SLPA holds Port of Colombo Awards Night 2019 | Sunday Observer

SLPA holds Port of Colombo Awards Night 2019

Managing Director, X Press Feeders, Arjuna Hettiarachchi receives the award Feeder Line Operator of the Year, from Minister Sagala Ratnayaka. Chairman, SLPA, Kavan Ratnayaka, Director, Operations, SLPA, Jayantha Perera, CEO, SAGT, Romesh David and CEO, CICT, Jack Huang were also present.
Managing Director, X Press Feeders, Arjuna Hettiarachchi receives the award Feeder Line Operator of the Year, from Minister Sagala Ratnayaka. Chairman, SLPA, Kavan Ratnayaka, Director, Operations, SLPA, Jayantha Perera, CEO, SAGT, Romesh David and CEO, CICT, Jack Huang were also present.

The second consecutive Port of Colombo Awards Night organised by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) in collaboration with the Jaya Container Terminal (JCT), South Asia Gateway Terminals (SAGT) and the Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) was held at the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo recently.

Minister of Ports, Shipping and Southern Development, Sagala Ratnayaka said that the much anticipated deep water East Container Terminal (ECT) would come into operation in December next year, under the proposed terminal operating company that would be jointly formed by Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA), Japan and India.

Chairman, Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA), Kavan Ratnayaka said, “The Port of Colombo is there ahead of demand and with the right product and service offerings.’’

Among the 10 nominees for the Main Line Operators award, Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC), was the winner. The next top four awards were won by Maersk Line, first runner-up, CMA CGM - second runner-up, followed by Evergreen Line and Harpag Lloyd. 

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