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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port City Colombo has just released this beautiful photo of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Wan Qing Sha, during her recent work on the Port City land reclamation scheme. This capital project, conducted by China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC), is a brand new city development built as an extension of the Central Business District of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    UltraTech Cement Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, a leading cement manufacturer announced their strategic involvement with the construction of the Colombo South Harbour. The new South Harbour is the only harbour in South Asia to be able to accommodate Triple E Class vessel and could become one of the main transhipment hubs. Kiran Redkar, the Chief Executive, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 26 April 2013

    Deputy Prime Minister of Japan, His Excellency Mr.Taro Aso and Parliamentary Senior Vice Minister of Finance, Honourable Ms. Yuko Obuchi will visit Sri Lanka from 1st to 2nd May 2013, as a follow-up to the visit of His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksa to Tokyo in March this year. Mr.Aso is also the Finance Minister of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]