Colombo Dockyard's Official Launch of Rapid Response Afloat Repair Service on The 31st Of May
Signalling the return to normalcy of Sri Lanka's shipping operations
The visionary leadership and guidance from Mr H. Tanaka, Chairman and Mr D.V. Abeysinghe, Managing Director on launching this strategic unit to meet an identified need-gap in one of the busiest hub ports in the South East Asian regions.
The RAPID RESPONSE AFLOAT REPAIR SERVICE (RRARS) was soft-launched in 2017, has been in operation over the past two years, gaining the confidence of the shipping fraternity calling the Sri Lankan waters. The official launch of this unique service on the 31st of May 2019. The rapid response team has been strengthened and systems streamlined to accommodate the inquiries smoothly and effectively.
RAPID RESPONSE AFLOAT REPAIR SERVICE is set up to provide the discerning ship owners/ship managers with fast response and reliable repair services. The afloat repair services will be available at Colombo, Galle, Trincomalee, and Hambantota ports. In this recession times, all efforts are taken by the shipowner to try and minimize downtime.
A dedicated hotline (+94768206011)
The value proposition to the end user (Ship Owner/Manager/
This RRARS has successfully undertaken 68 jobs in 2017 since the soft launch, 83 jobs in 2018 and 38 Jobs up to May 2019. The afloat repair unit has handled over 100 projects since its soft launch in during early 2017, this operation is earmarked to gain the confidence of many owners / managers and grow to be a force to be reckoned with in the near future.
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Darshana Chandrasekera, Head of Marketing