Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Vehicle transshipment gathering momentum at Sri Lanka's southern port
Sat, Jul 7, 2012, 09:51 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 07, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Southern port Magampura Mahinda Rajapaksa Harbor in Hambantota is slowly gathering momentum as a transshipment hub of vehicles, Sri Lanka Ports Authority says.

A vehicle carrier, CSAV RIO ILLAPEL MONROVIA with a load of 460 vehicles arrived in Hambantota port yesterday from Japan via Singapore and Chennai.

This is the fifth ship that arrived in the port since the vehicle import and export operations were shifted to Hambantota port from May 31 this year.

The port will commence reshipping of the vehicles to Middle Eastern countries on July 12.

Sri Lanka Ports Authority says that four more ships are scheduled to arrive in the port within the next few days.

. The Ports Authority said that the Magampura Harbor is earning a high income as a result of the transshipment process.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka Navy arrests 16 Indian fishermen for poaching in island waters
-- [5 hours ago]
Private sector technical team proposes to hold off the abolition of current SVAT system
-- [5 hours ago]
Pakistan, Sri Lanka relations firmly standing on the pillars of mutual trust and respect - High Commissioner
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to introduce new legislation to replace old Acts in financial sector to meet present day needs
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lankan woman nabbed at Bangalore airport for drug smuggling
-- [8 hours ago]
U.S. suggests Sri Lanka government to make a public strategy and time table to fulfill UN commitments
-- [8 hours ago]
Pakistan to showcase Gandhara art in Sri Lanka at the Vesak Festival
-- [8 hours ago]
Major General Mahesh Senanayake appointed Chief of Staff in Sri Lanka Army
World Water Day: U.S. Embassy helps provide clean drinking water in rural Sri Lanka
Finance Minister pays surprise visit to Sri Lanka Customs

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.