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Sri Lanka, India sign deal to redevelop aging oil terminal

Sri Lanka has entered into an agreement with India to redevelop a strategic oil terminal that has nearly 100 large oil tanks, Sri Lanka’s Energy Ministry announced.The signing of the agreement came two days after the Sri Lanka’s Cabinet approved the …
Jan 11, 2022 / Curious

New Fortress Energy and Government of Sri Lanka Sign Agreement for LNG Terminal and Gas Supply to Power Plants

New Fortress Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: NFE) (“New Fortress”) announced today that it has signed a Framework Agreement (the “Agreement”) with the Government of Sri Lanka to construct a new offshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving, storage and …
Jul 12, 2021 / Curious

Singapore-registered Containership ‘X-Press Pearl’ - Operations Underway to Minimise Environmental Impact (Video)

A Singapore-registered containership ‘X-Press Pearl’ had caught fire on 20 May 2021 in the waters of Sri Lanka after departing from the Indian port of Hazira. As reported by the ship operator, X-Press Feeders, the ship was carrying 1,486 containers …
Jun 3, 2021 / Accidents

Adani Ports Bolsters Its Global Footprint With Colombo Port’s West Container Terminal

Adani Ports partners John Keells Holdings PLC and Sri Lankan Port Authority (SLPA) to develop the West Container Terminal (WCT) of Colombo Port in Sri Lanka on a Build, Operate and Transfer basis for a period of 35 years.The Colombo Port is the most …
Mar 16, 2021 / Curious

VLCC New Diamond catches fire in Sri Lankan waters (Video)

There is no risk of the New Diamond tanker, as of now, in spilling oil into the ocean following the fire accident, said the Sri Lankan navySri Lanka Navy said that it has been trying to douse fire raging from a very large crude carrier (VLCC) called …
Sep 4, 2020 / Accidents

Hapag-Lloyd launches South-East India – Europe Express Service

IEX to start operations in October 2019To further strengthen and optimize its market-leading position in South-east India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to and from North Europe, Hapag-Lloyd will be launching the new South-East India – Europe Express …
Jul 18, 2019 / Vessels

Colombo Dockyard Delivers KDDI Cable Infinity Built for Kokusai Cable Ship Co.Ltd. Japan

Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC) delivered the first ever modern Cable Laying Vessel built for Kokusai Cable Ship Co. Ltd. (KCS) Japan, on 21st June 2019 attended by a host of dignitaries. This is the biggest ever vessel, price-wise as well as …
Jun 25, 2019 / Vessels

Sri Lanka signs port deal with India, Japan

Sri Lanka has signed a deal with India and Japan to develop a deep-sea container terminal here amid increasing forays by China which has taken a strategic port on a 99-year lease that has worried New Delhi.The three countries will jointly build the …
May 31, 2019 / Curious