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.
09 May 2016
A new container terminal at Colombo will expand capacity at one of Asia's largest transshipment hubs.
26 Jan 2016
Colombo International Container Terminal more than doubled its container throughput in 2015 as investment in capability to handle the world’s largest container vessels appears to be paying off.
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