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Sri Lanka, India and Japan firms to invest in East Terminal: President

Several companies from India, Sri Lanka and Japan will invest in the East Container Terminal of Colombo Port President G...

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Bulk carrier MV Eurosun refloated in high tide: Sri Lanka Navy

MV Eurosun, a Liberian flagged vessel, which ran aground in shallows 5.5 nautical miles (10 kilometres) off Sri Lanka's ...

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Sri Lanka Ports Authority starts electronic payments to clear imports

State-run Sri Lanka Ports Authority said payments for imports could now be made electronically through the internet.

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Aground bulk carrier MV Eurosun's hull not breached: Sri Lanka Navy

Sri Lanka Navy said it had not found a breach in the hull of MV Eurosun, a Liberian flagged 33,000 dead weight tonne bul...

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Sri Lanka's John Keells to get 34-pct of container terminal, Adani 51-pct: report

The parties had been given 180 days from May 03, for financial closure

X-Press Pearl still smouldering off Sri Lanka, fire fighting continues

Sri Lanka Air Force said a Bell 212 helicopter dropped dry chemical powder on the vessel

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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Sri Lanka's Colombo Port volumes up 14.9-pct by Sept

ECONOMYNEXT - Container volumes at Sri Lanka's Colombo Port rose 14.9 percent to 5,223,292 twenty foot equivalent units ...

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Sri Lanka looks to raise port charges

Sri Lanka is looking to raise charges and get more revenue from port services, Ports and Shipping Minister Mahinda Samar...

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Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port gets new gear for heavy load handling

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s Chinese-run Hambantota port on the south coast has got new equipment designed to...

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Indian shipping modernisation threatens Sri Lankan transhipment volumes

ECONOMYNEXT – The modernisation of Indian ports and liberalisation of regulations could threaten the container tr...

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Sri Lanka’s ship agency liberalisation will draw foreign investment, cut costs: Eran

ECONOMYNEXT – Liberalising Sri Lanka’s ship agency sector will attract foreign investment, improve efficie...

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Contentious Sri Lanka shipping reforms under spotlight at forum

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lankan government plans to liberalise shipping by removing foreign ownership controls will be discusse...

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Japan keen on China-run Hambantota Port in Sri Lanka

ECONOMYNEXT - Japan’s aid agency said it is in talks with Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG), a China - ...

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Sri Lanka's Hambantota Port to boost volumes with K-Line terminal deal

Sri Lanka's Hambantota Port said it has signed a terminal service agreement with Japan's K-Line, which will lead to more...

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Auditors qualify Sri Lanka’s Mercantile Shipping Company accounts

Auditors have given a qualified opinion on the accounts of Sri Lanka’s Mercantile Shipping Company with the group...

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Sri Lanka's Colombo port grows fastest in the world in first half of 2018

Container handling at Sri Lanka's Colombo Port grew 15.6 percent in the first half of 2018, which was the fastest in the...

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