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  • 1 November 2010

    Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao yesterday pledged to continue with his country’s support for the development of Sri Lanka, especially in the … (dailymirror) [mappress] Source: dailymirror, November 1, 2010;

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has completed the majority of dredging and land reclamation works for the Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port City Project. According to the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Province Development, CCCC’s subsidiary China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) is wrapping up this land reclamation project. The new city will span on 269 hectares, equivalent to 600 football […]

  • 30 November 2011

    Chinese contractors building a new port in southern Sri Lanka have finished blasting and clearing a rock blocking the entrance channel whose…   (lankabusinessonline) [mappress] Source: lankabusinessonline, November 30, 2011; Image: gov

  • 6 December 2011

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority will invite more port related industries at Hambantota in the island’s south this month, after a first round …   (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, December 6, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 15 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) will carry out an environment impact assessment of the Sethusamudram channel, which aims to dredge a navigable link through the Palk Strait between India and Sri Lanka, an official statement said Thursday. [mappress] Source: New Kerala, January 14, 2010

  • 27 June 2011

    Sri Lanka has begun deepening canals in marshes bordering the capital Colombo and digging lakes to prevent flooding during the rainy season… By Jayantha Kovilagodage (lankabusinessonline) [mappress] Source: lankabusinessonline, June 27, 2011

  • 12 January 2011

    Indian government has agreed to restore the Kankasanthurai Harbour in Sri Lanka’s northern Jaffna peninsula. The Ministry of External … (colombopage) [mappress] Source: colombopage, January 12, 2011;

  • 27 July 2011

    Sri Lanka with the assistance of Indian government inaugurated the project to rehabilitate the Kankasanthurai (KKS) Harbour in Northern … (colombopage) [mappress] Source: colombopage, July 27, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 October 2010

    The filling of Sri Lanka’s inland Magampura International Harbour in Hambanthota with sea water has been completed ahead of the schedule,… (colombopage) [mappress] Source: colombopage, October 8, 2010;

  • 5 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Ministry of Shipping is nearly doubling the initial cost estimates of the controversial Sethusamudram Ship Channel Project, which aims to dredge a navigable channel through the Palk Strait between India and Sri Lanka. [mappress] Source:business-standard,January 5,2010;

  • 8 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Sri Lanka will appoint a dredging contractor to bring up three million cubic metres of sea sand to supply the domestic market which is running out of river sand and also for export. [mappress] Source: Lanka Business Online, February 8, 2010;

  • 10 February 2011

    Infrastructure work on a new container port next to Sri Lanka’s existing Colombo harbour that will expand capacity has neared the halfway… (lankabusinessonline) [mappress] Source: lankabusinessonline, February 10, 2011;

  • 10 March 2010

    A consortium-led by China Merchant Holdings may construct a new deepwater container terminal for Sri Lanka Ports Authority for which negotiations are in final stages, according to a report by Port Technology… [mappress] Source:commodityonline,March 10,2010;

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) have signed an agreement to provide the co-advisory services to the East Container Terminal (ECT) of Colombo Port in Sri Lanka. SMBC will join ADB’s ongoing advisory services for ECT as co-adviser in relation to preparing, structuring and procuring the $500 million project, which […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 May 2011

    Sri Lanka will develop the Kankesanturai port in the Tamil-dominated northern Jaffna peninsula with Indian aid, a government spokesman has s… (deccanherald) [mappress] Source: deccanherald, May 5, 2011;

  • 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;

  • 24 August 2012

    China will finance the expansion of Hambantota Port in the island’s south with two loans of 600 million US dollars and one billion yuan, cabinet spokesman Keheliya Rambukwelle said. The dollar denominated loan will come from the Exim Bank of China and the yuan loan will come from the government of China. “The second phase […]

  • 25 August 2011

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority Chairman Dr. Priyath Bandu Wickrama said that there will not be any unscheduled delays in starting operations… By ChannaFernandopulle (dailymirror) [mappress] Source: dailymirror, August 25, 2011;

  • 23 August 2010

    Sri Lanka is building or expanding not one but six ports. The Mahinda Chinthana envisions 10,000 ships passing through Hambantota alone … By Indi Samarajiva (thesundayleader) [mappress] Source: thesundayleader, August 23, 2010;

  • 25 April 2011

    Petoskey City Council gave the go-ahead Monday for the city to work with contractors this spring on marina repairs and dredging,… Ryan Bentley (petoskeynews) [mappress] Source: petoskeynews, April 25, 2011     Sri Lanka Deputy Minister of Ports and Transport Rohitha Abeygunawardana said that he is ready to debate at the beginning of the…

  • 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 […]

  • 1 September 2010

    Half the construction of the 6.83 km. long breakwater of the Colombo Port Expansion Project has been completed, the Sri Lanka Ports … By Nabeela Hussain (dailymirror) [mappress] Source: dailymirror, September 2, 2010;