The Emirates Group’s business response to COVID-19

  ·         Emirates retains cargo operations, but temporarily suspends most passenger operations by 25 March ·         dnata significantly reduces operations, including temporary closure of operations at some international locations where demand is low ·         Group implements...
Posted On 23 Mar 2020

CICT ends 2019 with 2.9 mn. teus, 40% of Colombo Port’s volume

Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) has announced it handled a total of 2.9 million teus in 2019, achieving an 8.6 per cent increase in its throughput and accounting for 40 per cent of the volume of the Port of Colombo in the 12 months ending 31st December 2019. The...
Posted On 04 Jan 2020

CEVA Logistics strengthens its presence in Sri Lanka with a new operation

Fully-integrated network capabilities will open up new opportunities Sri Lanka represents a growing and strategic market for CEVA Logistics As it further extends its capabilities across Asia, CEVA Logistics has set up a new operation in Sri Lanka officially opening the CEVA Sri...
Posted On 05 Nov 2019

EFL bags Best Exporter for Logistics Services at Presidential Export Awards 2018/19

Expolanka Freight (Pvt) Ltd (EFL), a pioneer provider of global logistics took home the award for Best Exporter of Logistics Services, at the Presidential Export Awards (PEA) 2018/19, held on 19 September 2019 at the BMICH. Now on its 23rd consecutive year, the PEA is held to...
Posted On 10 Oct 2019

SLPA in collaboration with the JCT, SAGT and CICT holds the 2nd Port of Colombo Awards

The 2nd consecutive  Port of  Colombo Awards Night organized by Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) in collaboration with the Jaya Container Terminal (JCT), South Asia Gateway Terminals (SAGT) and the Colombo International Container Terminals(CICT)  was  held recently  at the...
Posted On 02 Sep 2019

Emirates SkyCargo wins special recognition in Malaysia

Award from MAB Kargo for highest air cargo tonnage at Kuala Lumpur Air cargo carrier sees 17% growth in cargo transported in one year Operated multiple cargo charters including a special flight for solar panels to Zambia Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, was...
Posted On 24 Aug 2019

Minister inspects the construction of SLPA’s new Maritime Facilitation Center

Honourable Minister of Ports, Shipping & Southern Development Sagala Ratnayaka has made a field visit to inspect the construction of new Administrative Building (Maritime Facilitation Center) of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) on 8 July 2019. SLPA will be setting up its new...
Posted On 13 Jul 2019

CICT voted Best Container Terminal in Asia for 3rd successive year

Beats terminals in China, Indonesia and Thailand to win coveted AFLAS award in Under 4 million TEUs category The CMPort managed Colombo International Container Terminal (CICT), the only deep water terminal in the Port of Colombo, has been voted the Best Container Terminal in Asia...
Posted On 20 Jun 2019

Emirates SkyCargo strengthens its pharma capabilities

·         Air cargo carrier unveils purpose-built pharma facility at Chicago ·         Pharma Corridors programme extended to 20 stations globally ·         Dubai hub receives successful GDP re-certification Reinforcing its position as the global market leader for the air...
Posted On 10 Jun 2019

Signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation among Sri Lanka, Japan, and India on the Development of the Colombo South Port in Sri Lanka.

The Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) among the three governments of Sri Lanka, Japan and India on the development of the East Container Terminal (ECT) located in the Colombo South Port was signed in Colombo on Tuesday, 28 May 2019. As a hub of the Indian Ocean, the development of...
Posted On 28 May 2019

Sri Lanka Ports Authority, Chaitya Road, Colombo 1.

The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) observes recent reports in the press about the envisaged Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between the three governments of Sri Lanka, Japan and India on the East Container Terminal of the Port of Colombo and makes the following release to both...
Posted On 27 May 2019

Port of Colombo Container Volumes up by 9.1% in April 2019

The Port of Colombo Container Volumes recorded an increase in the month of April 2019 by 9.1% compared to the same period last year.  Port of Colombo comprising of Jaya Container Terminal (JCT), South Asia Gateway Terminal (SAGT) and the Colombo International Container Terminal...
Posted On 27 May 2019