Senior Shipping Personality Appointed MD of Unifeeder Lanka

Unifeeder Group recently integrated their business units in Sri Lanka and formed Unifeeder Lanka (Pvt) Ltd to manage their local operations.

Marius Gomez, a senior shipping figure who has been in the industry since 1981 and has held several key positions, has been appointed Managing Director of the newly formed entity.

Owned by DP World Dubai and employing over 1100 skilled people worldwide, Unifeeder is the leading enabler of global trade and an integrated supplier to numerous supply chains and operates multiple but related businesses.

Within DP World, the Unifeeder Group is part of the DP World Marine Services business pillar. DP World shares Unifeeder’s vision to serve its customers by eliminating inefficiencies and delivering sustainable shareholder value. DP World’s global reach, scale and presence allows Unifeeder to extend its services to a larger geographic network.

Today, Unifeeder Group has over nine services calling at the Port of Colombo and covering ports from China to the Arabian Gulf through its feeder network, and also offers services as far afield as the Red Sea and Africa through its network of services spanning revolves around the port of Jebel Ali. Unifeeder acts as a crucial link in the cargo value chain worldwide, offering oceangoing vessels the best outbound connectivity based on the most extensive feeder network.

On the liner side, Unifeeder could be considered as one of the most prominent operators serving Colombo and covering from North Asia to the Red Sea.

Unifeeder’s feeder and liner business transits the port of Colombo on a significant scale and could therefore be considered as one of the major players in the shipping industry and continue to expand.

The Unifeeder Group is a dynamic logistics company covering Europe, Africa and Asia, operating more than 150 ships and providing 5.5 million containers every year for innovative transport solutions.

Unifeeder simplifies the complex tasks of selecting and managing supply chains by providing efficient and sustainable transport solutions. By expanding their network, developing innovative solutions and being agile in day-to-day operations, they enable customers to focus on their core business while keeping their cargo flowing.

Unifeeder has an excellent record for vessel safety with high quality vessels operating which is one of their key strengths. As a key player in global and regional supply chains, they recognize their responsibility for the environment and are committed to helping reduce global emissions.

With Unifeeder’s expansion plans globally, the company would have a significant presence in Sri Lanka in the years to come and thus be an important part of the supply chain activities in the country.

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