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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    With the 2019 dredging season now behind us, Dredging Today presents a recap of the most popular stories from the past year.   Colombo Port City Land Reclamation Project Complete China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has completed the majority of dredging and land reclamation works for the Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port City Project.   $1.36 Billion Ghasha […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The handing over ceremony of Asia’s largest trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) JUN YANG 1 is being held this morning in Guangzhou City, China. Built by Royal IHC in the Netherlands, the dredger will be handed over to China Communications Construction Company’s Guangzhou Dredging Co., Ltd. (GDC). The first gig for the vessel will be Colombo Port City […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority has recorded its ever highest daily container volume, which is 9,884 TEUs on the 2nd November 2013. The previous highest volume of 9,659 TEUs was reported by the SLPA on the 24th June 2013. By the end 31st October 2013, Sri Lanka Ports Authority had handled a cumulative throughput of […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The Southern Asia Ports, Logistics and Shipping 2012 Exhibition and Conference kicked off with great fanfare at Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo,  the 26th of April. Being set on this occasion for the first time in Colombo for two days, this event is in its 7th consecutive year to be held in Southern Asia. It […]

  • 12 July 2012

    Positioned as the new Asian gateway and one of the fastest growing economies in the world, Sri Lankas maritime and logistics initiatives will be given another boost from the inauguration of Sri Lanka Ports, Trade and Logistics two day Conference and Exhibition which ended at the Hilton Hotel Colombo, recently. The conference supported by Sri […]

  • 19 April 2012

    According to Sri Lanka Ports Authority, as an effective measure to ease the long berthing delays experienced by Roll on Roll off vessels at the Port of Colombo, SLPA has decided to route all such vessels to the Magam Ruhunupura Mahinda Rajapaksa Port with effect from May 31, 2012 with consultation of shipping lines and […]

  • 14 March 2010

    Mar 12, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has initiated a number of projects to expand the ports network in the country to attract more service form the international shipping industry, the Secretary to the Ministry of Ports and Aviation Ranjith de Silva said today at a press briefing… [mappress] Source: Colombo Page, March 12, 2010;

  • 15 March 2013

    Colombo International Container Terminals Ltd. General Manager Tissa Wickramasinghe was invited to be a guest speaker at the third annual Global Liner Shipping Conference which was held in Dubai on 25 and 26 February 2013. Being the only speaker from Sri Lanka, the subject allocated to him was the latest port development in Colombo and […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA ) commenced duties in the new year on 1st January 2013 at a ceremony with Buddhist religious activities held at its Chaithya Premises. Parallel to the event other religious activities were also conducted at Catholic, Muslim and Hindu religious premises at SLPA. At a time several mega port development programmes […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Colombo Dockyard was the best repair option for China Harbour Engineering Co. Ltd. China owned trailer suction Dredger Jun Hai 2 (GRT 10,751) was due for her dry docking and survey repairs. This dredger Jun Hai 2 was deployed in the Colombo South port development project in Colombo. Colombo Dockyard has been attracting major dredger […]

  • 15 March 2013

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority is planning to call for tenders for the construction of the second terminal of Colombo South Harbour by 2017. Sri Lanka Ports Authority Chief Engineer (Planning and Development), Susantha Abeysiriwardena told Daily News Business that SLPA would call for international tenders for the construction of the second terminal of Colombo South […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The Lanka India Oil Company (Lanka IOC) plans to upgrade its Trincomalee terminal at an investment of US $ 300 million over the next three to four years. “We are continuously upgrading the Trincomalee terminal and will be looking at investing Rs 200 to 300 million for the next year to upgrade infrastructure facilities. We […]

  • 5 August 2013

    A $500 million Colombo South Harbour will open today. The massive terminal in Colombo is located mid-way on the lucrative east-west sea route and has facilities on a par with Singapore and Dubai. The Colombo International Container Terminal (CICT), which is 85 percent, owned by the state-run China Merchant Holdings International, is designed to handle […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Colombo International Container Terminal Plc, (CICT) a unit of China Merchant Holdings (International) will begin discussions with potential customers shortly with the first berth due to open in July. “The port of Colombo can accommodate mega vessels,” CICT chief executive Yunshu Liu said on the sidelines of ports and logistics conference organized by Seatrade a […]

  • 10 January 2011

    Uncertainties are looming about the deadline for the completion of the first terminal of the Colombo South Port, with Sri Lanka Ports … By Supun Dias and Thushantha Jayatilaka (dailymirror) [mappress] Source: dailymirror, January 10, 2011;

  • 23 August 2011

    Port of Civitavecchia Authorities has announced tender for first batch function works for the strategic port of Civitavecchia: Colombo breakwater extension, Ferry Dock, Dock Services. Contractor needs to perform all work required for the realization of called “first functional strategy works for the Port of Civitavecchia” substantial extension in C. Colombo breakwater, dredging, Construction of […]

  • 28 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 22-28, 2018).   Group Ocean Orders Two Damen Vessels Recently, at the New Orleans Workboat Festival in the United States, Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Canada-based Group Ocean for the delivery of two Modular Multi Cats 1205.   […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Liu Yunshan, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of CPC Central Committee and a member of the Secretariat of the Central Committee, who paid a friendly visit to Sri Lanka, inspected Colombo Container Terminal Project, Sri Lanka, and expressed his sincere concern to the field staff of CHEC participating in the […]

  • 29 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 23-29, 2018).   Event Celebrates the Launch of Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure The event comprises a conference and speaker program organized by CEDA and IADC as well as a networking area complete with exhibitors organized by Dredging Today.   […]

  • 25 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 19 – 25, 2018).   Cashman/Dutra JV Wins Boston Harbor Dredging Contract The Joint Venture comprising of Cashman Dredging Inc. and Dutra Group was awarded last week a $122.2 million Boston Harbor dredging contract.   CCCC Making Good Progress on the Lamu […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Government has given a green light for the development of the major port at Enayam near Colachel in Tamil Nadu. According to the government’s press office, the ‘in-principle’ approval for the project was granted by the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. For the project, a Special Purpose Entity (SPE) will be […]

  • 23 September 2011

    The Board of Investment and the Sri Lanka Ports Authority have signed an agreement with Colombo International Container Terminals Limited to…   By Hemanthi Guruge (dailynews) [mappress] Source: dailynews, September 23, 2011;

  • 10 February 2011

    Infrastructure work on a new container port next to Sri Lanka’s existing Colombo harbour that will expand capacity has neared the halfway… (lankabusinessonline) [mappress] Source: lankabusinessonline, February 10, 2011;