Who we are
The CMMSL was established at a formal general meeting on 12th December 1990, which is considered as the day of official launching. The CMMSL was established on similar lines as “The Honorable Company of Master Mariners of the United Kingdom” and that of our neighbors, “The Company of Master Mariners of India”. The objective being to form a body for the betterment of Merchant Shipping and Seafarers in Sri Lanka.
CMMSL is a member of the Organization of Professional Associations of Sri Lanka and represents the forum and the executive council at the OPA. As a professional body of experienced nautical personnel, it seeks, amongst its objectives, to maintain its status as a recognized professional consultative organization independent of political or industrial bias.