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  • 21 December 2011

    The opening ceremony of Colombo Port Southern Container Terminal Project undertaken by CHEC was held on December 16,2011. The ceremony was attended by Mahinda Rajapaksa as the President of Sri Lanka, Yang Xiuping as Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Chen Yusheng as Vice President of CCCC, Sun Ziyu as Chief Engineer of CCCC and President […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) have signed a transaction advisory services agreement to develop the East Container Terminal (ECT) of Colombo Port through public–private partnership (PPP). The $500 million project will include operationalization of the existing 400 meters of deep water berth and the full design, build, finance, operation […]

  • 5 August 2010

    Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa today toured the Colombo Port to inspect the progress of the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) … (colombopage) [mappress] Source: colombopage, August 5, 2010;

  • 29 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wencai Zhang, the Vice Chairman of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), recently inspected the Colombo Port Expansion Project, according to news360.lk. During this visit, Priyath Bandu Wickrama, the SLPA Chairman, explained the ongoing development work in the Colombo Port. Colombo International Container Terminals Ltd. started these expansion works in December 2011. With an envisaged investment […]

  • 13 July 2010

    The net profit of the Colombo Port will exceed Rs. One billion during the 2010 financial year, Ports and Aviation Deputy Minister Rohitha… By Dharma Sri Abeyratne [mappress] Source: dailynews, July 13, 2010;

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Megapolis and Western Development Minister, Patali Champika Ranawaka, today toured the Port City land reclamation operations in Colombo, Sri Lanka. According to Minister Ranawaka, China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) completed 50% of all land reclamation work so far. The Port City project is currently the single largest private-sector development project in Sri Lanka, and it is envisioned […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority wins The Deal of the Year Award at the inaugural Maritime Standard Awards, Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards 2014, held recently at the Atlantis The Palm in Dubai.  The Sri Lanka Ports Authority became the deserved winner of the  Deal of the Year Award, in recognition of its success in […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has completed the majority of dredging and land reclamation works for the Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port City Project. According to the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Province Development, CCCC’s subsidiary China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) is wrapping up this land reclamation project. The new city will span on 269 hectares, equivalent to 600 football […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    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 […]

  • 28 June 2010

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) expects the Colombo port to contribute 40 percent to the national development within 10 years, when the… [mappress] Source: island, June 28, 2010

  • 9 July 2010

    A deal to build a container terminal in an expanded Colombo port will be awarded to a China – Sri Lanka consortium within ‘two to three … [mappress] Source: hellenicshippingnews, July 9, 2010;

  • 20 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 14 – 20, 2019).   Coast Guard Recovers Body of Volvox Asia Crew  After two day of intensive search operation, the Indian Coast Guard earlier this week recovered the body of a crew member of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction of Port City Colombo, a brand new city development built as an extension of the Central Business District of Sri Lanka’s vibrant commercial capital, is steaming ahead, creating history for Sri Lanka day by day.  According to the Port City Colombo’s latest announcement, the Parliament of Sri Lanka is scheduled to take up a […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Colombo will go up to the 21st position from 32 in the Top 50 World Container Ports list this year with the new berths of the Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) coming into operation. The completion of the CICT final stage will have dramatic effects for container throughput at the South Asia island nation with […]

  • 28 March 2011

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) said yesterday that a greater part of the breakwater for the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP)… By Nabeela Hussain (dailymirror) [mappress] Source: dailymirror, March 28, 2011

  • 24 June 2010

    The Colombo Port Expansion Project will be a boost to the Sri Lanka’s shipping industry. [mappress] Source: dailynews, June 24, 2010;

  • 25 April 2012

    The two day 7th Southern Asia Ports, Logistics and Shipping 2012 Exhibition and Conference supported by Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) will commence on 26th April 2012 at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo. Southern Asia Ports, Logistics and Shipping is the largest annual Container Ports, Shipping and Transport Logistics B2B Exhibition and Conference trade […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Xin Hai Feng, owned by CHEC Dredging Co., Ltd., conducted a rescue mission in the Port City Colombo’s outer breakwater area last week. Two fishermen, aged 64 and 57, had gone deep sea fishing in a rented boat on the 14th of July and had run into trouble when the engine […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) has signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development, the Urban Development Authority and the CHEC Port City Colombo, for funding the Colombo International Finance City (CIFC) Building Complex. The structure, to be built on reclaimed land of the Colombo Port City Development […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Colombo’s new deep draft terminal constructed under the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) received its first container carrier, an 11,000 TEU Ultra Large Container Ship (ULCS) “MV CMA CGM PEGASUS” operated by CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container group and number one in France, on the 5th of August, 2013. The vessel touched Colombo […]

  • 10 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Sabetta Port Construction to Include Huge Dredging Operation (Russia) Nineteen vessels will be part of the dredging operation on Sabetta arctic port construction project on the Yamal Peninsula this year.   Boskalis Bags EUR 80 Million Dredging Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by Daewoo E&C for the dredging and […]

  • 11 July 2011

    The Sri Lankan Government has awarded the bid to construct three terminals under the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) to a Chinese … (sundaytimes) [mappress] Source: sundaytimes, July 11, 2011;

  • 1 September 2010

    Half the construction of the 6.83 km. long breakwater of the Colombo Port Expansion Project has been completed, the Sri Lanka Ports … By Nabeela Hussain (dailymirror) [mappress] Source: dailymirror, September 2, 2010;

  • 18 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Sri Lankan government is in the process of evaluating the submissions made by the consortium in the Colombo Port Expansion Project on the Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) agreement. [mappress] Source:sundaytimes,January 17,2010;

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) commemorated its 35th anniversary last week with a resolve to further develop the entire maritime industry of the country for sustainable existence in the maritime sector, with rapid globalization and amidst challenging competitions between international ports. Following the guidelines set in the ‘Mahinda Chinthana’ policy document of the Government […]

  • 4 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The next round of negotiations on the Colombo Port Expansion Project is scheduled for this Wednesday between the China Holdings Merchant International (CHMI) and Aitken Spence (AS) Shipping Limited consortium and the Cabinet Appointed Negotiating Committee (CANC). Source:sundaytimes,January 3,2010; [mappress]