Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

19 May 2015
Container carrier APL said it will replace its current Singapore West Asia Express (SWX) service in the intra-Asia trade with a new weekly service, branded the Asia Sub-continent (AS1), starting at the end of this month.
17 Apr 2015
China’s grand dream of a maritime Silk Road for the 21st Century is paving the way for Chinese port operators to spread their way of conducting domestic business beyond Chinese borders.
13 Mar 2015
APL Logistics will establish a regional consolidation hub for South Asia in Sri Lanka by the second half of 2015, the Singapore-based forwarder has announced.
05 Feb 2015
Beijing’s bid to increase its strategic foothold in Sri Lanka was back on track after the island nation’s cabinet said a $1.5 billion port city would go ahead, dismissing a threat to scrap the deal signed with China by the previous government.
17 Dec 2014
The largest container ship handled by an Indian port was the 14,000 TEU capacity vessel MSC Valeria at Mundra in 2013, a record that has little chance of being broken any time soon.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Nov. 21
21 Nov 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in October and November, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Nov. 7
07 Nov 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in October and November, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
02 Oct 2014
CMA CGM has teamed up with Sri Lankan logistics group Hayleys Advantis to set up a shared service center in Colombo.
17 Sep 2014
China’s top port operator and an engineering group will invest $601 million in a container terminal at Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port, as China seeks to deepen its ties with the strategically placed Indian Ocean island.
Port de Djibouti
28 Aug 2014
China Merchants Holdings (International) is the second state-owned terminal operator to post positive first half results with total container throughput rising by 18 percent to 38.5 million TEUs, consolidating its position at the top of the mainland’s port operator table.
25 Aug 2014
Middle East-based Simatech Shipping has announced the launch of a fortnightly feeder service linking Dakshin Bharat Gateway Terminal, a new private facility in India’s Port of Tuticorin (V.O. Chidambaranar), with Colombo, Sri Lanka, starting this month.