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Saturday, April 2, 2022
Shipping

Vessel Carrying Essential Supplies To Sri Lanka Is Forced To Depart Due To Inability To Pay

By Uditha Jayasinghe COLOMBO, April 2 (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s government imposed a weekend curfew on Saturday, even as hundreds of lawyers urged

April 2, 2022
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Shipping

India To Ship Rice To Sri Lanka In First Major Food Aid

By Rajendra Jadhav and Uditha Jayasinghe MUMBAI/COLOMBO, April 2 (Reuters) – Indian traders have started loading 40,000 tonnes of rice for

April 2, 2022
Total Views: 1782

Friday, May 21, 2021
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Accidents

Cargo Fire Erupts on Containership Off Sri Lanka

A fire erupted in the cargo area of a containership anchored near Colombo, Sri Lanka on Thursday, and officials suspect chemicals could be to blame. The Sri

May 21, 2021
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
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Maritime News

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

June 26, 2018
Total Views: 58

Saturday, July 29, 2017
Ports

Sri Lanka Signs $1.1 Billion China Port Deal

by Ranga Sirilal and Shihar Aneez (Reuters) – Sri Lanka signed a long delayed $1.1 billion deal on Saturday to lease its southern Hambantota port to

July 29, 2017
Total Views: 20

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
News

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

March 1, 2017
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Monday, August 5, 2013
News

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

August 5, 2013
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Tuesday, July 30, 2013
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Incidents

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

July 30, 2013
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Monday, February 18, 2013
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News

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

February 18, 2013
Total Views: 2

Thursday, January 17, 2013
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Uncategorized

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

January 17, 2013
Total Views: 11