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Dedicated feeder service between Yangon-Colombo

A dedicated feeder service on the Yangon-Chennai-Colombo-Yangon sector was launched last week.

The first vessel under the new service, MV Sea Perl made her maiden call on the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) controlled Jaya Container Terminal (JCT) on Monday. A plaque exchange was held on board the vessel between the Master of the vessel, SLPA and the officials of the ship’s agents to mark the occasion.

On behalf of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA), Jayantha Perera – Director (Port Operations) exchanged plaques with the ship’s Master, Capt. Kovalchuk Viacheslav. Arinma Marine Services (Pvt) Ltd; acts as the vessel’s local agent.

Welcoming the new vessel and the service to the Port of Colombo on behalf of the Management of SLPA, Upul Jayatissa – Chief Manager (Marketing and Business Development) of SLPA stated that the new service is considerably important as it opens a new market between Yangon, Myanmar via the Port of Colombo.

“On behalf of the SLPA and JCT I would like to extend my warmest welcome to MV Sea Pearl and Arinma Marine Services (Pvt) Ltd; for their credibility placed on the services extended by SLPA,” he said.