New GM for Flinders Adelaide Container Terminal

Flinders Adelaide Container Terminal (FACT) has appointed David Sleath, the Terminal’s former Operations Manager, to the role of General Manager.

Sleath officially took the position in February 2018, replacing Steve Cox, who departed the role in late 2017.

According to FACT, Sleath has a vast knowledge of the operational requirements of the container terminal, acquired over seven years as the Terminal’s Operations Manager. He has extensive experience in the daily workings of the terminal and working with FACT’s clients and stakeholders.

He is also a ‘Master Mariner’ and holds science, maritime supply chain, leadership and business management qualifications.

“We are pleased to have appointed David into the General Manager’s role,” said Stewart Lammin, CEO, Flinders Port Holdings. “David is highly experienced and knowledgeable professional who is well known and respected in the industry. During his time at FACT, he has constantly demonstrated his commitment to industry best practice with respect to workplace safety, efficiency and customer service.”

FACT has operated since July 2012, when Flinders Port Holdings gained 100 per cent ownership of the Adelaide Container Terminal from DP World South Australia In 2017, the Terminal handled approximately 320,000 containers, and stevedored 429 container ships.