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Port Unions call off strike on Mahinda’s assurances that ECT will not be given to foreigners

The coalition of Trades Unions protesting against the handing over of the East Container Terminal to a foreign company h...

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Sri Lanka will not sell or lease East Terminal: PM

Sri Lanka will not sell or lease the East Container Terminal Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said as trade union opposi...

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Sri Lanka's Expolanka Holdings profits soar amid pandemic disruptions

Profits at Sri Lanka's Expolanka Holdings Plc soared to 4.5 billion rupees in the December 2020 quarter, up from 15 fold...

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Sri Lanka to invite investors for BOT port warehouse complex

Sri Lanka's Minister of Ports and Shipping was given the go ahead to call investors to build a warehouse in the capital ...

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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

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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Marella Cruises vessel calls at Sri Lanka's Colombo port

Marella Cruises vessel M V Marella Discovery had called at Sri Lanka's Colombo Port with complement of 1,732 passengers ...

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Sri Lanka's Hambantota Port enters vessel lay-up business

Sri Lanka's Hambantota Port said it has attracted the first vessel for lay-up with a drillship to be moored at the port ...

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Sri Lankan freight forwarders see margin pressure from liner consolidation

ECONOMYNEXT – Consolidation among container shipping lines trying revive profitability is likely to squeeze profi...

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Sri Lanka’s Ports Ministry gets industry professional as secretary

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed Parakrama Dissanayake, chairman of Sri Lank...

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Sri Lanka’s SAGT nearly doubles design capacity handling 2mn containers

ECONOMYNEXT – South Asia Gateway Terminals (Pvt) Ltd (SAGT), Sri Lanka’s first private terminal in Colombo...

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CICT adds capacity for bigger ships at Sri Lanka’s Colombo port

ECONOMYNEXT – Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) said it was buying more cranes that will enhance d...

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Sri Lanka port capacity crunch could lead to lost business

ECONOMYNEXT – Further delays in adding container handling capacity at Sri Lanka’s Colombo port, which is n...

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Investment opportunities seen in Sri Lanka’s logistics firms

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s logistics businesses offer attractive investment opportunities both among specia...

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Cruise ship calls grow strongly at Sri Lanka port

ECONOMYNEXT – Calls by cruise ships have grown strongly at Sri Lanka’s main port of Colombo this year with...

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China Harbhour Engineering wins deal to expand Sri Lanka port anchorage

China Harbhour Engineering Company has been selected to expand the deep water anchorage capacity at a container terminal...

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