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.
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.
Annual Report & Accounts 2014/2015
20th July 2015
In 2014, the Sri Lankan economy showed its resilience in the face of domestic as well as external challenges. Real GDP grew by 7.4 per cent in 2014, in comparison to the growth of 7.2 per cent in 2013. Accordingly, GDP per capita increased to US dollars 3,625 in 2014 from US dollars 3,280 in the previous year. The economy was driven by domestic consumption expenditure that constitutes the largest share of aggregate demand, while investments, particularly on construction, also provided an impetus to the economic expansion during the year.
SLSC 45th Annual General Meeting and the Post Business Session
16th July 2015
We are pleased to bring to your notice that the 45th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Shippers’ Council will be held on Friday, 24th July, 2015 at 5.30 p.m. at Union Ballroom, Hilton Colombo Residence, followed by “the Post Business Session” and cocktails.
The Post Business Session and cocktails will commence at 6.30 p.m. under the distinguished patronage of Hon. Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Finance, as the Chief Guest who would deliver the Key Note Address. Mr. Tissa Wickramasinghe, General Manager – Commercial & Marketing of Colombo International Container Terminals Ltd (CICT) will grace this occasion as the Guest of Honour.
Shippers' Council expresses concern over Customs Chief's sudden resignation
27th May 2015
"It is with great regret that we have noted the sudden resignation of the Director General of Sri Lanka Customs," SLSC said in a statement. It said Wijeweera has been one of the few Directors General of the Customs who initiated a hands-on approach in solving issues faced by importers and exporters spontaneously.
Sri Lanka Shippers Council, recently met the Minister of Finance Honorable Mr. Ravi Karunanayake to discuss the Industry Issues
28st April 2015
The Executive Committee of the Sri Lanka Shippers' Council recently met with the newly appointed Chairman of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority
21st April 2015