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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 October 2010

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority says that all arrangements are underway to ceremoniously open the newly built Magampura Harbour in Sri Lanka’s … (colombopage) [mappress] Source: colombopage, October 11, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 April 2011

    Sri Lanka’s Deputy Economic Development Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena has said that a foreign company will be given the rights… (colombopage) [mappress] Source: colombopage, April 11, 2011    

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has extended a Line of Credit (LOC) of $45.27 million to the Government of Sri Lanka for financing rehabilitation of Kankesanthurai (KKS) Harbor. The agreement was signed in New Delhi on Wednesday, January 10, by Mr. David Rasquinha, Managing Director, on behalf of Exim Bank and Dr. R. H. S. Samaratunga, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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

    The Minutes of Discussion has been signed between Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL) for granting of Grab Hopper Dredger Machine. This support under Japanese Grant Aid Scheme will strengthen the maintenance dredging capacity at the fishery harbors under purview of the Ceylon Fishery Harbors Corporation (CFHC), Sri Lanka. The […]

  • 14 March 2011

    A German delegation headed by a Sri Lankan-born official from the port of Hamburg held talks with Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) on… (lankabusinessonline) [mappress] Source: lankabusinessonline, March 14, 2011  

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 24 May 2012

    President Mahinda Rajapaksa made an inspection tour of Ruhunu Magampura Mahinda Rajapaksa Port yesterday. He inspected the construction of port’s second stage which consists of six terminals, Sri Lanka Ports Authority reports. All facilities are being built at the port premises to meet the needs of local and foreign investors. The government has planned to […]

  • 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, […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Newly reclaimed land for the Port City Colombo project, conducted by China Communications Construction’s subsidiary CHEC, was officially declared as part of Sri Lanka on December 7. According to China Communications Construction, this momentous occasion was celebrated by CHEC Port City Colombo under the patronage of Sri Lankan Prime Minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa, and the Chinese […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredge Yard and their sole agent in Sri Lanka recently won an order for a standard cutter dredger (CSD) ECO 300. The order was placed in the last quarter of 2019 and earlier this month, the dredger was successfully delivered to Colombo, Sri Lanka. The company said in its latest announcement that they already commissioned […]

  • 22 November 2010

    The Ruhunu Magampura Mahinda Rajapaksa port in Hambantota, Sri Lanka, has been formally commissioned for service by the Sri Lankan … (ship-technology) [mappress] Source: ship-technology, November 22, 2010