Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

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.
16 Feb 2014
Singapore-based Bengal Tiger Line has introduced a new container feeder service linking Krishnapatnam Port, India, with Colombo, Sri Lanka, effective this month.
Colombo port, Sri Lanka
16 Jan 2014
The volume of containers shipped via Sri Lanka’s Port of Colombo expanded nearly 3 percent year-over-year in 2013, driven largely by a turnaround in transshipment business, according to data released by the Sri Lankan Ports Authority.
Port of Hong Kong
15 Jan 2014
As part of a slot sharing agreement, seven container lines will cooperate on three existing Far East-to-Indian subcontinent services, effective in February 2014.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup
31 Dec 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in January and February.
05 Dec 2013
The Asian Shippers' Council believes the Sri Lankan government has struck a blow for shippers by making the collection of terminal handling charges and other fees...
15 Nov 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November, December and January.
25 Oct 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November and December.
Thumbnail of Securing Cargo infographic
22 Oct 2013
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has published a report, “DHS Could Improve Cargo Security by Periodically Assessing Risks From Foreign Ports,” recommending...