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) for the first time, has organized the Port of Colombo Awards Night 2018. The ceremony will be held on Monday 23rd July 2018 at 06.00pm at the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo. The Chief Guest of the event will be Minister of Ports and Shipping Mahinda Samarasinghe. The event will also be attended by a number of high profile maritime industry leaders in both local and international.
At present, 22 Main Lines and 08 Feeder Services are engaged with the Port of Colombo for container operations. The Port of Colombo Awards 2018 will evaluate their invaluable service to increase the volumes of the port in its course to make Sri Lanka the Mega hub of the region. The Port of Colombo Awards 2018 will felicitate the Main Line Operators and Feeder Operators recognizing their contribution to the Port of Colombo.
According to internationally recognized global ranking indexes, the Port of Colombo is positioned as the world’s 23rd best container port and the 13th best connectivity port in the world at present.