Sri Lanka: UltraTech Strengthens Colombo South Harbour

UltraTech Cement Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, a leading cement manufacturer announced their strategic involvement with the construction of the Colombo South Harbour.

The new South Harbour is the only harbour in South Asia to be able to accommodate Triple E Class vessel and could become one of the main transhipment hubs.

Kiran Redkar, the Chief Executive, UltraTech Cement Lanka, said: “With superior quality of product, services and capacities, we are committed to support Sri Lanka’s infrastructural development with prestigious projects like ‘Colombo Port Expansion Project’. Our expertise in consistent quality from one source and superior strength with optimum chemical composition, I believe was the deciding factor for this prestigious client in identifying UltraTech as the cement partner.”

Background

The proposed Colombo South Harbour is situated west to the existing port of Colombo comprising an area of approximately 600 hectares. The proposed harbour has 3 terminals each having 1,200m length and facilities to accommodate 3 berths alongside. The proposed small boat harbour at the end of secondary breakwater has 400m length of quay wall.

New buildings for pilot station and crew accommodation are to be constructed at the head of secondary breakwater.

The proposed new harbour basin has:

– Turning circle – 800m;

– Basin depth – 18.0m;

– Depth of access channel – 20m;

– Width of the Harbour mouth – 570m.

Two phases of the project are:

1. Harbour Infrastructure works – Construction of breakwaters, dredging for new harbour basin and navigation channel and rerouting of crude oil pipe line;

2. Construction of terminals and other related services.

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Press Release, September 13, 2013

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