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Pioneering ship building and repair facility in Sri Lanka, Colombo Dockyard PLC has partnered with Master Divers (Pvt) Limited, experts in all types of in and out of port diving services and Prudential Shipping which offers shipping agency/breeding services to all vessels calling at ports. from Sri Lanka participated in one of the largest international maritime exhibitions “Posidonia 2022” from June 6th to 10th, at the Metropolitan Expo Centre, Athens, Greece. These three companies formed the Sri Lanka Pavilion which was a first for Sri Lanka at a shipping related exhibition.
Colombo Dockyard has participated regularly in the Posidonia platform over the past three decades, flying the Sri Lankan flag and promoting Colombo as a competitive repair and construction center in the South Asian region. The Greek maritime community represents a huge market for shipyards around the world, with Greek shipowners having the largest tonnage in the world. This naturally makes it one of the biggest spenders when it comes to construction, dry docking, maintenance and ancillary services.
Master Divers also regularly participates in Posidonia and takes the opportunity to meet its usual customers in Greece. By offering all types of diving services in the ports of Colombo, Galle, Hambantota and Trincomalee and at their anchorages as well as naval maintenance, marine engineering, port contracts, maintenance, heavy engineering, etc., the Greek market is one of the main markets. for master divers.
Prudential Shipping with its associated companies Premium Trading & Logistics and Helanka Vacations offer a wide variety of services related to full shipping agency services, customs clearance and shipping, offshore logistics, sourcing and delivery of supplies and to ship stores/spares, marine logistics security, emergency evacuation of sick crew, ship brokerage, flight schedules, freight forwarding, trade, tourism and other goods. ‘others.
The three leading organizations serving the maritime industry for decades have synergized their expertise in offering total solutions to ships arriving in or passing through Sri Lankan waters. This mega event was a good platform to connect with various stakeholders of the global shipping fraternity, i.e. ship owning and management companies, shipyards, specialist service providers, shipping agencies, OEMs, Classification Societies, Flag States, Ship Brokers, etc. and a very good opportunity to promote the integrated services that Sri Lankan companies can offer.
Due to Sri Lanka’s strategic geographical location, the advantage of being close to major maritime trade routes and being a shipping and air transport hub, many European customers were seriously considering Colombo as a potential service, maintenance, routine emergency ship repair services – specialized – and also building state-of-the-art vessels for Europe.
Minimum diversion to major maritime trade routes, extensive repair assistance (afloat and underwater) and all ancillary services in all ports and anchorages, quality, flexibility, speed and competitive rates have been some of the factors put in place. obvious to potential customers at this international conference. shipping event.