Colombo Port Wins 2022 GPF Top Awards

Sri Lanka Ports Authority awarded for ‘Port Authority of the Year,’ and ‘Best Public Container Terminal of the Year 2022’

At the Sixth Global Ports Forum ( GPF) Awards 2022 ceremony held on 28th of September 2022 in Dubai UAE, the Port of Colombo won top awards where the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) won the GPF Awards for ‘Port Authority of the Year’ and ‘Best Public Container Terminal of The Year 2022,’ for the state-owned Jaya Container Terminal (JCT).

The awards were received by SLPA’s Managing Director, Mr. Upul Jayatissa and Director Operations, Mr. D. L. R. Weerasinghe at the ceremony.

The Global Ports Forum (GPF) Awards 2022 aims to recognise the most valuable contribution made by organisations and professionals in different areas of the ports and terminals industry and acknowledge their roles and achievements in different categories.

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 organised 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 ecosystem. 

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 organised 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 ecosystem.

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 organisations and professionals across the industry during the previous year.

Following are a few images were taken during the event;

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