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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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SLSC 45th Annual General Meeting 2014-2015
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.
(09th August 2014)
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SLSC 44th Annual General Meeting 2013-2014
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.
(27th June 2014)
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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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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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Shippers' Council Chairman warns importers of attempt to distort freight market once again

04 March 2016

up to 2014 Majority of Sri Lankan importers, due to lack of knowledge on contracts of carriage and with no protection from authorities / Government were fleeced by many service providers for many years, when they were called upon to pay charges to these service providers when obtaining clearance of documents and cargo from the port where the seller had payed full freight to an agreed delivery place in Colombo (CY or CFS.)
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The Sri Lanka Shippers council welcomed the single window concept implemented by the Sri Lanka customs

04 March 2016

The Chairman of the Council Mr. Sean Van Dort, while welcoming this move said that 'we have waited around 20 years for this to be a reality. This would certainly uplift our rankings in the ease of doing business Index and help our importers and exporters to cut down on operational cost.
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Tree planting campaign at Hambantota Port to commemorate 50th Anniversary

03 March 2016

As you are aware, the year 2016 will be of special significance to the Sri Lanka Shippers' Council, being its 50th anniversary. Since its inauguration in 23rd March 1966, the Council has played a vital role in the Sri Lankan economy by looking after the interest of Shippers' and also to serve as a strong advocate to the Government on Shipping & Port related matters.
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Shippers Council extends best wishes to PM

21 August 2015

The Sri Lanka Shippers' Council (SLSC) would like to extend its best wishes to the Honorable Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and for the United National Front for Good Governance led by the UNP for the decisive victory achieved at the concluded Parliamentary Elections.
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45th AGM Sri Lanka Shippers' Council 2014-2015

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.
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