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SLPA fetes retired employees for outstanding service

The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) employees retired recently have been awarded gold medals for their outstanding service in a ceremony held at the Mahapola Ports & Maritime Academy, last week. 140 employees retired recently from SLPA have been awarded in this ceremony held...
Posted On 18 Mar 2019
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The final workshop on National Port Master Plan realizes a promising and efficiently sustainable future for SL commercial port sector

The final workshop on National Port Master Plan (NPMP) organized together with the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Southern Development and the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) was held today (07.03.2019) at Hotel Kingsbury, Colombo with a large gathering of local and foreign...
Posted On 09 Mar 2019
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Mountain Hawk Express Recertified as CarbonConscious® for a Second Consecutive Year.

Mountain Hawk Express (Pvt) Ltd (MHE), Licensee of FedEx Express in Sri Lanka, has reinforced its commitment to the environment by renewing its CarbonConscious® certification, awarded by The Sustainable Future Group (SFG). MHE was Sri Lanka’s first transportation and logistics...
Posted On 26 Feb 2019
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SLPA launches its exclusive news website news.slpa.lk

Sri Lanka Ports Authority in collaboration with the Ministry of Ports,Shipping and Southern Development  launched its exclusive and dedicated  news website news.slpa.lk today, 21st February 2019. The launch took place at a function held at the auditorium of the Ministry of Ports,...
Posted On 23 Feb 2019
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Mr.Kavan Ratnayaka assumes duties as the Chairman, Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA)

Mr.Kavan Ratnayaka has been appointed the new Chairman of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA). Mr.Ratnayaka assumed duties as the Chairman of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) today, 17.01.2019 with blessings of the Triple Gem at the Chairman’s office of SLPA. Speaking at the event,...
Posted On 19 Jan 2019
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Deputy Minister of Ports and Shipping assumes duties

The newly appointed Honourable Deputy Minister of Ports and Shipping, Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed Maharoof, MP, assumed duties yesterday, Monday, 14 January 2019. He assumed duties following religious observances. The event was held under the patronage of the Honourable Minister of...
Posted On 16 Jan 2019
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Ports and Maritime Affairs Professional as Secretary Ports, Shipping and Southern Development

Dr Parakrama Dissanayake, Chairman, Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA)  was appointed as the Secretary to the Ministry of Ports & Shipping and Southern Development by His Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena, on 21 December 2018.
Posted On 28 Dec 2018
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Hayleys Advantis Unveils Sri Lanka’s Largest Distribution Hub

Hayleys Advantis Limited ceremonially unveiled Sri Lanka’s largest distribution hub – Advantis 3PL Plus Logistics City – in Kotugoda, Ja-ela recently. This is part of the company’s strategic capacity building and expansion efforts aimed at serving its clients better through...
Posted On 20 Dec 2018
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CICT to enhance Colombo Port’s deep water capacity by March 2019

Announces addition of 2 new mega QGCs, 6 RTGs & 12 Prime Movers to enable handling of 22,000+ TEU vessels Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) has announced a significant equipment addition that will enhance the terminal’s deep water capacity and make Colombo one...
Posted On 16 Dec 2018
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EFL facilitates significant cross-border logistics movement between Bangladesh and India

EFL achieved a significant milestone in cross-border trade by creating a tailor-made logistics solution and acting as the key facilitator to handle the very first bonded Cross-Border Land-Air Transshipment, on behalf of a leading European retail brand. This alternative efficient...
Posted On 08 Dec 2018
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Remarkable Growth of Cruise Ships at Port of Colombo

A remarkable growth of the cruise ships calling at the Port of Colombo has been reported in this year. According to the records of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority, 45 cruise ships have been called at Port of Colombo in last 10 months of this year which is 28.8 % increasement...
Posted On 04 Dec 2018
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Oki Doki to Transform the Digital Transportation Sphere in the Country

Introducing increased efficiency, optimization, speed and timing to transport management and merchant delivery, Expolanka Holdings PLC invests in ‘Oki Doki’, a one-stop digital transportation solutions provider. The Company provides holistic transportation management and...
Posted On 29 Nov 2018