VIDEO: Colombo Harbour Expansion Project (Sri Lanka)
Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL) has identified the expansion of Port of Colombo to cater the increasing demand of services in the international shipping industry.
After comprehensive studies the proposed development in South of Colombo Port was identified essential. This entire infrastructural development project is called “Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP)”.
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.
Dredging Today Staff, May 28, 2013