Upon arrival, His Excellency James Alix Michel and the delegation was briefed by Mr. Mangala P. B. Yapa (Managing Director/ CEO) on the activities of Colombo Dockyard and discussions were held on various topics including possibilities of cooperation with Colombo Dockyard to meet ever increasing needs in the fields of shipbuilding and ship repairing in the Republic of Seychelles. During discussions, Mr. Mangala Yapa explained how similar type of co-operation was developed with Maldives some years back and how well it has worked out with our Indian Ocean neighbor, with mutual benefit.
Colombo Dockyard having already positioned itself as a dynamic and versatile shipbuilding/
Upon completion of the discussions, the delegation was taken on a guided tour of the Shipyard. The highlight of the tour was the visit onboard GREATSHIP ROOPA, a 78 m Platform ROV/ Support Vessel built for Greatship Global Offshore Services Pte Ltd of Singapore.
His Excellency James Alix Michel praised and congratulated the Shipyard for the good work being performed and extended his best wishes for future success.