China firm proposes US$200mn cargo services centre in Colombo Port

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Colombo International Container Terminal, a unit of China CM Ports group has proposed a 200 million US dollar cargo services centre...

Hambantota Port increases bulk cargo handling productivity by 100%

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The Hambantota International Port (HIP) recorded its highest discharge levels of bulk cargo recently, when a shipment of gypsum consigned for...

How many flights does it take to transport 247 horses from Liege to Tokyo?

On Emirates SkyCargo’s modern and efficient Boeing 777 freighter aircraft capable of transporting around 100 tonnes of cargo per flight, it...

Imports spending over $ 1.6 b in May

Expenditure on merchandise imports in May 2021 has increased notably by 61.7% to $ 1,607 million from import expenditure of $...

Sri Lanka’s China-backed Hambantota port volumes up 186-pct in 2021 first half

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Sri Lanka’s China-backed Hambantota Port said cargo volumes including vehicle transshipment and bulk cargo had grown 186 percent in the first...

SLPA Chairman commends support from Bangladesh for development of Sri Lanka’s shipping industry

High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka Tareq Md Ariful Islam and SLPA Chairman Capt. Nihal Keppetipola exchange mementoes

SriLankan Airlines to resume flights to Moscow

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SriLankan Airlines the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld alliance resumes flights to the Russian capital, Moscow....
Batticaloa International Airport to be developed to support the tourist industry

Batticaloa International Airport to be developed to support the tourist industry

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On the 1st of thursday, the Batticaloa International Airport was visited on Thursday by Prasanna Ranatunga, Minister for Tourism, to explore...

Agreement in principle reached over Suez Canal ship, says Stann Marine

CAIRO, June 23 (Reuters) - A representative for the owners and insurers of a giant cargo ship that blocked the Suez...

Fully functional Kankesanthurai Harbour by February 2023

Development work at the Kankesanthurai (KKS) Harbour is scheduled to be completed on 23 February 2023 with...

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Promotion of Sri Lanka’s exports in Fujian, China

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The Sri Lanka Export Development Board in collaboration with The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Guangzhou and the Department of...

Analysis: Debt-hobbled Sri Lanka risks running out of options

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Reuters - Sri Lanka paid a $1 billion bond last week, but the alarming state of its finances suggests it may...

Kelsey Homes launches the 3rd phase of its Largest Mixed Housing Project

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CENTRAL PARK JA-ELA – Model house open for aspiring home owners Kelsey Homes, Sri Lanka’s pioneering real estate...