30 Years of Foot Steps

He commenced work as a Shipping Executive at Eastern Maritime (Colombo) Limited, Agents for Pacific International Lines of Singapore and Agents for Ceylon Shipping Corporation, Sri Lanka's National Carrier, in 1981. From 1982 to 1985, was in charge of the Container Vessel Operations and Logistics Department as its Manager, and was responsible for the effective monitoring of Inward and Outward Containers applicable to Principals, and Leasing and Inspection of Containers.
 In 1985, Dissanayake started his own company named Shiran Container Leasing (Private) Limited and obtained the Agency of Genstar Container Corporation, a General Electric Capital Company. In 1990, with the expansion of business formed the ABC Group of Companies and moved into own office building with all modern facilities.
 In the same year, ABC Shipping (Private) Limited was awarded the local Agency for “K” Line of Japan and in 1995, Navigation Maritime Colombo (Private) Limited became the local Agents for K Line Shipping / Hyundai Glovis , Air and Sea Freight Services (Private) Limited is the local agent for the giant global logistics company, Geodis Wilson.
 Mr John Shiran Dissanayake holds the post of Senior Vice President of the Sri Lanka Korea Economic Cooperation Committee, which promotes bilateral trade and cultural exchanges between Sri Lanka and Korea.
 Mr John Shiran Dissanayake is also the Honorary Consul of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay in Sri Lanka. All the consular functions of theConsulate of Uruguay are carried out in the ABC Group head office.