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  • 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 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has released this amazing photo from the Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port City Project, being developed by CCCC’s subsidiary CHEC. Sri Lanka, an island country in South Asia, is located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea. Due to its […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) have signed an agreement to provide the co-advisory services to the East Container Terminal (ECT) of Colombo Port in Sri Lanka. SMBC will join ADB’s ongoing advisory services for ECT as co-adviser in relation to preparing, structuring and procuring the $500 million project, which […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Atkins has been appointed by China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) to assess the opportunity of incorporating a marina into the proposed 2.5sqkm mixed use Colombo Port City development in Sri Lanka. The study is multifaceted and will establish the overall demand for marina facilities, the size of the marina, appropriate berthing mix and seek to […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Phase I of Sri Lanka’s proposed offshore city, the Colombo Port City, is to start in September this year after completing all necessary requirements and legal documentation including Environmental Impact Assessment and signing of agreements with all connected parties of the project, a senior official of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) revealed. The land filling […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sri Lanka has facilities to handle mega carriers with the infrastructure and support system which is on a par with other large ports in the region. Sri Lanka is positioned in a strategic location which should be exploited to boost business in the ports and shipping sector, expert said. “During the recent past, port sector […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao has met with Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa, as well as several ministers and senior officials, to discuss global, regional and bilateral issues, including challenges and opportunities for the Sri Lankan economy over the short to medium term. During the three-day visit, Mr. Nakao also visited Colombo Port, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On August 5th following the construction of the International Port of Colombo South Container Terminal Project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, an opening ceremony was held to officially open the Port for use. President of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa was present at the site, as well as China Communications Construction Company’ s Assistant President, Song Hai […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    On August 5th following the construction of the International Port of Colombo South Container Terminal Project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, an opening ceremony was held to officially open the Port for use. President of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa was present at the site, as well as China Communications Construction Company’ s Assistant President, Song Hai […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 August 2013

    President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday officially opened South Asia’s only container terminal that can handle Triple-E vessels and the new breakwater of Colombo Port stretching 400 meters to the sea. Delivering the keynote address, President Rajapaksa said that in the past, the country did not have full control of its ports and as a result, many […]

  • 31 October 2012

    Seven board members from the Asian Development Bank visited the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) on 29 October 2012. The delegation consisted of Maurin Sitourus, Ashok K. Lahir, Kazuhiko Koguchi, Jerome Destombes, Richard Edwards, Khin Khin Lwin and Wilson Kamit. Ranjith Pemasiri, Secretary of the Ministry of Ports and Highways, Anuradha Wijekoon, Additional Secretary of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The construction of the Colombo Port’s third container terminal is scheduled to be completed and operative by 2016. The US $ 500 million project will be undertaken in three stages, with the first stage expected to be completed by 2013. Perceived as a PPP venture, the expansion will increase the number of liners calling the […]

  • 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;

  • 3 July 2011

    The Government intends to reclaim the country’s position as the pearl of the Asian silk route after completing the over US$330 million … By Olindhi Jayasundere (dailymirror) [mappress] Source: dailymirror, July 3, 2011;

  • 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

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 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

  • 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;

  • 10 May 2010

    Hambantota District MP, Namal Rajapaksa and several newly appointed members of the new parliament made an extensive inspection visit at the… [mappress] Source: dailymirror, May 10, 2010;

  • 18 March 2010

    The Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) launched by the Government is in progress under the two phases the project was planned.The total estimated cost of construction of harbour Infrastructure works is US$ 330 million while the first South Container Terminal will be constructed under BOT terms… [mappress] Source:dailynews,March 18,2010;

  • 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 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]