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Wednesday September 27th, 2023

Sri Lanka to buy floating pipes, OPBM spares from Yokohama Industries

The contract to supply 26 rubber pipes and spares for the OPBM was awarded to Yokohama Industrial Products Asia Pacific

September 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka Port Authority has to consider strategic role: Chairman

It’s crucial that we approach this strategically and define our precise role in this sector

September 25, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka India industrial zone around Trinco, maritime links mooted

Sri Lanka to participate in The Global Maritime India Summit

September 24, 2023 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines ready to recruit foreign pilots if need arises - CEO

SriLankan airline has been a loss-making venture since 2009

September 13, 2023 3 min read
French government aids Sri Lanka in satellite technology oil spill monitoring system

It will help Sri Lanka gain expertise in the fight against marine pollution through the use of cutting-edge technologies

Government not prepared to negotiate with Railways terrorists - minister

Striking employees responsible for passenger's death, Transport minister says

September 12, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka customs confiscates mis-declared arecanut

Sri Lanka Customs confiscates arecanut valued at 27,484,868 rupees.

Apsara Rodrigo
September 12, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka Ports Authority has 914 excess staff, pays overtime


September 10, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s Mattala Airport loses billion rupees in 2023: Minister

Also borrowed Rs4.0bn from National Savings Bank at 2.0-pct

Nethmi Rajawasam
September 5, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka seeks foreign investors for 200-electric bus service

Charging points require larger number of buses to recover investment

August 30, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka cannot progress with import restrictions: Minister

"There cannot be another economic crisis from removing restrictions. A country cannot go on with import controls.”

Nethmi Rajawasam
August 21, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka Railways to be studied by restructuring committee

People asking that the railways be privatized

July 25, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to continue lower passenger levy for Jaffna airport to boost Indian tourists

President Ranil Wickremesinghe left for India on July 20 for a two-day official visit.

Apsara Rodrigo
July 22, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to liberalize airport fuel, ground handling, catering

Ratmalana to get a private fuel supplier

July 15, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka jet fuel prices highest among major Asian airports: IATA

Asia Pacific lagging in recovery

July 14, 2023 2 min read
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Cinnamon Air to start flights to Jaffna, Trinco, Batticaloa

Jaffna flight to stopover in Sigiriya

July 11, 2023 1 min read

International flights to Sri Lanka in steep take-off

Monthly arrivals had risen from 205,000 in January to 279,000 in May

July 10, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka expects Israel carrier to fly to Colombo amid extra security

Also talking to Nepal and Hong Kong

July 9, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka exports down 5.59-pct in May, apparels, coconut slip

Export earnings from Apparel & Textile fell by 14.55 percent from a year earlier to 412.43 Million US dollars

June 28, 2023 2 min read

SriLankan to increase fleet to 20 in July

Airlines was also in the process of training and hiring more pilots

June 26, 2023 2 min read

SriLankan Airlines' grounded aircraft to get engines mid-July: Minister

Those who repair engines also give priority to airlines that have 100 to 200 aircraft

Apsara Rodrigo
June 23, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka airline pilots fleeing country like doctors: Minister

Flight to Korea delayed after a pilot fell sick, and no one on leave agreed to come back on duty

Apsara Rodrigo
June 23, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Korean job seekers hit by another flight delay

rom January 1, 2023 to June 20, 2023, 3354 Sri Lankans have left for work in South Korea.  

June 21, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lankan Engineering begins to maintain Cebu Pacific aircraft

Demand for its MRO services has also resulted in an increasing dollar revenue for Sri Lankan Engineering

June 20, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's China-backed Hambantota Port expands RORO yard

Nine main shipping lines are now using the port for vehicle transshipment

June 18, 2023 1 min read
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