ECONOMYEXT - Hemas Maritime (Pvt) Ltd, a unit of listed Hemas group said it has been appointed the Evergreen Lines as its general agent in Sri Lanka.
"This appointment will also support the Hemas Group’s future goals of expanding in the shipping and logistics sectors enhancing Sri Lanka’s maritime & logistic hub aspirations," the firm said in a statement.
"The appointment was made through a formal tender process, from amongst many professional ship agency companies. "
Evergreen has 186 ships with a capacity of 927,955 twenty foot containers. Colombo is one of the transhipment hubs in its network.
The line started operations in Colombo in 1986 and is the third largest mainline carrier calling at Colombo port, Hemas said.