SLPA presents cargo management system
SLPA presented the cargo management system and cargo billing system
at the consultative discussion on "Ports Shipping Procedures and
Industry Issues" organised by the Ports and Shipping Committee of the
National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (NCCSL) recently.
Chairman Ports and Shipping Committee
of NCCSL Sujeiva Samaraweera (centre) Director General of
Customs, Dr. Neville
Gunawardene (left) and Director General of Customs, S J S
Gunathunga at the meeting.
The new computer system 'NAVIS' is a tested and proven computer
software solution in many large ports in the world. Navis is empowering
the SLPA to automate its identified operations such as as cargo billing.
Chief Manager Core Banking Systems of Bank of Ceylon, Lakshman Perera
presented the automated payment system implemented by the BOC connected
with Asycuda World and NAVIS systems at Customs and SLPA.
He explained the e-payment facility through internet and BOC
It was well attended, and represented by over 60 leading
establishments from the shipping and freight forwarding industry who
raised queries related to Customs inquiries on EDI (Electronic Data
Interchange), H.S code definitions, demurrage to be paid on delays and
many clarifications with regard to SLPA operations.
Director General of Customs,Dr. Neville Gunawardene assured a better
service to clients whilst sorting out all operational and technical
issues. It was also noted that with the implementation of the latest
computer system "Asycuda World", many operational issues would be ironed