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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Chinese Firm Pays $584 Million to Secure 99-Year Lease of Sri Lanka Port
COLOMBO, June 20 (Reuters) – China Merchants Port Holdings has made a $584 million payment as part of a $1.12 billion deal to operate Sri Lanka’s deep sea Hambantota port,...
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Sri Lanka Approves $180 Million Shipbuilding Order at Colombo Dockyard
COLOMBO, March 1 (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s cabinet has approved the awarding of a $180 million deal for three offshore patrol vessels for the country’s coast guard to Colombo Dockyard...
Monday, August 5, 2013
Sri Lanka Opens First Phase Of Chinese-Funded Port Expansion
By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO, Aug 5 (Reuters) – On Monday, Sri Lanka commenced the first phase of a $500 million container terminal, part of a Chinese-funded expansion...
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Chemical Tanker Fairchem Sabre Rescues 73 Offshore Sri Lanka
Images via Sri Lanka Navy While enroute to Zhangjiagang, China, the chemical tanker Fairchem Sabre responded to a distress call from an overcrowded trawler which was packed full of 73 Sri...
Monday, February 18, 2013
Myanmar Migrant Survivors Tell Of Throwing Dead Overboard
By Ranga Sirilal and Shihar Aneez COLOMBO – Myanmar nationals rescued from a sinking ship by the Sri Lankan Navy have told of throwing 98 people overboard after they died...
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Iranian Cargo Ship Busts out of Sri Lanka After Being Arrested for Unpaid Debts
By Shihar Aneez and Jonathan Saul COLOMBO/LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) – An Iranian-flagged cargo ship has fled Sri Lanka’s waters after weeks of detention by its navy, acting on a...
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