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SLSC 48th Annual General Meeting 2018-2019
The 48th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Shippers' Council was held on 09th July, 2018 at Lotus Ballroom, Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo. The Chief Guest and the Keynote Speaker was Hon. Eran Wickramaratne, State Minister of Finance and the Guest of Honour was Mr. Ajay Sharma Regional Head of Global Trade and Receivables Finance, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) Asia Pacific.
(09th July 2018)


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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Cinec - SLSC Scholarships in Freight Forwarding, Logistics & Multimodal Transport

23 February 2017

Colombo International Nautical and Engineering College (CINEC) in association with the Sri Lanka Shippers' Council (SLSC) embarked on a scholarship program for the SLSC membership who is involved in freight forwarding, logistics and multimodal transport to excel in higher education and enhance their professional qualification in the industry.

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Scanwell Logistics
Sampath Bank
DHL Sri Lanka
Cinec Campus
Wings Logistics
Panalpina, Classic Travel, DHL
Eskimo Fashion Knitwear (Private) Ltd

Annual Report & Accounts 2017/2018

12 June 2018

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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Speech by the Chief Guest & the Keynote speaker Hon. Eran Wickramaratne

12 August 2018

And encouraging everybody to get on these platforms. It took me back, mentally to the time that I started off my first job as a banker, in 1984, when I joined Citi Bank. I had not heard the word internet, I hadn't heard the word email, but the bank I joined, had something, say called, Citi Mail; which is in essence the forerunner of Email, because when these were created, these were given to large US corporates, and at that time we had the, if you want the advantage, of actually using these tools.

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Speech by Chairman, Mr. Chrisso de Mel at the Post Business Session of 48th Annual General Meeting

10 August 2018

Honorable Eran Wickramaratne, State Minister for Finance and mass media, Mr. Ajay Sharma, Regional Head of Global Trade and Receivables Finance of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC), distinguished and other special guest, Past Chairman, Committee members, and members, Ladies and Gentleman, It gives me great pleasure to address you this evening at this 48th Annual General meeting Post Business session of the Sri Lanka shippers' Council. As most of you may know this council was established way back in 1966 the year before I was even born and it has since had a rich history of 52 years.

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Sean Van Dort confirmed as new GSF Chairman

11 May 2018

Mr van Dort is Director of Logistics and Digital Services Integration for MAS Capital, a major apparel manufacturer based in Colombo, Sri Lanka and has been a member of the GSF Board since 2015. Until recently, he was Chairman of the Sri Lankan Shippers Council. He succeeds Bob Ballantyne, Chief Executive of the Freight Management Association of Canada, who has chaired the GSF since its incorporation in 2011.

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Cinec - SLSC Scholarships in Freight Forwarding, Logistics & Multimodal Transport

23 February 2017

Colombo International Nautical and Engineering College (CINEC) in association with the Sri Lanka Shippers' Council (SLSC) embarked on a scholarship program for the SLSC membership who is involved in freight forwarding, logistics and multimodal transport to excel in higher education and enhance their professional qualification in the industry.

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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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