Welcome to CASA
We are The Ceylon Association of Shipping Agents, which is well known as CASA was formed as a Shipping Committee in 1944. It was formed as an Association in 1966 and was known as Ceylon Association of Steamer Agents. CASA was renamed subsequently as Ceylon Association of Ships Agents and was incorporated as a Company in 2000 under the Companies Act No. 17 of 1982, re-registered under the Companies act No.7 of 2007. The name was changed again in 2015 to Ceylon Association of Shipping Agents.
CASA is now in its 50th year and is the leading Voice of the Shipping Industry.
Membership now stands at 135.
CASA is now the leading voice of the Shipping Industry in Sri Lanka.
We comprise 134 Licensed Ships' Agents , representing all International Shipping Lines of repute who use the Port of Colombo - as a Transhipment Hub - due to it's very strategic location along the main International Shipping Lanes. They also serve the local Import / Export trade in addition to large volumes of Transhipment Cargo. Please go to the link ‘About CASA ' for more about us and on how we operate.
Results of CASA 's activities and decisions arrived at with various authorities are conveyed to Members by Circulars sent by electronic mail. These are now available for reference by Members by logging in to the Members Area and through the link ‘Circulars'. These Circulars for the current year to-date & previous year are available from this site in Circular No order and under approx 35 pre-determined subject titles; these are accessible from a drop down menu. As a further feature, Members may also access these circulars through a key word search.
Thank you for visiting CASA . Comments and suggestions are welcome. Please feel free to use the ‘Contact us' link provided for this purpose.