SLPA Chief to keynote International Port Security Conference in Netherlands

Wednesday, 28 September 2011 00:45 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

Dr.Priyath B. Wickrama – Chairman, Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) will make a presentation at the International Port Security Conference in the Netherlands on 28 September 2011.

The two day conference will be held on 28 and 29 September at the Inntel Hotels Rotterdam Centre, Rotterdam in The Netherlands.

The Key Note address by Dr. Priyath B.Wickrama - Chairman of SLPA will mainly focus on the past success on securing Sri Lankan ports and the predicted effects of future growth on security mechanisms.

The presentation will include a number of major issues in this regard such as the inter-agency policing of the Port of Colombo and keeping the port incident free, the LTTE conflict and changes to security from a counter-terror perspective, the success of port security operations in Sri Lanka: facts and figures, the Port of Hambantota: an overview of the associated security challenges and becoming the ‘Logistics and Transshipment Mega hub of South Asia’: future traffic and expansion.