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Saturday December 9th, 2023

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka eyes $200 mln yearly from foreign ships

“We lose significant revenue because we don’t have ENCs" - Minister

November 25, 2023 2 min read

US DFC to lend US$553mn to JKH-Adani Sri Lanka terminal

US International Development Finance Corporation will invest 536 million US dollars in Colombo Ports West Terminal

November 8, 2023 1 min read

US DFC to invest in Sri Lanka port, finance company

The investment in CDB will be with USAID

November 8, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's China-backed Hambantota port RORO volumes up 25-pct to 500,000

Last year 500,000 mark was reached in November

October 28, 2023 1 min read
South Korea destroyer docks at Sri Lanka's Colombo Port

Korea’s Indo-Pacific Strategy aims to engage in region not only for trade and investment, but also defense cooperation

India to Sri Lanka ferry service launched, second route planned

Second route from Rameswaram-Talaimannar planned to boost connectivity

Sri Lanka Palali airport, ferry service connect India more closely by air and sea

Flight operations between Madras and Palali, scheduled three times a week, have completed a total of 200 flights

October 10, 2023 2 min read

Haulmatic says Sri Lanka developed AI-backed platform will slash logistics costs

The firm says it is targeting the Asia Pacific markets from it Singapore office

October 8, 2023 1 min read

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

Nethmi Rajawasam
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

Sri Lanka Customs confiscates 4.5 million illicit cigarettes, offers reward for whistleblowers

Reward of up to thirty percent of smuggled item's value offered

Apsara Rodrigo
September 13, 2023 1 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

Nethmi Rajawasam
September 12, 2023 3 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 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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Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port capacity will rise to 15mn boxes in 3 years: Minister

We plan to increase the capacity in the two to three years,” De Silva said.

June 9, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to develop new shipping, logistics policy

Current policy not conducive to attract investment or provide competitive services

May 23, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's CPC to lease emergency response vessel

The contract will run from June 01, 2023

May 17, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka domestic, transshipment container volumes down in March

India, Sri Lanka external trade down

May 12, 2023 1 min read

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.

May 11, 2023 2 min read

China Merchants Group Chairman visits Sri Lanka' Hambantota Port

Plans to continue investments in South Asia

April 25, 2023 1 min read

China attempts to prove its close cooperation with debt defaulted Sri Lanka

"We are always "providing free charcoal in the snow" instead of "collecting rented-umbrellas in the rain", - CMG chief

April 24, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Trincomalee port starts night operations

Japan had handed over a required equipment in a project that concluded on April 17.

Melkishiya Andrew
April 24, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Colombo North Port growth will be linked to India: President

India has strong prospects for growth

April 23, 2023 7 min read

China Merchants, Sri Lanka's Access to build US$392mn logistics hub

The 530,000 CBM facility will begin construction in 2023 and be completed in 2025

April 22, 2023 2 min read
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