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  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ceylon Fishery Harbors Corporation (CFHC) has taken delivery of the self-propelled grab hopper dredger SAYURU. The dredger, built under the Grant Aid scheme of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), will be one of the most technically advanced dredgers ever to operate in Sri Lanka. The ceremony was held October 18th 2014, at the Dikkowita Fishery Harbor […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredge Yard and its sole agent in Sri Lanka, Hoavel Holdings, have won an order for a standard Cutter Suction Dredger ECO 300. The new dredger will be used by Sri Lanka Land Development Corporation (SLLDC) for the cleanup of the Beira Lake in Colombo, Sri Lanka. According to the company, Hovael Holdings confirmed that […]

  • 25 April 2011

    Sri Lanka Deputy Minister of Ports and Transport Rohitha Abeygunawardana said that he is ready to debate at the beginning of the… (colombopage) [mappress] Source: colombopage, April 25, 2011    

  • 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 […]

  • 24 June 2010

    The Colombo Port Expansion Project will be a boost to the Sri Lanka’s shipping industry. [mappress] Source: dailynews, June 24, 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 […]

  • 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    

  • 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;

  • 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

  • 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 […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Official delivery of the Sayuru, a self-propelled grab hopper dredger that was built under the Grant Aid scheme of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), has been scheduled for next week. Delivery of the dredger to the Ceylon Fishery Harbors Corporation (CFHC) will take place at the Dikkowita Fisheries Harbor. The dredger will be one of the most […]

  • 18 June 2010

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority said yesterday the Oluvil Port Project has recorded a rapid progress of construction during the recent past… [mappress] Source: dailymirror, June 19, 2010;

  • 16 August 2010

    Sri Lanka flooded a new port on Sunday, built with Chinese assistance as part of a $6 billion drive to rebuild the island nation’s … By Shihar Aneez (business) [mappress] Source: business, August 16, 2010;

  • 31 January 2011

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority will receive financial proposals from 25 entities to start industries at Hambantota port next week, Mr Priyath… (steelguru) [mappress] Source: steelguru, January 31, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    MT Højgaard has established a commercial and fishing port at Oluvil, Sri Lanka. The project was handed over at the end of 2012. “At Oluvil on the east coast of Sri Lanka, we have established a port with two separate basins, one for commercial activities and one for the fishing industry. The work was undertaken as […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 January 2012

    China has conveyed to Sri Lanka that it understands the primacy of the relationship between India and the island nation, a Sri Lankan MP …   By Elizabeth Roche (livemint) [mappress] Source: livemint, January 11, 2012;

  • 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 […]

  • 9 July 2010

    A deal to build a container terminal in an expanded Colombo port will be awarded to a China – Sri Lanka consortium within ‘two to three … [mappress] Source: hellenicshippingnews, July 9, 2010;

  • 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

  • 21 July 2011

    India and Sri Lanka signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Wednesday to develop the Kankesanthurai (KKS) port, the first such deep water… By R.K. Radhakrishnan (thehindu) [mappress] Source: thehindu, July 21, 2011;

  • 23 December 2011

    Sri Lanka will use sand nourishment to shore up defences against sea erosion in Marawila, a fishing and tourism area north of the island’s…   (lankabusinessonline) [mappress] Source: lankabusinessonline, December 23, 2011;

  • 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;