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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 Pear sinking off Sri Lanka while being towed

On June 01 salvors had found the engine room flooded and smoke coming out of the hold

Sri Lanka okays towing X-Press Pearl to deeper waters

President stated that the decision taken should be based solely on technical facts

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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Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port diversifies into cement industry cargo

ECONOMYNEXT – Hambantota International Port (HIP) has handled its first shipment for the cement industry, enablin...

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Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port business diversifying, ship calls up

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port has seen a sharp increase in vessel calls in 2018 with its busin...

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Global player to run bunkering in Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port

ECONOMYNEXT – A global player in the bunkering business will be selected soon to supply ship fuel at Sri Lankaâ...

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Sri Lanka based Hayleys Advantis to manage Abu Dhabi container depot

Sri Lanka-based Hayleys Advantis said it had won a deal to manage a container depot in Abu Dhabi, built by UAE based Tru...

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Sri Lanka's Colombo Port container volumes up 13-pct to 7mn

Sri Lanka's Colombo Port has handled 7 million containers by December 30 2018, up 13.2 from a year earlier, the state po...

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Cargo throughput up 13-pct at Sri Lanka’s CICT facility

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) said it handled 2.65 million tw...

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