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  • 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 […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) commemorated its 35th anniversary last week with a resolve to further develop the entire maritime industry of the country for sustainable existence in the maritime sector, with rapid globalization and amidst challenging competitions between international ports. Following the guidelines set in the ‘Mahinda Chinthana’ policy document of the Government […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SLPA has record a growth of 12.3% TEUs in transshipment operations during last year compared to the same period of 2012. Against 1,584,985 TEUs handled in this regard in 2012, SLPA has handled a total transshipment volume of 1,779,882 TEUs in 2013. SLPA has also shown a 1.8% growth in domestic operations in 2013 compared […]

  • 22 February 2011

    The Import Section of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce is organizing a seminar titled “The Opportunities in Port Development” on Friday 25th… (slpa) [mappress] Source: slpa, February 22, 2011;

  • 23 December 2010

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority has undertaken a massive project to develop the Galle Face area and its immediate surroundings with a… (slpa) [mappress] Source: slpa, December 23, 2010

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) and Royal IHC (IHC) have signed a contract for a state-of-the-art 4,000 cubic meter capacity Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger.  The agreement was endorsed by Chairman Dr. Priyath B.Wickrama and Managing Director Capt. Nihal Keppetipola on behalf of SLPA and Area Director Kees Derks on behalf of IHC. Dutch Ambassador to Sri […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 January 2012

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) completed its Container Handling Equipment (CHE) Upgrade Project by receiving the final consignment of 50 yard tractors on Wednesday. The previous consignments consisted of ship-to-shore cranes and Rubber-Tyred-Gantry (RTG) cranes used for transferring containers between stacks in the yard. The CHE upgrade project which was started in mid 2009 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 March 2014

    Bank of Ceylon signed a financing agreement for LKR 10.50 Billion with Sri Lanka Port authority (SLPA) for the development of East Container Terminal (ECT) under Colombo Port Expansion project. This project is facilitated through leading infrastructure development provider Hyndai Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd in Korea. Ltd and is expected to complete in 2015. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 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 […]

  • 25 January 2012

    A special beach nourishment project to recreate the coastline has been introduced by the Coast Conservation Department (CCD) for the first…   By Disna MUDALIGE (dailynews) [mappress] Source: dailynews, January 25, 2012; Image: slpa

  • 9 August 2012

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) in a statement yesterday confirmed that the proposed Port City Development Project will be implemented on schedule with construction work to commence during the latter part of this year. As earlier reported in The Island Financial Review, the project is expected commence in October and the entire investment is estimated […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 February 2012

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) will invest approximately Rs one billion for infrastructure development of the Trincomalee Port City …   By Indunil HEWAGE (dailynews) [mappress] February 3, 2012;

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Merchants Holdings (International) Company and China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. (the China Joint Venture) yesterday reached agreement with Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) on key terms in relation to the development of Phase II of the Hambantota Port Project. Under the deal, the China Joint Venture and SLPA will enter into a supply, operate and transfer […]

  • 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  

  • 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. […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Shippers’ Academy Colombo (SAC) scheduled an interactive forum with Dr Priyath Bandu Wickrama (Insights Into Port Development 2014 & Beyond), Chairman of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) on January 16 to educate the investor community and the industry on the development projects and discuss the plan of the SLPA beyond 2014. Among the […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Government of Sri Lanka has identified Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) to cater to the increasing demands of services in the international shipping industry. The project consists of two phases such as construction of breakwaters, dredging for new harbour basin and navigation channel and rerouting of crude oil pipe line. The other component includes construction […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 June 2011

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) has secured a 700 million US dollar investment to build a ‘port city’ on land reclaimed on the… (lankabusinessonline) [mappress] Source: lankabusinessonline, June 24, 2011