Highlights of the Week

Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 22-28, 2018).   ...

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Exim Bank: $45M for KKS Harbor

Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has extended a Line of Credit (LOC) of $45.27 million to the Government of ...

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Watermaster Busy in Sri Lanka

The Negombo Lagoon cleanup project in Sri Lanka was recently completed by using a multipurpose Watermaster ...

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Illegal Land Reclamation Halted

The Central Environmental Authority of Sri Lanka has taken an emergency action to halt large-scale land reclamation ...

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Financial Boost for Colombo Port

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) have signed a transaction advisory ...

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SLPA Orders State-of-the-Art TSHD from IHC

Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) and Royal IHC (IHC) have signed a contract for a state-of-the-art 4,000 cubic ...

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Atkins and CHEC on the Colombo Port City Project

Atkins has been appointed by China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) to assess the opportunity of incorporating a ...

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CFHC Gets New Dredger, the SAYURU

Ceylon Fishery Harbors Corporation (CFHC) has taken delivery of the self-propelled grab hopper dredger SAYURU. The ...

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Picture of the Day: Grab Hopper Dredger SAYURU

Self-Propelled Grab Hopper Dredger SAYURU was built by Japanese-based shipbuilder Kegoya Dock for the Ceylon ...

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Hopper Dredger Sayuru Ready for Delivery

Official delivery of the Sayuru, a self-propelled grab hopper dredger that was built under the Grant Aid scheme of ...

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Creation of New Lagoons Announced (Sri Lanka)

The Coast Conservation Department together with the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources have taken steps to ...

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CPEP’s East Container Terminal Project Halfway Through

Government of Sri Lanka has identified Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) to cater to the increasing demands of ...

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ADB President Tours Colombo Port (Sri Lanka)

Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao has met with Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa, as well ...

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Dredging Allows Oluvil Port to Dock Bigger Ships (Sri Lanka)

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said development goals cannot be achieved by opening old wounds or by ...

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Sri Lanka: President Opens Oluvil Harbour

The newly constructed Oluvil commercial port and fisheries harbour together with the ice manufacturing plant ...

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Sri Lanka: Weras Ganga Dredging Project Gets Nod

Cabinet approval has been granted for the implementation of the Weras Ganga Storm Water Drainage and Environment ...

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Sri Lanka: Dredging Allows Colombo Port to Dock Bigger Ships

Colombo’s new deep draft terminal constructed under the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) received its first ...

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Japan Officials to Visit Sri Lanka

Deputy Prime Minister of Japan, His Excellency Mr.Taro Aso and Parliamentary Senior Vice Minister of Finance, ...

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Sri Lanka: SLPA to Host Three Day Ports Event

The second edition of Sri Lanka Ports, Trade and Logistics Conference Exhibition and Awards would be held at the ...

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Sri Lanka: Contractors Sought for Second Colombo Terminal

Sri Lanka Ports Authority is planning to call for tenders for the construction of the second terminal of Colombo ...

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Sri Lanka: Great Future for MRMR Port

Great Future for MRMR Port

In parallel to construction of Magam Ruhunupura Mahinda Rajapaksa Port (MRMR Port) in Hambantota, Sri Lanka Ports ...

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