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United States Commits Half Billion Dollars to Port Infrastructure in Colombo

The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) today announced it has committed more than half a billion dollars to support the development of a deepwater shipping container terminal in the…

Wan Hai adds Colombo call as Sri Lanka repairs unrest damage

Wan Hai Lines has added a call at Colombo, Sri Lanka, to its Asia-US East Coast service. On 16 May, the newly built 13,000 teu Wan Hai A10 docked at…

Crisis in Colombo port drives shipping lines to alternative routes

Due to the ongoing political unrest in Sri Lanka, shipping lines are going for transshipment routes that do not pass through the port of Colombo for the transport of goods…

China’s Global Network of Shipping Ports Reveal Beijing’s Strategy

VOA News: A powerhouse in global trade, China has more shipping ports at home than any other country. Key investments add about another 100 ports in at least 60 nations.…

India Denies Approving Sri Lanka’s WCT Deal with Adani group

India on Friday denied Sri Lanka’s announcement that New Delhi had cleared the proposal of an Adani group company to develop the West Container Terminal (WCT) at Colombo port, according to…

Sri Lanka brings back offer of developing deep-sea port to India and Japan

Sri Lanka is once again offering a strategically located deep-sea port to India and Japan as the island seeks to balance traditional ties against China’s rising regional influence. The government…

Sri Lanka halts port deal with India and Japan

Sri Lanka on Tuesday scrapped a deal to develop a major port terminal with India and Japan amid weeks-long protests by trade unions and opposition parties while India called on…

MSC to launch a new direct service from India to West Africa with a call at Port of Colombo

The World’s second-largest shipping line, the Mediterranean Shipping Company(MSC) announced a new direct service, MSC India Africa Service (IAS) from India to West Africa with a call at Port of…