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Rohan to speak at Singapore Maritime Week 2016


Singapore Maritime Week (SMW) is the leading maritime event in Singapore driven by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). SMW gathers the international maritime community in Singapore for a week of conferences, dialogues, exhibitions and social events in celebration of all things maritime.

Singapore Maritime week will will be held until April 22.

The 2016 Terminal Operators’ Conference (TOC Asia) will be held at Marina Bay Sands hotel, Rohan Masakorala, CEO Shippers’ Academy Colombo has been invited to speak at this year's conference technical session where he will be representing the Shippers'Academy Colombo and the Global Shippers' Forum on the subject of the IMO new law on verification of container weights (VGM).

The internationally renowned conference will attract industry experts from all over the world.

He has also been invited by Lloyd's List and Containerisation International to be a panelist who are running a panel discussion on the afternoon of the 20th April covering topics of immediate importance to the market during the Singapore Maritime Week.

The Panel moderated, by CI London-based editor James Baker will include other speakers which Robbert van Trooijen, Maersk Line Asia-Pacific Chief Executive, Kenneth Glenn of APL, X-press Feeders Chief Executive Tristan Howitt, among others Masakorala is a former chairman of the Sri Lanka Shippers’ Council, and Association of Shipper's Council of Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka (ASCOBIPS), served as the first Secretary General of the Asian Shippers’ Council-ASC- 2009-2012 representing 16 countries in Asia.

He has expertise in the areas of shipping, international trade, logistics, and transport and trade facilitation,export/import, ports and airports,international trade policy, and supply chain management for 25 years.

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