Sri Lanka

19 Apr 2017
New Delhi’s interest in Trincomalee could be a response to China’s growing influence in the Indian Ocean.
05 Apr 2017
Authorities are planning to investigate the cause of a fire that broke out in the bow of a 13,800 twenty-foot e
06 Feb 2017
The cash-strapped government is determined to press ahead with the deal despite heavy public opposition.
03 Jan 2017
Sri Lanka’s Colombo International Container Terminals handled over 2 million twenty-foot-equivalent units for the first time ever in 2016.
29 Dec 2016
An exciting region for port development globally, South Asia had a busy 2016 and much more is expected in 2017.
27 Dec 2016
Indian shippers appear less keen to rely on the Port of Colombo in Sri Lanka for their international transshipment.
19 Dec 2016
The selection of a private partner to build and operate a new container terminal in Colombo is in limbo.
12 Dec 2016
China state-controlled company China Merchants signed a deal with the government of Sri Lanka to buy an 80 percent stake in Sri Lanka’s Hambantota deep-sea port.
25 Nov 2016
Surcharges have long been a subject of acrimonious debate between ocean transport service providers and shippers.
11 Oct 2016
APM Terminals and Maersk Line have joined a consortium that is bidding to develop a new container terminal in Colombo.
30 Sep 2016
Colombo International Container Terminals this week hosted the MSC Maya, reportedly the largest container ship ever to call Sri Lankan shores.