister Orders shipping lines in a statement Friday, the Minister said: “Terminal Handling Charges (THC) cannot be introduced at the ports in Ghana as a local charge.”
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Reforms in the Shipping Industry

30 September 2016

This is a response to the allegations from a new set of service providers who are trying to mislead the Government on shipping and trade, once again to distort the freight market in Sri Lanka
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46th AGM Sri Lanka Shippers' Council 2016-2017

31 August 2016

46th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Shippers' Council was held on 29th July 2016 at the Board Room of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Sean Van Dort re-elected as the Chairman for the year 2016/2017. Thereafter Mr. Chrisso De Mel was re-elected as 1st Vice Chairman and 2nd Vice Chairman respectively.
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Media Release: GSF welcomes new board member

25 August 2016

Sean is Head of Commercial & Logistics at MAS Holdings - a $1.6bn conglomerate, positioned as one of the world's most recognised design–to-delivery solution providers in the clothing and textile manufacture sector. MAS, which has its headquarters in Sri Lanka, has 48 manufacturing facilities across 15 countries with over 79,000 people involved in its operation.
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Global Shippers' Forum Chief hails SL's strong competition laws

02 August 2016

Global Shippers' Forum Chairman Robert Ballantyne has praised Sri Lanka's efforts to ensure strong competition laws to eradicate anti-competitive practices that have a negative impact on global trade.
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GSF announces plan to stop container surcharges

02 August 2016

The ambitious goal to end the imposition of container shipping surcharges within five years has been adopted by the GSF at its Annual Meeting currently taking place in Colombo, Sri Lanka this week.
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New container weighing rules: GSF says unjustified VGM charges are unacceptable

04 July 2016

The new container weighing regulations which take effect globally today, 1 July 2016, were introduced to enhance maritime safety and reduce the dangers to containerships, their crews and all those involved throughout the maritime supply chain.
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Guidance on the implementation of the SOLAS VI Regulation 2 amendment

29 June 2016

Guidance on the implementation of the SOLAS VI Regulation 2 amendment requiring the verification of the gross mass of packed containers (Container Weight Verification)
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Media Release - Shippers Council ICC Transport Guideline

29 June 2016

The Sri Lanka Shippers Council, an affiliated trade body of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce welcomes the International Chamber of Commerce Global Guide on transport and the Incoterms 2010 Rules.
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Annual Report & Accounts 2015/2016

23 June 2016

The activities of the Council have been focused on issues faced by shippers on shipping and their operational activities. The Council always performed a lead role in resolving problems and serve as the focal point where various shipping and port, Airport & other authorities’ related matters are brought up and discussed. In addition, the Council largely contributes in advising the Government authorities on matters relating to port and shipping whenever its advice is sought after.
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Shippers Council confers honorary membership on Chullantè Jayasuriya

04 May 2016

The Sri Lanka Shippers Council conferred honorary membership on Mr. Chullantè Jayasuriya the former Secretary General of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, on March 16, 2016, at a ceremony which was held at The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.
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Shippers' Council says 'no' to additional fee under new IMO rules

28 April 2016

The local shipping community has welcomed the International Maritime Association's (IMO) new container weight rule but stressed it was not willing to pay an additional fee for the process.
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Media Release - 50th Annivesary of Sri Lanka Shippers' Council

01 April 2016

In order to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Shippers' Council, a tree planting ceremony was held recently at the Hambantota port. The ceremony was held under the distinguished patronage of Hon. Arjuna Ranatunga, Minister of Ports & Shipping.
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