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SLPA wins GPF Ports Authority of the Year Award

Upul Jayatissa – Director (Logistics, Marketing & Business Development) and Nalin Aponso - Chief Manager (Communication and Public Relations) of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) receives the Ports Authority of the Year 2019 Award on behalf of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) from Mohammed Sharaf, Assistant Foreign Minister for Economic and Trade of UAE & former Group CEO, Dubai Ports World at the GPF awards ceremony
Upul Jayatissa – Director (Logistics, Marketing & Business Development) and Nalin Aponso - Chief Manager (Communication and Public Relations) of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) receives the Ports Authority of the Year 2019 Award on behalf of the Sri Lank

Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) won the Ports Authority of the Year 2019 Award by the Global Ports Forum (GPF) for the second consecutive year at the GPF awards ceremony 2019 followed by the conference forum held at the Hyatt Regency Dubai Deira, in the United Arab Emirates.

The Global Port Forum Awards 2019 aims to recognize the most valuable contribution made by organizations and professionals in different areas of Ports and Terminals Industry and acknowledge their roles and achievements in different categories.

These Awards are awarded based on the nominations received and also in recognition of the important contributions and achievements made by organizations and professionals across the industry of ports and maritime in the last year. The prestigious panel of judges, comprising of Global Ports Customers and Senior Port Experts from the Global Ports Council had duly shortlisted and selected Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) as the most deserving winner for the category of The GPF Award for “The GPF Award for “Port Authority of The Year 2019”.

In a special message Minister of Ports, Shipping and Southern Development Sagala Ratnayaka congratulated and conveyed warn regards and wishes for Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) on the achievement.

From the cosmopolitan global port city of Singapore, the entrepreneurial decision was taken in 2008 to found and launch the Global Ports Forum (GPF).

The awards ceremony is organized annually by the GPF, in continuation of the commitment of improving global ports and furthering the interests of ports globally through collaborations among members of the port eco system.

The Global Port Forum Awards 2019 aimed to recognize the most valuable contribution made by organizations and professionals in different areas of Ports and Terminals Industry and acknowledge their roles and achievements in different categories.

The awards are awarded based on the nominations received by the Global Ports Forum (GPF) and also in recognition of the important contributions and achievements made by organizations and professionals across the industry during the previous year.

The Port of Colombo is ranked as world’s No.01 container growth port among the top 30 container ports for the year of 2018.

Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) was awarded the Ports Authority of the Year Award first in 2018 by the Global Ports Forum (GPF).

 


 

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