Japan being one of the top shipbuilding nations in the world and Colombo Dockyard being a shipyard operating in collaboration with Onomichi Dockyard Company Limited of Japan exchanged views at great length about the shipbuilding/
On completion of the briefing, the entire delegation was taken on a guided tour of the Shipyard. HE Nobuhito Hobo was impressed with the performance and capabilities of the Colombo Dockyard and commended the good work being performed by the Shipyard and wished for future success.
The picture shows His Excellency Nobuhito Hobo and Mr. Akihiko Nakauchi exchanging mementos in the presence of Mr. Mangala Yapa, Mr. Y. Kijima, Mr. I. Takeda, Mr. Kazunari Suzuki and Mr. Suguru Minoya.
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Colombo Dockyard PLC is the island's leading Ship repair, Shipbuilding and Heavy Engineering facility, conveniently located inside the very Port of Colombo operates 4 graving dry-docks with a maximum capacity of 125,000 Dwt.