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SLSC 47th Annual General Meeting 2017-2018
The 47th Annual General Meeting and the Post Business Session of the Sri Lanka Shippers' Council was held on 16th June 2017 at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel under the distinguished patronage of Dr. Harsha De Silva, Deputy Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs, as the Chief Guest and the Key Note Speaker.
(04th July 2017)
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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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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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Speech by Outgoing Chairman Mr. Sean Van Dort at the SLSC Post Business Session of 47th Annual General Meeting

04 July 2017

Welcome to the post business session of its 47 AGM. The council since its inception has been in the for front to protect the shipper of this county.

I consider it a privilege to have given leadership to this council for the past 3 years and thank the council and its executive committee for standing by the values that this council was established.
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Speech by Incoming Chairman, Mr. Chrisso de Mel at the SLSC Post Business Session of 47th Annual General Meeting

04 July 2017

The SLSC has a great and distinguished history that spans more than 50 years. Throughout this history, it has had an intimate association with the ship and port user community of the country and the government, standing alongside them and being heavily involved in their both their challenges and successes.
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Speech by the Chief Guest and keynote speaker Hon. Dr. Harsha de Silva, Deputy Minister, Ministry of National Polices and Economic Affairs

04 July 2017

Good Evening; Chrisso de Mel, Chairman of the Sri Lanka Shippers' Council; Sean Van Dort, the vociferious Immediate Past President, other past Presidents, all other Chairmen, Chairpersons, [-] Council Members, distinguished Ladies & Gentlemen:

In fact, I have prepared something, but it's that file the office gave me; instead I took a bunch of notes from day-to-day, because I think it is more important that I address the issues that you face now, rather than talking in general terms. But I think, before I do that, I need to give you some context as to what we are trying to do, where we are trying to go, so that we can plan for business.
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47th AGM Sri Lanka Shippers' Council 2017-2018

04 July 2017

The 47th Annual General Meeting and the Post Business Session of the Sri Lanka Shippers' Council was held on 16th June 2017 at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel under the distinguished patronage of Dr. Harsha De Silva, Deputy Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs, as the Chief Guest and the Key Note Speaker.
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Annual Report & Accounts 2016/2017

12 June 2017

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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Arjuna no-balls GSP+ benefit with THC move

15 May 2017

Amidst the good news of GSP+ being re-awarded to Sri Lanka through the hard work of the Government, the Ports and Shipping Ministry has proposed an amendment to the famous terminal handling gazette which abolished anti-competitive practices in Sri Lanka way back in 2013.
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Competition Policy Issues HK Competition Commission SubmissionHamburg Sud-Maersk Merger

27 April 2017

The Hong Kong Competition Commission on an application for an exemption for a Vessel Discussion Agreement by the HK Container Lines' Association, on behalf of the HK Shippers' Council. The GSF submission states that the application is invalid as its application is in compatible with the provisions for exemption under the HK Competition Order as the carrier' application provides no evidence to support its claim that VDA's provide benefits to shippers and, bizarrely, the HKLA's claims that the HKCC should allow the exemption as it is compatible with Singapore Competition Law-not HK Competition law!
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US antitrust regulators raid Box Club meeting

20 March 2017

US antitrust investigators last week raided the biannual Box Club meeting in San Francisco, handing subpoenas to the CEOs of major container lines and capitalizing on a rare window to exercise their power over non-US-based companies.
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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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