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Ports and Shipping

Our Ports and Shipping businesses comprises Sri Lanka's first private sector terminal operator - South Asia Gateway Terminals in consortium with A.P. Møller Terminals, Colombo West International Terminal Pvt. Ltd. - a consortium comprising of India’s largest port operator, Adani Ports and SEZ Ltd. Lanka Marine Services – the primary supplier of marine bunker fuels and lubricants in Sri Lanka and Inchcape Mackinnon Mackenzie Shipping (Private) Ltd (IMMS), which is widely known and respected by both Sri Lankan and overseas shipping communities.

South Asia Gateway Terminals (SAGT), the first private container terminal operator in Sri Lanka commenced operations in 1999, propelling the Port of Colombo forward as a South Asian gateway hub for global trade. Today, the terminal is one of three operators in the Port of Colombo and continues to offer the international container shipping community a competitive, world-class service. The Journal of Commerce USA has ranked SAGT as number 1 in South Asia and number 4 in the world, for berth productivity.
Lanka Marine Services (Private) Limited (LMS) is Sri Lanka’s premier bunker supplier. With a wealth of experience spanning over two decades, LMS maintains a strong network with global bunker traders and brokers and has developed a reputation for timely delivery of quality bunkers through exceptional service and reliability. LMS is also the sole stockist and distributor in Sri Lanka for marine lubricants from nine global oil majors including BP Castrol, Total, Mobil and Lukoil; storing and delivering these products to nominated vessels.
Inchcape Mackinnon Mackenzie Shipping (Private) Ltd (IMMS) is a joint venture between Inchcape Shipping Services and John Keells Holdings PLC. With 174 years of service to the international shipping industry and 240 offices in 60 countries, comprising a team of 2500 professional and committed staff, Inchcape is one of the largest maritime service providers in the world. IMMS delivers a world class suite of port agency and marine services at all ports and territorial waters of Sri Lanka.