History

The Ceylon Association of Shipping Agents, formerly known as the Ceylon Association of Ships’ Agents, Ceylon Association of Steamer Agents, and the Ceylon Shipping Committee, in that order, was established in 1944.

CASA 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, as an Association, is now in its 53rd year and is The Voice of the Shipping Industry.

Membership now stands at 129 Company Members – with 127 Ordinary Members and 2 Associate Members.

Timeline

1966
Jun 29
Jun 29
1986
Apr 01
1988
Jun 01
Jun 01
1990
Mar 28
May 27
1994
Apr 01
Apr 30
1995
Jan 14
May 14
May 30
Aug 14
Oct 14
1996
Jan 06
Mar 17
Jun 28
1997
Jan 20
1998
Jun 24
Jun 24
1999
Mar 01
Apr 01
2000
Jun 28
2006
Apr 01
May 26
Jun 15
2007
Mar 17
2010
Jun 01
2011
May 07
2013
Feb 19
2016
May 06
Jul 28
2018
Jan 04
Feb 21
Mar 03
Mar 23
Aug 30
Sep 25