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Sri Lanka plane crash claims 4 lives  

Sri Lanka plane crash claims 4 lives  

  A Sri Lankan Air force flight crashed in the central part of the country on Friday killing all four people on board, officials said. The aircraft, a Chinese built...

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ITF urges Sri Lanka to release detained Ukrainian captain

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has called on the Sri Lankan government to release a Ukrainian seafarer who has been detained in Sri Lanka since...

Sri Lanka, Japan, India ink deal to develop Colombo South Port 

Sri Lanka, Japan, India ink deal to develop Colombo South Port 

Sri Lanka, Japan, and India have reached an agreement to cooperate on the development of Colombo South Port’s East Container Terminal (ECT) in Sri Lanka. The...

Sri Lanka to move naval base to Chinese controlled port

Sri Lanka to move naval base to Chinese controlled port

Sri Lanka on Monday said it is shifting a naval base to a port built and controlled by China. The move is expected to strengthen security at a harbour that foreign...

Sri Lanka signs $1.1bn China port deal

Sri Lanka signs $1.1bn China port deal

Sri Lanka signed a long delayed $1.1 billion deal on Saturday to lease its southern Hambantota port to China ignoring an appeal by opposition parties to debate the pact...

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MSC mega-boxship ablaze off Sri Lanka 

A fire is being battled onboard the 14,000 TEU MSC mega-boxship off Sri Lanka. The MSC Daniela sent a distress at 11am on Tuesday about 120 nautical miles off the coast...

Sri Lanka's CICT hits 2m TEU milestone

Sri Lanka’s CICT hits 2m TEU milestone

Sri Lanka-based Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) has recorded a 28 percent increase in its yearly container volume, handling 2 million TEUs in 2016,...