Company History

  • 1992

    The company was privatized in December 1992, with the Government of Sri Lanka continuing as a minority shareholder.


  • 1978

    Ceylon Shipping Lines Limited became fully owned by the Government of Sri Lanka.

  • 1954

    Ceylon Shipping Lines Limited (CSL) was incorporated as a Private Limited Liability Company in 1954, as a joint venture between Norwegian and Swedish nationals, to conduct business as Ship Operators and Shipping Agents.