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  • 1 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lithuania: Klaipeda Port Dredging Completed May 2013 is a historical date for the port of Klaipėda as a record breaking dredging works of the port channel were accomplished, which shifted the port to a new qualitative level.   VIDEO: “ALBERTO ALEMÁN ZUBIETA” Dredging Trials (Panama) IHC Merwede delivered last week the new backhoe dredger ALBERTO […]

  • 29 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 23-29, 2017).   Steel Cutting Ceremony of TSHD LESSE Royal IHC has held a steel cutting ceremony for the 2,300m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger LESSE.   Uig Harbor Scheme Includes Land Reclamation Following the decision by Transport Scotland, CMAL and CalMac, […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Making a yet another significant landmark in the container handling saga of Sri Lanka, the State-owned Jaye Container Terminal (JCT) received an 11,660 TEU capacity Container Carrier, “MV MSC LUCIANA”, operated by the Geneva-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). “MV MSC LUCIANA” which made a history as the largest ever container vessel thus far called over […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Colombo has been attracting many dredgers for repairs over the past decade from all over the globe, on the good track record the owners automatic choice was Colombo Dockyard for their repairs. The owners Mercator Ltd., have been a regular caller patronising Colombo with their dredgers and tankers, yard has been servicing their fleet successfully. […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The second edition of Sri Lanka Ports, Trade and Logistics Conference Exhibition and Awards would be held at the Hilton Hotel, Colombo, from May 1 to 3, 2013. Organised by Seatrade and hosted by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority, the three day event would include a two-day conference sessions, an exhibition, a gala dinner and […]

  • 12 July 2012

    Sri Lanka’s is seeking a new raft of investment for the Port of Hambantota, according to portworld.com. Sri Lanka Ports Authority chairman Priyath Bandu Wickrema said at ports conference in Colombo on Tuesday: “Our intention from the second request for investment proposals is to attract $1 billion.” The Hambantota Port, on the south coast of […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Due to the proximity to international maritime routes, transshipment of EXIM containers used to take place largely in foreign Ports like Colombo, Dubai, Singapore, Salalah. To arrest this trend, the Government has developed an International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam in Cochin Port which is operational from February, 2011. Three Major Ports i.e. Chennai, […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Government of Sri Lanka has taken steps to liberalize and strengthen rules and regulations as supportive measures for the growth of shipping and maritime business in the country, Sri Lanka Ports Authority Chairman Dr. Priyath Bandu Wickrama said. The three-year short term port development plan of 2008-2010 was successfully completed, after which a five-year […]

  • 21 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 15-21, 2016).   Heron Expands Its Dredging Fleet with New Backhoe Heron Construction Ltd, a New Zealand company involved in dredging and marine construction works, has launched the latest addition to its fleet in Qinhuangdao, China.   TSHD JUN YANG 1 […]

  • 8 February 2012

    The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka will hold a seminar titled ‘Ports, Shipping Procedures and Industry Issues’ on Thursday 16 February 2012 from 2:30 to 5 p.m. at the NCCSL Auditorium, No. 450, D R Wijewardena Mawatha, Colombo 10. It will be addressed by the most prominent speakers in the country who are […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC), a master developer and regulator of port and the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), is in Colombo for the opening of the Sri Lankan Trade and Logistics Conference 2013. The conference and exhibition is aimed at demonstrating Sri Lanka’s growing investment in its ports and maritime facilities, its emerging […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Sri Lanka Ports, Trade & Logistics two day Conference and Exhibition that commences on the 10th July 2012 with the initiative of Hon. Minister of Transport – Kumara Welgama at the Hilton Hotel in Colombo. The conference supported by Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA), is another important annual fixture in the international maritime events diary. […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal Haskoning DHV, together with Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), have been selected to develop detailed master plan for the overall development of the Payra Port. Payra Port will be the country’s 3rd and largest sea port and is being designed to add much needed port capacity to Bangladesh to allow larger vessels […]

