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SLSC scholarship program for logistics and trade industry.

15th March 2013

The Sri Lanka Shippers' Council of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce in association with Colombo International Nautical and Engineering College (CINEC) will offer four scholarships to employees of their membership who are involved in logistics, freight forwarding and supply chain to excel in higher education and enhance their career prospects on those fields.

Scholarships on offer are as follows;

  • Professional diploma in logistics and supply chain management.
  • Certificate in logistics services, Freight forwarding and multimodal transport,
  • Certificate in customs and border management procedures
  • Certificate in exports and imports practices and procedures.

Details of courses are available at - Cinec

Commenting on the programme, Mr. Dinesh De Silva, Chairman of Sri Lanka Shippers' Council said that "This is only a stepping stone for young people who are aiming at a career in international trade related fields. The Sri Lanka Shippers Council, the apex body that represents the interest of the shippers is of the view that the quality of logistics services in this country should be further improved in order to improve the SL ranking in the LPI in the future. SLSC is always willing to help to improve skills and knowledge in shipping, logistics and international trade amongst the younger generation in the shipping and logistics community. This is only a part of our long term plan to promote the youth to enter this field and work towards a fulfilling career in the shipping and logistics industry."

Closing date for submission of application is 10th April 2013. For more information, contact the Sri Lanka Shippers Council Secretariat at the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.


CINEC Maritime Campus is one of Sri Lanka's largest private higher educational institution, catering to over 14,000 students annually by offering a range of over 175 study programs with high quality standards by accrediting the ISO 9001: 2000 Quality Management System, ISO 14001: 2004 Environmental Management System and OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health and Safety Management System, and DNV Standard for Certification No. 3.401 Maritime Academies November 2004, and 5S Concepts. Concurrently, the organization is certificated to Five Internationally recognized management Systems. The College has the distinction of being the first and the only Educational Institution to be bestowed with the prestigious National Quality Award thrice in 1999, 2004 and in 2009.

On the 14th Oct 2012, at the 18th Asia Pacific Quality Conference, held at Hilton Colombo Hotel, CINEC was bestowed with the prestigious Global Performance Excellence Award 2012 given to a WORLD CLASS Education Organization.

CINEC is the Training and Education partner of CASA - Ceylon Association of Ships Agents of Sri Lanka and accredited partner in Sri Lanka for CILT -Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

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