With carriers refocusing on Colombo or other regional hubs for predictable cost advantages in tighter market conditions, Indian cargo owners may have to wait longer to enjoy more competitive, direct shipping solutions.
23 May 2017
Shippers using CMA CGM on the North Europe-Middle East-India trade will face a container booking cancellation fee from June 1.
22 May 2017
Investment by CM Ports in the technology enabled development of service at a level unseen in Sri Lanka, CICT General Manager Tissa Wickramasinghe said. He discussed the arrival of largest ships, capacity concerns, and regional impact in this interview.
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.