The state owned Jaya Container Terminal (JCT) of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA), witnessed the highest growth of 23.3% in transshipment container throughput for the first nine months (from January to September) in 2018 as against the corresponding period in 2017. During the...
Posted On 12 Nov 2018

Emirates SkyCargo transported close to a quarter of Sri Lanka’s total air exports in 2017-18

  From fresh fish to delicate flowers, Emirates SkyCargo helps carry a microcosm of the country to the world Many of Sri Lanka’s exports are colourful, tasty or fragrant and must arrive at their destinations on time and in pristine condition, a service Emirates SkyCargo...
Posted On 24 Oct 2018

Nabeel Hamza creates history – tops global shipping academic rankings

A Sri Lankan emerged with the top marks in the world across two subjects in the 2017/18 academic year examinations conducted by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, UK (ICS UK). Nabeel Hamza will be felicitated together with his fellow graduates at an award ceremony conducted...
Posted On 06 Oct 2018

Advantis Engineering Builds State-Of-The-Art School in Batticaloa Utilizing Upcycled Shipping Containers

Advantis Engineering, a subsidiary of Hayleys Advantis Limited, recently completed the design, construction and installation of the first school to be built out of shipping containers – The Headway School of Languages in Batticaloa. Utilizing the company’s innovative space...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018

A special meeting convened at SLPA to discuss Trincomalee Port Development

Following the recent inspection visit byHon.Minister of Ports and Shipping Mahinda Samarasinghe  in the Eastern Province and specially to  the Port of Trincomalee, a special meeting was convened with the initiative of the Governor of Eastern Province Hon. Rohitha Bogollagama at...
Posted On 27 Sep 2018


  Is now the largest tea logistics service provider in Sri Lanka Largest investment of Rs. 800 Mn by any tea broker in 150 year tea industry   May 07th Colombo Sri Lanka:  Asia Siyaka whose 20 year history is founded on a reputation for innovation and dynamism and been...
Posted On 11 May 2018

Advantis Projects and COSCO Shipping Handle Logistics for Country’s First 10MW Biomass Power Plant Moves Over 7000CBM of Equipment from China to Moneragala

Continuing to support the nation’s power and energy sector, Advantis Projects announced that it had been appointed as the logistics solutions provider for COSCO Shipping Project Logistics Co., LTD who secured the total transportation of the country’s first 10MW biomass power...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018

Hayleys Advantis Does the Heavy Lifting for IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo

Lending its expertise in end to end logistics management to ‘Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo’, Hayleys Advantis announced that it is handling the movement of all cargo being brought to Colombo from the IRONMAN regional hub in Malaysia. Advantis’ teams in Colombo are...
Posted On 25 Feb 2018

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

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

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

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