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Sri Lanka's China-run port eyes fertilizer transshipment with Russian billionaire

Sri Lanka's China-run Hambantota Port has discussed fertilizer transshipment with Russian billionaire Andrey Igorevich M...

March 26, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Adani-WCT terminal is a private deal without tender, not govt-to-govt: opposition

Handing over the West Container Terminal of Sri Lanka's Colombo port to Adani group is not a government-to-government co...

March 20, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka container transshipment down 3.3-pct, domestic down 14.4-pct

Container throughput at Sri Lanka's ports fell 5.2 percent to 6.85 million twenty foot equivalent unit in 2020 with a st...

March 18, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka's SAGT deploys safety cages for lashing crew

South Asia Gateway Terminals, a unit of publicly traded John Keells Holdings said it had deployed lashing cages to impro...

March 17, 2021 1 min read

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...

March 15, 2019 2 min read

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...

March 14, 2019 1 min read

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...

March 13, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka shipping liberalisation before presidential poll: Mangala

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

March 6, 2019 2 min read

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 ...

March 1, 2019 1 min read

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...

February 28, 2019 1 min read

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...

February 25, 2019 2 min read

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, ...

February 21, 2019 2 min read

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...

February 21, 2019 2 min read

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...

February 14, 2019 2 min read
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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...

February 12, 2019 1 min read

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...

February 8, 2019 2 min read

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...

February 5, 2019 1 min read

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...

January 31, 2019 2 min read

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 ...

January 29, 2019 1 min read

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 ...

January 17, 2019 1 min read

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...

January 16, 2019 2 min read

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...

January 10, 2019 2 min read

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...

January 7, 2019 2 min read

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...

January 6, 2019 2 min read
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