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Monday November 28th, 2022

MSC changes course to save Sri Lanka whales

MSC to sail 15 away from usual route

September 11, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Colombo port container volumes down 9.3-pct in June 2022

Imports and transshipment both down

August 22, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Colombo Port says has fuel to continue operations

Has 32,000MT of fuel

July 1, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's China-backed Hambanota port gets STS cranes for bulk cargo

HIP to almost double productivity levels, with the new cranes

June 20, 2022 2 min read
Sri Lanka allows milk powder import under "Open Account" amid central bank concerns

Hawala/Undiyal transactions amid Sri Lanka's forex shortage forced central bank to ban open accounts

Sri Lanka mandates fee ceilings for import containers

The fees may be revised every six months based on Sri Lanka's inflation index

China firm to Salvage Express Pearl wreck off Sri Lanka

SSC have established a project team for the salvage operation and have already mobilized

December 8, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka INSEE unit cuts costs using China-run Hambantota Port

Hambantota port had allowed INSEE to bring larger ships lowering costs

December 2, 2021 1 min read

China's ZPMC wins Sri Lanka STS and gantry crane deal

Six parties have bid the contract

November 24, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka ECT construction deal to China Habhour, Access Engineering

The cabinet had approved the award after evaluating three bids

November 24, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka to remove heavy industry monopoly in Trincomalee port

Ports agency has around 2000 hectares which could be developed

October 19, 2021 1 min read

No hazardous chemicals in Liberian vessel that called on Colombo Port: official

Officials said the vessel is a frequent caller at Colombo, but this time it was on its way to Europe.

Mahadiya Hamza
October 5, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka's JKH to invest US$70mn for 34-pct West Terminal

The debt funding for the project has been secured

September 30, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka seeks investors to develop historic Galle Port in US$175mn PPP

The project involves deepening the port and building a new breakwater

September 22, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka awards coal barge contract to Shreeji Shipping of India

Contract for the period 2021/2022 and 2022/2023

August 31, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s Expolanka buys US-based IDEA Logistics for $9.7mn

IDEA has logistics operations in South America

August 27, 2021 1 min read
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Yacht yard at Sri Lanka's Hambantota port: Namal

US$58mn to be invested

August 9, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Hambantota port backed by China's Sinopec to expand bunkers offering

First cruise ship since Covid-19 pandemic calls at Hambantota

August 6, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Adani-JKH US$650mn port terminal gets 25-year tax holiday

First 600mn phase to be operation in 36-months

August 4, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka Ports Authority profits Rs4.9bn up to April 2021

SLPA revenues had grown 23 percent to 17,024 million rupees

August 2, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka's ExpoLanka Holdings profits surge in June 2021

"This was driven by a surge in consumer demand in the US retail markets"

July 30, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Adani backed container terminal finalizing design, structuring: John Keells

Work is progressing well towards meeting the conditions stipulated in the LOI

July 29, 2021 1 min read

China firm proposes US$200mn cargo services centre in Colombo Port

Panel to evaluate the proposal

Imesh Ranasinghe
July 27, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka container volumes up 19-pct in May 2021

Transshipment containers grew 14 percent to 464,269 unit though down from 483,732 pre-Covid

July 15, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka shippers welcome ruling on extra import freight charges

Delivery order fees capped

July 14, 2021 6 min read

Sri Lanka's China-backed Hambantota port volumes up 186-pct in 2021 first half

Cargo handled was 1,206,425 metric tonnes up from 420,421 metric tonnes a year ago.

July 11, 2021 2 min read