Captain Thuitha Perera Started his sea career in 1975 as an officer cadet on board vessels owned by Maldive Shipping Ltd. Having sailed in various officer ranks, he became qualified as a Master Mariner in 1988, from Sydney, Australia. He possesses over 22 years of experience at sea & 15 years with GAC Colombo. His highest achievement in his professional career was the Command of an ocean going merchant vessel. Captain Perera Joined GAC Shipping Ltd on 10th July, 1997 as Port Captain and was appointed to Board of Directors effective from 01st March, 2006.