A factual argument against the total liberalization of shipping agencies

An evidence-based article amidst public confusion for intelligent readers. By Chathura Subasinghe The Shipping industry in Sri Lanka is already liberalized. All aspects of the Shipping Industry except for Agency is liberalized. This includes: terminals, warehouse and depot...
Posted On 15 Dec 2017
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Transworld Feeders Kicks Off Service on Colombo – Chittagong Route with Mv. OEL Shasta

Dubai based Transworld Feeders ceremonially kicked-off their newest Feeder service on the Colombo – Chittagong sector with the 1,684 TEU Mv.‘OEL Shasta’ at the Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) of the Port of Colombo on  17th of November 2017. The Mv. OEL...
Posted On 26 Nov 2017
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CICT invests over US$ 10 million towards Green infrastructure at Colombo Port

Commissions 40 electric-powered gantry cranes to lead port’s efforts to minimise environmental impact Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) has completed a project to convert the company’s diesel-operated rubber-tyred gantry cranes to electric-powered rubber-tyred...
Posted On 26 Nov 2017
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Carmart delivers SINOTRUK Port Tractors to Hambantota Port

Carmart (Pvt) Ltd has successfully delivered new SINOTRUK port tractors to the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA). Marking the first time that these vehicles have been used by the SLPA, these trucks will now join the heavy machine fleet at the port to aid in its rapidly expanding...
Posted On 05 Nov 2017
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CICT highlights Colombo Port as a pivotal player in global trade at CILF

Makes presentation at 3rd Forum of 21st Century Maritime Silk Road and 6th Shenzhen International Port Chain Strategy Forum The pivotal role played by the Port of Colombo in global trade and its contribution towards the betterment of the South Asian region was the focus of a...
Posted On 27 Oct 2017
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Milan Maersk one of the largest ships docks in Colombo

The Milan Maersk, one of the world’s largest ships arrived in Colombo on the 17th October at  1200hrs hrs local time and  berthed at the Colombo International Container Terminal (CICT) To mark the occasion, a ceremony was organized on board Milan Maersk at the CICT Terminal at...
Posted On 22 Oct 2017
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Maersk Line’s , “Milan Maersk” one of the world’s largest ships, to call on Colombo on 17th of October

The world’s largest container shipping company Maersk Line, with a presence in Sri Lanka for more than 25 years, continues to invest in Sri Lanka and contribute to its economy by bringing some of the latest and largest ships to Colombo These megaships provide efficiencies and...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017
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Emirates SkyCargo helps Sri Lankan seafood exports to Europe

Sri Lanka’s edible fish exporters are experiencing a boom following the resumption of shipments to Europe, and Emirates SkyCargo is playing a key role in helping them capitalise on this resurgence. The freight division of the award-winning airline reports that it is...
Posted On 06 Oct 2017
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LAUGFS Maritime Becomes the First to Register a Ship at Hambantota Port

LAUGFS Creates History at Hambantota LAUGFS Maritime Becomes the First to Register a Ship at Hambantota Port Saturday 07th January, Colombo, LAUGFS, one of the largest diversified conglomerates in Sri Lanka, is set to mark another monumental milestone by being the first to...
Posted On 24 Jan 2017
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CICT surpasses 2 million teu milestone in second full year of operation

Colombo South Terminal’s incremental volumes contribute to overall growth of Port of Colombo Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) has reported a throughput of 2 million teus for the 12 months ending 31st December 2016, achieving impressive YoY growth of 28 per cent in...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017
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Emirates SkyCargo unveils new purpose-built pharma facility certified under EU Good Distribution Practice guidelines

Airline operates first and largest GDP certified multi-airport hub in the world Emirates SkyPharma, Emirates SkyCargo’s new purpose-built facility dedicated exclusively to the timely and secure transport of temperature sensitive pharmaceutical shipments at Dubai International...
Posted On 20 Sep 2016
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Advantis Extends Port Side Logistics Support to USS Frank Cable

Advantis Marine, the marine services arm of Hayleys Advantis Limited, offered end-to-end port side logistics support to the USS Frank Cable (AS-40) submarine tender vessel during its recent refueling and port visit to Sri Lanka. Advantis provided all port agency and husbandry...
Posted On 05 Sep 2016
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