Colombo’s CICT wins award for 5th consecutive year

TPL | Published: 9:34 PM Oct 22 2021
Tech Colombo’s CICT wins award for 5th consecutive year

The Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) has won the award for the ‘best container terminal in Asia’ in the Under four million TEUs category for a record fifth consecutive year.

The announcement of the winner was made yesterday (21) at the 2021 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) awards gala at the New World Millennium Hotel in Hong Kong.

“This award is a victory not just for CICT but for the Port of Colombo, of which we are an integral part,” CICT CEO Jack Huang said.

“This award affirms CICT’s ability to maintain efficiency and competitiveness in the face of adversity and is a tribute to the commitment and passion of the CICT team as well as to the support we receive from the Sri Lanka Ports Authority to maintain operations at optimal levels.”

CICT is managed by China Merchants Port Group (CMPort.

It beat three other shortlisted finalists in its category – Dalian International Container Terminal (China), Jakarta International Container Terminal (Indonesia) and Laem Chabang International Terminal (Thailand) – to win the AFLAS award.

More than 40 different awards were presented to leading companies in the cargo, logistics and supply chain sectors at the 2021 edition of the AFLAS awards.

TPL | Published: 9:34 PM Oct 22 2021

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