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Monday, January 8, 2024
Allied Warships Trickle Into Red Sea Coalition
Navy

Allied Warships Trickle Into Red Sea Coalition

by John Konrad (gCaptain) In the Red Sea, Operation Prosperity Guardian (OPG) is witnessing a gradual increase in naval strength. Led by the United States, OPG

January 8, 2024
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Wednesday, November 8, 2023
Panoramic view of the ship yard and dock of the Port Of Colombo, Sri Lanka
News

US Commits Over $500 Million to Develop Sri Lanka Container Terminal

(Bloomberg) — The US will provide $553 million in financing for a port terminal in Sri Lanka’s capital being developed by Indian billionaire Gautam

November 8, 2023
Total Views: 2306

Sunday, August 28, 2022
China, India Spar Over Controversial Ship’s Call in Sri Lanka
Maritime Security

China, India Spar Over Controversial Ship’s Call in Sri Lanka

By Subhadip Sircar (Bloomberg) –India and China traded insults over their diverging interests in Sri Lanka, after a controversial Chinese scientific

August 28, 2022
Total Views: 5468

Wednesday, July 27, 2022
COLOMBO Sri Lanka Pilot Boat
Ports

Oil Tankers Stop Calling On Pakistan And Sri Lanka

By Elizabeth Low and Faseeh Mangi (Bloomberg) An unprecedented energy crisis that’s gripping some of the most densely-populated and impoverished parts of

July 27, 2022
Total Views: 7338

Saturday, May 28, 2022
Colombo Port, Sri Lanka. Photo Credit: Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA)
Ports

Ships Divert to India As Sri Lanka Crisis Slows Colombo Port

By Ann Koh and Anusha Ondaatjie (Bloomberg) –Sri Lanka’s political turmoil is prompting some shipping lines to detour to Indian ports instead of

May 28, 2022
Total Views: 1684

Bankrupt Sri Lanka Takes Russia Oil As Fuel Crisis Persists
Shipping

Bankrupt Sri Lanka Takes Russia Oil As Fuel Crisis Persists

By Anusha Ondaatjie, Asantha Sirimanne and Elizabeth Low (Bloomberg) –Sri Lanka is receiving Russian crude oil that it will use to make fuel as the

May 28, 2022
Total Views: 2159

Saturday, April 2, 2022
Vessel Carrying Essential Supplies To Sri Lanka Is Forced To Depart Due To Inability To Pay
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
Total Views: 4789

India To Ship Rice To Sri Lanka In First Major Food Aid
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: 2253

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
Total Views: 6743

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
containership
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: 96

Saturday, July 29, 2017
Sri Lanka Signs $1.1 Billion China Port Deal
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: 63

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Sri Lanka Approves $180 Million Shipbuilding Order at Colombo Dockyard
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
Total Views: 74

Monday, August 5, 2013
Sri Lanka Opens First Phase Of Chinese-Funded Port Expansion
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
Total Views: 35

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: 5

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: 35
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