SLSC 49th Annual General Meeting
(18th August 2019)

Sri Lanka Shippers' Council held its 49th Annual General Meeting on 26th July 2019 at 5.30 pm at The Barnes, Jetwing Colombo Seven, Colombo followed by the Post Business Session and cocktails. Mr. Mangala P. B. Yapa, Chairman of the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka graced the occasions as the Chief Guest and the keynote speaker.

SLSC 48th Annual General Meeting
(24th July 2019)

The 48th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Shippers' Council held on Monday, 09th July, 2018 at 5.30 p.m. at the 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.

SLSC 47th Annual General Meeting
(04th 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.

SLSC 46th Annual General Meeting
(04th October 2015)

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.

50th Annivesary Celebrations of Sri Lanka Shippers' Council
(02nd August 2016)

50th Annivesary of Sri Lanka Shippers' Council
(01st 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.

SLSC 45th Annual General Meeting
(09th August 2015)

45th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Shippers' Council was held on 24th July 2015 at Union Ballroom, Hilton Colombo Residences, followed by the Post Business Session and cocktails. Mr. Tissa Wickramasinghe, General Manager - Commercial & Marketing, Colombo International Container Terminals Ltd was the Guest of Honour at this occasion. Mr. Sean Van Dort re-elected as the Chairman for the year 2015/2016. Thereafter, Mr. Nalin Silva and Mr. Chrisso De Mel were re-elected as 1st Vice Chairman and 2nd Vice Chairman respectively.

SLSC 44th Annual General Meeting
(27th June 2014)

Sri Lanka Shippers' Council held its 44th Annual General Meeting on the 27th June 2014 at 5.30 p.m. at Earl's Court, Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo followed by "the Post Business Session" and cocktails. . The Secretary to the Treasury, Ministry of Finance & Planning, Dr. P.B. Jayasundara was the Chief Guest and the key note speaker at the AGM. . Mr. Ashroff Omar, CEO of Brandix Lanka limited graced this occasion as the Guest of Honour. Mr. Sean Van Dort assumed responsibility as the Chairman of the Council for the year 2014/15.

SLSC 43rd Annual General Meeting
(14th June 2013)

Sri Lanka Shippers' Council which is affiliated to the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce held its 43rd AGM on 14th June 2013 at the Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo with Dr. Priyath B. Wickrama, Chairman Sri Lanka Ports Authority, gracing the occasion as the Chief Guest. Mr. Dinesh De Silva was re-elected as the Chairman of the Council, whilst Mr. Sean Van Dort and Mr. Nalin Silva were re-elected as the 1st Vice Chairman and the 2nd Vice Chairman of the Council respectively.

Awareness Seminar on Avoiding risks on ad-hoc charges in international trade contracts
(30th April 2013)

Today there are many trade disputes, where Exporters & Importers lose their profits heavily. The issues are either with their trading partner contracts or with 3p service provider agreements. It is certainly important for the trade to understand these Unfair & unrealistic trade practices.

Full Implimentation Of Sri Lanka Custom'S Asycuda World System
(06th March 2013)

ASYCUDA World (AW) full implementation is becoming a reality and Sri Lanka Customs is now in the final stages of automatingCinec Campus its processes to ensure that the trade is facilitated to the maximum with no operational delays at a minimal cost. The ASYCUDA World system is now being fully implemented for both Imports and Exports trades.

Sri Lanka Shippers Council visits Mattala Airport and Magampura Port
(09th January 2013)

The tour delegation comprised over 170 participants from member Associations of the Council including Exporters, Importers, Freight forwarders, Logistics providers, Courier companies and Shipping lines. The participants were amazed to see the developments that have taken place at the project site.

Open Discussion – Issues related to SLPA's newly implemented Cargo Management Module, Organised by Shippers' Council
(22th August 2012)

The open discussion organised by the Sri Lanka Shippers' Council of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce brought together officials of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority, officials from the Bank of Ceylon (BoC) and representatives from the import, export trade.

42nd Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Shippers' Council
(27th July 2012)

Sri Lanka Shippers' Council affiliated to the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce held its 42nd AGM on 27th July 2012 at Earl's Court Cinnamon Lakeside with Mr. Ajith Nivard Cabraal, the Governor of the Central Bank gracing the occasion as the Chief Guest. Mr. Gehan Kuruppu stepped down as the Chairman of the Shippers’ Council after serving in the committee in the said capacity for two years. Mr. Dinesh De Silva assumed responsibility as Chairman for Shippers Council whilst Mr. Sean Van Dort was elected as First Vice Chairman.

Progress review discussion on Asycuda World (AW) Implementation
(19th June 2012)

The Asycuda World system will be completely successful only when the trade cooperates fully with the Customs by sending their import export documentation electronically, said Dr Tharaka Mahaulpotha, of Sri Lanka Customs IT Division on Tuesday.

Awareness Seminar on Regularizing Methyl Bromide Fumigation Procedure and Usage
(01st June 2012)

The Sri Lanka Shippers' Council affiliated to the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce held an awareness seminar on regularizing Methyl Bromide (Me Br) Fumigation Procedure and usage on Friday, June 1st at the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce Auditorium.

SLSC conducted Inspection tour to SLPA Warehouses
(23rd & 25th May 2012)

Representatives of Shippers' Council had an opportunity to visit the Sri Lanka Ports Authority to inspect facilities available at the SLPA warehouses, check documentation and observe the payments protocols at the Canal Yard Office recently. The visit was organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce as a part of its trade facilitation initiative.

Seminar on current status of Simplified VAT scheme
(29th March 2012)

The Sri Lanka Shipper's Council (SLSC) attached to the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will hold an Awareness Seminar on the current status of S-VAT (Simplified Value Added Tax Scheme) on 29 March at 2.30p.m. at the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce Auditorium, No. 50 Nawam Mawatha, Colombo 2.

Advance Facilities to the Shipping Industry from SL Ports Authority
(26th January 2012)

The Sri Lanka Ports Authority is moving forward with its automation program and are promoting the trading community to understand the concept of their new operating system.In keeping line with this, the Sri Lanka Shipper's Council, the apex body represents the voice of the Sri Lankan Shipper's largely, in its continuous pursuit to educate trade, organized an awareness seminar on extension of the NAVI'S system, together with Sri Lanka Ports Authority and Bank of Ceylon on 26th January at the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.

Shippers' Council Visits Colombo South Harbour
(23rd Nov 2011)

Council members of Sri Lanka Shippers' Council (SLSC) conducted a field visit to the Colombo South Harbour Development Project in order to familiarise themselves with the layout and the project work. A presentation made by Project Engineer of the site, K. M. T. B. Ganegoda provided a glimpse of the entire project.

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(11th September 2011)

41st Annual General Meeting of Sri Lanka Shippers Council
(29th July 2011)

5th Anual Meeting of ASC
(14th August 2009)

The Fifth Annual Meeting of the Asian Shippers’ Council (ASC) was held in Colombo from 13th to 14th August 2009, hosted by the Sri Lanka Shippers’ Council. Hon. Chamal Rajapaksa MP, Minister of Ports & Aviation graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.

30th Annual General Meeting of Asean Shippers Council
(19th September 2007)

World Shippers Conference
(18th September 2007)

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