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Sri Lanka's Access Logistics Park gets 36-acre state land

The long lease will be based on the estimation of the Government Chief Valuer

January 19, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka expects to complete East Container Terminal by July 2024

Work on West Terminal to begin soon

January 12, 2022 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines reports profit in December 2021

Profits at air transportation level

January 11, 2022 2 min read

SriLankan to operate codeshare flights with American Airlines

Adds Dallas-Fort Worth to route network

January 10, 2022 1 min read
Sri Lanka services exports rise 5.9-pct up to March 2023

Exports is made up of IT or Business Process Management (BPM), construction, financial services, transport and logistics

Sri Lanka to fight Express Pearl marine damages claim in UK and Singapore courts

The expert committee appointed has estimated the total damage to 6.4 billion US dollars.

French firms eye investments in Sri Lanka, envoy says

French companies are looking for investment opportunities in Si Lanka, the Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka Eric Lavert...

August 22, 2019 1 min read

SriLankan aircraft carrying 50-pct extra crew due to union deal

State-run SriLankan Airlines is carrying up to 50 percent extra crew above regulatory requirements on some aircraft type...

August 22, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka to call for bids for airport bomb detectors

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s government plans to buy nine x-ray scanning machines to detect explosives at the...

August 21, 2019 1 min read

India’s Nicobar container port plan seen threat to Sri Lanka transhipment business

India has called for proposals to build a container port in Andaman & Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal that could th...

August 21, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka begins upgrading ageing railway with ADB credit

Sri Lanka is starting to upgrade its ageing railway network loan to win back passengers as congestion and delays hits ro...

August 19, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka begins building Light Rail system

Sri Lanka's first Light Rail Transit (LRT) system which runs a 16 kilometre stretch from the suburb Malabe to the commer...

August 17, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s Colombo Dockyard loss widens to Rs1bn in June quarter

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lankan ship yard Colombo Dockyard’s losses widened sharply to just over a billion rupees in the...

August 16, 2019 2 min read

Qualified audit opinion on Sri Lanka airport operator over Mattala

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s auditor general has issued a qualified opinion on the annual accounts of Aviatio...

August 15, 2019 2 min read

SriLankan Catering flight kitchen in Rs.250mn expansion

State-owned SriLankan Catering Limited, which prepares meals for airlines at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA...

August 15, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka gets first US$10.3mn train for upcountry line from China

Sri Lanka has imported a train from China for the upcountry line at the cost 10.3 million US dollar (1.83 billion rupees...

August 13, 2019 1 min read
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SriLankan Airlines stops flights to Cochin due to floods

SrLankan Airlines said it has suspended flights to Cochin, India till Sunday August 11, 2019 after the airport was close...

August 9, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka's JKH helps preserve 1878 railway station in Colombo

Sri Lanka's largest conglomerate John Keells Holdings (JKH) has renewed its commitment to maintain the historic Slave Is...

August 8, 2019 2 min read

Border controls in three Sri Lanka domestic airports for regional flights

Sri Lanka will be setting up border control operations and certifying aerodomes in three domestic airports to serve regi...

August 1, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s Mercantile Shipping to sell ships to repay debt

Sri Lanka’s Mercantile Shipping Company is to sell two cargo ships owned by a subsidiary, Mercantile Emerald Ship...

July 29, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka plans South Asian flights out of Jaffna airport

Sri Lanka's upgraded Palaly airport in the Northern Jaffna peninsula will be able to accommodate regional airliners from...

July 28, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka to buy cranes for Colombo Port East Terminal

Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of ministers this week approved buying cranes for a new state-owned container terminal in Col...

July 24, 2019 1 min read

Call to ban entrepôt trade in Sri Lanka over waste controversy

Sri Lanka's Marxist Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna has called for an end to all entrepôt trading over alleged import and p...

July 24, 2019 2 min read

India delivers trains, engine to Sri Lanka under soft loan

ECONOMYNEXT – India has delivered the fourth of six Class S13 train sets to Sri Lanka along one Class M11 engine,...

July 23, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka Hayleys rejects allegations of waste imports, to re-export used mattresses

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s Hayleys group rejected allegations of importing waste, saying its logistics arm ...

July 22, 2019 3 min read

Hybrid electric vehicle standards needed, Sri Lanka transport expert says

Hybrid electric vehicles can help reduce emissions but minimum standards and adequate support infrastructure are needed ...

July 17, 2019 3 min read
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