Jan 31, 2020

Nihal Keppetipola appointed chairman of CFHC

Capt. Nihal Keppetipola was appointed as the Chairman of the Ceylon Fishery Harbours Corporation (CFHC) this week. 

Prior to this appointment captain Keppetipola served as the Harbour Master, Director Operations and the Managing Director with the Sri Lanka Ports Authority from 1990 - 2015. During the 1970s and the 1980s he sailed and captained several types of sea going ships such as general cargo, bulk, container, oil and gas tankers. 

When contacted he mentioned that he held back a recent offer by a major international conglomerate involved in international port operations to take up as CEO of an international greenfield container terminal as his avail and service in Sri Lanka  is necessary at this moment.