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Tuesday September 27th, 2022

MSC changes course to save Sri Lanka whales

MSC to sail 15 away from usual route

September 11, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Colombo port container volumes down 9.3-pct in June 2022

Imports and transshipment both down

August 22, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Colombo Port says has fuel to continue operations

Has 32,000MT of fuel

July 1, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's China-backed Hambanota port gets STS cranes for bulk cargo

HIP to almost double productivity levels, with the new cranes

June 20, 2022 2 min read
Sri Lanka's Colombo port ranked 22 in world, 1 in South Asia

In the next 2 to 5 years the two terminals will add 7 million TEUS in capacity

Sri Lanka LOLC Holdings net up 440-pct in March

LOLC has foreign operations and the Sri Lanka rupee fell steeply in March

Sri Lanka's Colombo port to use bicycles amid assurances of fuel and power

Ceylon Association of Shipping Agents (CASA) has gifted 100 bicycles to the port

Neshella Perera
May 31, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka Colombo port, container terminals assure normal services despite crisis

Normal and expected levels in the Port of Colombo, despite the economic and political crisis

May 25, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's China backed port visited by top Japan foreign officers

Sought information relating to port activity and the economy of the southern part of Sri Lanka

May 1, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's China-backed port visited by Defence Attachés

USA, Maldives, France, Germany, Kenya, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland and Switzerland

March 20, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa, Indian PM Modi meet ahead of USD 1 bln credit line deal

The USD 1 billion credit line is expected to be signed during Rahjapaksa's visit, which was postponed twice.

March 16, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka Ports Authority to waive penalties for delayed containers as dollar bites

"We can’t even be sure of the exact number of requested waivers as we have received many in a short period.’’

Dulya de Silva and Neshella Perera
February 23, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Hayleys Free Zone says waste containers re-exported to UK


February 21, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka based Expolanka Holdings net up 400-pct

Freight rates elevated

January 28, 2022 1 min read

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
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Sri Lanka's China-backed Hambantota tank farm Lloyd's Register certified

Expects grown in 2022

January 9, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka Colombo port container volumes surge in November

Transshipment and domestic volumes up

December 30, 2021 1 min read

China firm to Salvage Express Pearl wreck off Sri Lanka

SSC have established a project team for the salvage operation and have already mobilized

December 8, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka INSEE unit cuts costs using China-run Hambantota Port

Hambantota port had allowed INSEE to bring larger ships lowering costs

December 2, 2021 1 min read

China's ZPMC wins Sri Lanka STS and gantry crane deal

Six parties have bid the contract

November 24, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka ECT construction deal to China Habhour, Access Engineering

The cabinet had approved the award after evaluating three bids

November 24, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka to remove heavy industry monopoly in Trincomalee port

Ports agency has around 2000 hectares which could be developed

October 19, 2021 1 min read

No hazardous chemicals in Liberian vessel that called on Colombo Port: official

Officials said the vessel is a frequent caller at Colombo, but this time it was on its way to Europe.

Mahadiya Hamza
October 5, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka's JKH to invest US$70mn for 34-pct West Terminal

The debt funding for the project has been secured

September 30, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka seeks investors to develop historic Galle Port in US$175mn PPP

The project involves deepening the port and building a new breakwater

September 22, 2021 1 min read
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