Rear Admiral D K Dissanayake

Rear Admiral D.K.Dassanayake (Rtd) is the Managing Director/ CEO of Seven Sails Shipping & Maritime (Pvt) Ltd. and the Managing Director/ CEO of Asia Cruise Lines & Travels Ltd. with 50 years of experience in the Maritime Domain including 10 years of sea going carrier on Naval vessels as well as on Merchant Vessels. He had been the Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy(SLN) with experience of Commanding major warships in the SLN and Commanding the Eastern and Northern Naval Areas at different times. He had been the first Deputy Harbor Master and the Chief Pilot at Kankesanthurai Port, in Northern Sri Lanka. The two Companies he runs now are engaged in Off-shore Marine Services, Vessel Management and owning of Off-shore Vessels, Shipping Agency Services, Maritime Tourism and private Marina Operations. He holds academic and professional qualifications including M.Sc (MS), M.Sc (DS), Post Graduate Diploma in International Affairs (P.Gr.Dip. Int.Nat. Affrs), Graduate of the National Defence College of India (ndc) and Graduate of the Defence Services Staff College of India.