Shipping / Aviation

Dhashma Karunaratne elected as WILAT Sri Lanka’s new chairperson

/ Monday, 22 May 2017 01:17

Seated from left: Vijitha Weerasinghe, Amra Zareer, Dr. Priyangani Jayasundara, Gayani de Alwis, Dhashma Karunaratne, Niroza Gazzali, Anoma Ranasin...


WISTA Sri Lanka partners with YSP of CASA to host Career Day 2017

/ Monday, 22 May 2017 01:15

Nilu Wickramasinghe The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Sri Lanka partnered with Young Shippi...


Hapag-UASC clears merger hurdle

/ Monday, 22 May 2017 01:14

German shipping line Hapag Lloyd has come a step nearer to merging with United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) following UASC’s agreement to rep...


Major step forward in application of 3D printing techniques in maritime sector

/ Monday, 22 May 2017 01:13

Damen Shipyards Group has entered a cooperative consortium with RamLab, Promarin, Autodesk and Bureau Veritas, which marks a major step forward in ...


Eagle Logistics strengthens automotive logistics arm with Tiger Logistics India

/ Monday, 22 May 2017 01:12

Eagle Logistics Managing Director Asanga Weerackody and Tiger Logistics Managing Director Harpreet Singh ]Automotive Logistics is one of th...


SriLankan Aviation College unveils ultimate learning experience

/ Monday, 22 May 2017 00:04

SriLankan Aviation College General Manager Primal De Silva (left) and SriLankan Airlines Media Development Manager Deepal Perera – P...


Qatar Airways Cargo makes major announcements at Air Cargo Europe 2017

/ Monday, 22 May 2017 00:03

The Climate Control Centre, a new transit facility for temperature-controlled shipments at the Doha hub, The Qatar Airways Cargo two-...


Malaysia’s Malindo Air takes delivery of very first Boeing 737 MAX

/ Monday, 22 May 2017 00:02

Malindo Air, a Malaysian airline, has taken delivery of Boeing’s first 737 MAX 8. “We are thrilled to partner with Boeing to take the d...


SIA Cargo to be re-integrated as division within Singapore Airlines

/ Monday, 22 May 2017 00:01

Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) wholly-owned subsidiary, SIA Cargo, is to be re-integrated as a division within SIA, a move intended to improve eff...


World Bank calls for greater competitiveness by South Asia’s container ports

/ Wednesday, 17 May 2017 00:00

South Asia has had outstanding economic growth in the last two decades and could grab a bigger share of international trade, but inefficiencies in ...


Australia unveils massive new shipbuilding plan

/ Wednesday, 17 May 2017 00:00

AFP: Australia revealed details of a massive shipbuilding strategy Tuesday, its largest peacetime naval investment, with plans to construct dozens ...


Time for South Asia shipping and logistics to rise

/ Wednesday, 17 May 2017 00:00

South Asia in Asia Asia continues to dominate global economic growth and South Asia as a subsector of Asia is positively indicating over 6%...


Maritime and Port Authority in Singapore honours “K” Line Group

/ Wednesday, 17 May 2017 00:00

“K” Line Pte. Ltd. (KLPL), a 100% subsidiary of Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd, which plays an important role for the “K” Line g...


Australian Border Force vessel visits Sri Lanka

/ Wednesday, 17 May 2017 00:00

The Australian Border Force’s largest patrol vessel Ocean Shield arrived in Trincomalee Port today as part of an official visit to Sri Lanka....


Emirates Group announces 2016/17 results

/ Monday, 15 May 2017 01:45

Group records 29th consecutive year of profit of $ 670 million Steady business growth in line with capacity increases, resul...


Young Shipping Professionals of CASA lure youth

/ Monday, 15 May 2017 01:44

Pick 10 schools in Southern province covering 550 students for career guidance program   Young Shipping P...


TSD Antigoon calls Colombo for major layup and drydocking repairs

/ Monday, 15 May 2017 01:44

The Dredging International/International Seaport Dredging, Belgium owned Trailing Suction Dredger Antigoon (DWT12, 948, LOA: 115.00 M, Bea...


Dubai Maritime City Authority team visits Maersk Maritime Training Center

/ Monday, 15 May 2017 01:25

A delegation from the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), recently visited the Maersk Maritime Training Center, the first-of-its-kind centre in t...


EFL completes major training capacity expansion drive

/ Monday, 15 May 2017 01:24

Opens new auditorium and launches e-learning platform catering to growing demand for logistics services Opens new auditorium and launch...


Mercmarine Training awards Rs. 2 m worth scholarships to two female merchant navy cadets

/ Monday, 15 May 2017 01:23

Mercmarine Training, Sri Lanka’s foremost merchant seamen training institute, presented scholarships worth Rs. 2 million to two fema...


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Tiny commitments from a thousand homes – mind separating matter!

25 May 2017

     Some may be wondering after Meethotamulla where all the Colombo waste is going. However, I do have a feeling that most had no idea whatsoever where things were disappearing into until the pictures of Meethotamul...


Why do agricultural value chains fail? Part V: Incentives to exploit

24 May 2017

Introduction Farming is better when it is done collectively. Collaboration might happen between farmers, traders and agricultural extension officers. The collaborations can be at different strength levels, for example in some farmer commun...


Implications for democracy?

24 May 2017

A review of ‘Disposable Leaders’ by Rodney Tiffen By Laksiri Fernando ‘Your opponents sit opposite you, while your enemies sit behind.’ They stab. This is the background story related by Rodney Tiffen, in his ever...


Yahapalanaya unleashes rabid dogs

23 May 2017

BBS leader Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero   Post-war Sri Lanka saw Buddhist extremism targeting the Muslim community with the euphoria of the victory over the Liberation Tigers of ThamilEelam (LTTE). The MahindaRajap...


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