  • 9 October 2012

    The United Arab Emirates, which is the largest foreign direct investor in Sri Lanka among Gulf Cooperation Council countries and the world’s fourth largest oil exporter, is planning to undertake large scale investments in Sri Lanka.  The newly-appointed Ambassador for the United Arab Emirates to Sri Lanka Abdul Hamid Abdul Fattah K. Al Mulla has […]

  • 19 November 2010

    Sri Lanka’s new pounds Sterling 226 million deep sea port at Magampura harbor, Hambantota, on the south coast of the island has today been officially opened with the ceremonial docking of the first vessel to use the port facilities. In a ceremony presided over by President Mahinda Rajapaksa as part of the week-long festivities surrounding […]

  • 1 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    China Merchants Holdings (International) Company Limited has announced that, on 29 December 2012, through an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, China Merchants Holdings (Djibouti) FZE it entered into a share purchase agreement with, among others, Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority, to acquire 23.5 % of the issued share capital in Port de Djibouti S.A. at a […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal (KPCT), a world-class container terminal operated by Krishnapatnam Port has set a new benchmark in operational efficiency. On December 24, 2013 during MSC’s weekly service to Colombo from KPCT, its vessel MV MSC SIERRRA-II became part of an historic moment when 641 TEUs were exchanged with the vessel, with a record […]

  • 20 February 2012

    The capacity at Indian ports is likely to increase to 3200 million tonnes by 2020 from the present level of 1170 Million Tonnes. The Indian Ports are aiming at a surplus capacity of above 25% in order to provide berthing facilities on arrival of the ships. The proposed investment during the next ten years is […]

  • 17 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC) has been successful in securing repeat business from Van Oord, Holland one of the biggest Dredger operators… [mappress] Source: Colombo Dockyard, June 17, 2010

  • 4 October 2010
    Vessels

    Dredging International Marine & Waterway Contractors, Belgium owned Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) was allocated emergency drydock space at extremely short notice proving Colombo’s ability serve the demanding needs of her callers. Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC) provided the required emergency drydocking and repair services for one of world’s biggest dredger owners /operators Dredging International -when […]

  • 19 October 2012

    The Cabinet has granted approval to allocate Rs.1000 million to proceed with the special flood control work program for the year 2012 initiated by the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation & Development Corporation under the direction of Secretary Defence & Urban Development,. The Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) has launched an ambitious program of economic and […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Colombo Dockyard PLC has just announced that DEME Group’s self-propelled cutter suction dredger Ambiorix called in for layup and drydock repairs during May – June 2016. “One of the biggest CSDs in the DEME fleet selected Colombo as the repair center for its special survey requirements,” Colombo Dockyard said in its announcement. The major repair […]

  • 20 March 2012

    “As a country emerging from the shadows of terrorism into a bright, prosperous future, Sri Lanka has many challenges to face and many opportunities to exploit“, stated Secretary Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa. He expressed these views today (March 20), delivering the keynote address as Chief Guest at the inauguration ceremony […]

  • 29 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    China Merchant Holdings has virtually by-passed its local partner the Aitken Spence for the first terminal of the new Colombo South Harbour and has unilaterally enhanced its financial bid all round in recent days… Source: The Nation, November 29, 2009

  • 21 December 2009
    Business & Finance

    Despite a recent outburst by business tycoon Harry Jayewardena who controls the blue chip conglomerate Aitken Spence, against its lead Chinese partner in the new Colombo South Harbour project, the group is dispatching its Maritime arm Chairman Parakrama Dissanayake to… Source: Nation on Sunday ,December 19 , 2009;

  • 1 February 2011

      Colombo has been attracting many dredgers for repairs over the past decade from all over the globe, on the good track record the owners automatic choice was Colombo Dockyard for their repairs. The owners Mercator Lines Ltd., have been a regular callers patronising Colombo with their dredgers and tankers, yard has been servicing their […]