Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Japan assists to increase dredging capacity of Sri Lanka fishery harbors
Wed, Jan 16, 2013, 01:55 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 16, Colombo: The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) under its Japanese Grant Aid Scheme has agreed to grant a dredger to Sri Lanka to increase the dredging capacity at the state-run fishery harbors.

On a request from the Sri Lankan government JICA study team has conducted a survey on the maintenance dredging at the fishery harbors of the Ceylon Fishery Harbor Corporation (CFHC) in the country and found that the existing maintenance dredging capacity is insufficient.

The team has proposed adding a new dredging machine with annual dredging capacity of 63,000 cubic meters to the existing fleet.

JICA has agreed to provide a Grab Hopper Dredger Machine designed for the required capacity. JICA would provide the dredger to the CFHC after gaining approval from government of Japan.

The government and JICA today signed the Minutes of Discussion for the dredger in the presence of Fisheries Minister Rajitha Senaratne, Secretary Damitha De Zoysa, Chairman CFHC Upali Liyanage, General Manager G P Abeysekera and JICA Chief Representative Harumi Ao.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Chinese Leader concludes visit to Sri Lanka, leaves for India
-- [8 hours ago]
Speeding vehicle knocks down ruling party Uva PC candidate in Sri Lanka
-- [9 hours ago]
Pope approves canonization for Sri Lanka's first saint
Over 50,000 estate Tamil youth in Sri Lanka unable to vote at Uva PC election
Sri Lanka political parties hold final campaign rallies for Uva PC election today
Central Bank releases publication on Socio-Economic Data - 2014 of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka's trade deficit widens 55.2 percent in July 2014 mainly due to oil imports
Indian authorities to question Sri Lankan spy suspect
Norway has no interest in creating communal tension in Sri Lanka - envoy
Sri Lanka, China leaders inaugurate Colombo Port City Project

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.