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.
Port of Colombo
20 Oct 2015
When the CMA CGM Marco Polo — until 2013 the world’s largest container ship with a capacity of 16,020 twenty-foot-equivalent units — arrived in Colombo in late September, it highlighted the port’s emergence as a growing transshipment hub capable of handling the increasing number of mega-ships that have become the workhorses of the Asia-Europe trade.
10 Jul 2015
The Sri Lankan government is to looking to attract overseas involvement in the running of two new port terminals in Colombo and Hambantota.
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.