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Sunday September 19th, 2021
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Sri Lanka forum on port development, investment or sale

Sri Lanka port development will be the focus of a forum conducted by Advocata Institute on February 12 amid attempts to ...

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Sri Lanka has not told India and Japan it is pulling out of Port deal

Sri Lankan government is yet to officially tell India and Japan that it is withdrawing from the trilateral agreement tha...

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Sri Lanka to offer West Terminal to India, Japan, ECT to stay with state agency

Sri Lanka will invite interested parties to develop a greenfield container terminal in Colombo port while a partially bu...

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India bluntly asks Sri Lanka to honour deal on East Container Terminal

“The commitment of Government of Sri Lanka in this regard has been conveyed several times in the recent past, includin...

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X-Press Pearl salvors mull boarding as Sri Lanka eyes pollution claim

Salvors are exploring the possibility of boarding the ship and making a tow connection

Sri Lanka Ports Authority to buy more cranes

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) is to buy three Ship to Shore (STS) cranes from China under the ex...

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Sri Lanka investment agency opens centre in Hambantota port

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s Board of Investment (BOI) has set up a ‘one-stop’ service centre at...

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Student enrolment propels 40-pct growth in Sri Lanka logistics institute membership

ECONOMYNEXT – Membership of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) in Sri Lanka grew 40 percen...

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GAC Sri Lanka gets new chief, eyes outsourcing business

ECONOMYNEXT – Ravi Edirisinghe has been appointed director and chief executive in Sri Lanka of GAC Group, a globa...

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60-pct foreign ownership in Sri Lanka shipping, Maersk keen on East Terminal

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka will raise foreign ownership in ship agencies to 60 percent in the first stage of liberal...

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Sri Lanka Ports Authority to buy three cranes from China

The Sri Lanka Ports Authority is to buy three ship-to-shore gantry cranes from China’s Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Ind...

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Sri Lanka’s Dockyard eyes LNG storage, hi-tech, smaller vessels

ECONOMYNEXT – Colombo Dockyard, Sri Lanka’s listed shipyard, is changing its shipbuilding strategy and aim...

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Sri Lanka shipping liberalisation before presidential poll: Mangala

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s government will implement delayed plans to liberalise the shipping sector, allow...

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Sri Lanka's JKH starts building US$14mn logistics park

Sri Lanka's John Keells Holdings has started building a 14 million US dollar logistics park which will provide services ...

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Maersk mulls increasing container handling in Sri Lanka

ECONOMYNEXT - Maersk A/S, the world’s biggest container shipping line, is considering increasing its container ha...

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Sri Lanka to make Colombo ‘smart port’ with automated functions

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s ports and shipping ministry said it will spend 929 million rupees to modernise i...

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Sri Lanka’s shipping ministry dumps defunct Oluvil port on fisheries ministry

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s ports and shipping ministry has decided to transfer the eastern port of Oluvil, ...

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Sri Lanka yet to decide on liberalising shipping

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s government has not yet decided on a budget proposal to liberalise the shipping s...

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Northern Sri Lanka port to be developed with Indian aid to handle general cargo

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka is to develop the northern Kankesanthurai (KKS) harbour with Indian aid to enable it to b...

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Sri Lanka shipping policy to encourage ship finance

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s new national policy for its maritime and logistics sectors has recommended sever...

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Sri Lanka's Expolanka Freight net up 39-pct

Profits at Sri Lanka's Expolanka Freight Holdings Plc grew 39 percent to 469 million rupees in the December 2018 quarter...

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Colombo Dockyard gets US$3mn deal for Sri Lanka Ports Authority pilot boats

ECONOMYNEXT - Colombo Dockyard has won a 3.12 million US dollar order to build two pilot boats for the Sri Lanka Ports A...

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New Sri Lanka shipping policy sees lower dependence on Indian cargo

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s new national policy for its maritime and logistics sectors foresees reduced depe...

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Sri Lanka to review proposed port tariff hike after protests

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka has appointed a committee to review a hike in port charges proposed in late 2018, and no change ...

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Kavan Ratnayaka new chairman of Sri Lanka Ports Authority

ECONOMYNEXT - Kavan Ratnayaka, former head of tourism development, has been appointed the new chairman of the state-run ...

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