Views - 83 Monday, 13 August 2018 01:11
As a recognition of the long association between CINEC and CASA, two full scholarships in the Professional Diploma in Shipping Management program were awarded to Ashwani Dissanayake and Kajini Ediriweera at the CASA AGM which was held on 25 July.
Views - 47 Monday, 13 August 2018 01:08
A high level government delegation from Japan visited the Hambantota Port recently and was ceremonially welcomed by the port operator, Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG). This visit by the Japanese delegation comes soon after the goodwill cal
Views - 34 Monday, 6 August 2018 00:00
DUBAI, AFP: Dubai’s government said Thursday its port operator DP World has won a London court battle against Djibouti after the Horn of Africa nation cancelled a terminal contract.
Views - 150 Monday, 6 August 2018 00:00
Women in Logistics and Transport (WiLAT) Sri Lanka; a forum of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Sri Lanka organised a field visit to Cinnamon Air Hangar and Terminal at Katunayake recently, with the objective of providing an
Views - 39 Monday, 6 August 2018 00:00
Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) celebrated the 39th anniversary on 1 August amidst a series of religious activities to bring blessings to the institution and its workforce.
Views - 81 Monday, 6 August 2018 00:00
The Sri Lankan arm of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) held its Annual General Meeting recently, electing office bearers for the year 2018/19.
Views - 42 Monday, 6 August 2018 00:00
CL Synergy, a pioneer in providing integrated innovative logistics and freight forwarding solutions, bagged a prestigious award at the Logistics & Transport Excellence Award for exemplary service.
Views - 237 Monday, 6 August 2018 00:00
John Keells Logistics Ltd. (JKLL), a fully owned subsidiary of John Keells Holdings PLC, and a keydthird Party Logistics Services Provider (LSP) in the Sri Lankan Market, has embarked on commissioning its flagship Global LogisticsrCentre with a footp
Views - 40 Monday, 6 August 2018 00:00
A landmark joint meeting to discuss a number of maritime industry related issues was held recently, initiated by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) and Sri Lanka Customs (SLC) with the members of the Ceylon Association of Shipping Agents (CASA) and
Views - 228 Monday, 6 August 2018 00:00
Just about six months into its operations, and the Hambantota port is gearing up to become the No. 1 port in the region. A combination of factors, carefully designed and put together is set to propel this port to the top slot in the maritime world ma
Views - 26 Tuesday, 31 July 2018 00:00
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Investigators released a report on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on Monday, saying the Boeing 777’s controls were likely deliberately manipulated to take it off course but they were not able to determine who was re
Views - 107 Tuesday, 31 July 2018 00:00
SriLankan Airlines has welcomed its newest and final addition to the Airbus A321 Neo fleet. The aircraft arrived from Hamburg via Abu Dhabi on 29 July. Religious observances were held this morning at the engineering A320 hangar in Katunayake, to bes
Views - 2099 Monday, 30 July 2018 00:20
Comparing the recently disclosed monthly salary of Suren Ratwatte to that of the previous CEO shows a staggering 118% increase, from Rs. 1.5 million to Rs. 3.2 million, making Ratwatte the highest-paid CEO in the history of the airline.
Views - 30 Monday, 30 July 2018 00:18
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Airlines Ltd reported a 59% fall in first-quarter net profit, below analyst expectations, due to a rise in the oil price, lower airfares and a lack of one-off items that had boosted the prior year.
Views - 18 Monday, 30 July 2018 00:17
Cathay Pacific has undertaken a proof-of-technology trial of Bluetooth low-energy (BLE) beacons in the Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal, the airline’s cargo hub in Hong Kong.
Views - 24 Monday, 30 July 2018 00:15
Qatar Airways finalized an order for five 777 Freighters at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow in England.
Views - 22 Monday, 30 July 2018 00:14
Reuters - IndiGo Airlines has grounded five Airbus A320neo planes at New Delhi airport after issues with Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines, India’s biggest low-cost carrier said last week.
Views - 22 Monday, 30 July 2018 00:07
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A dead baby was found abandoned inside the lavatory of an AirAsia India flight that landed in New Delhi last week, police and the airline said.
Views - 43 Monday, 30 July 2018 00:00
COSCO Shipping Lines, the container shipping arm of state conglomerate China Cosco Shipping Group, has been hit by a cyber attack that has disabled its IT systems in the US.
Views - 31 Monday, 30 July 2018 00:00
Container shipments in the combined eastbound Europe to the Middle East and South Asia trade performed well in the first quarter, rising by 5.2% year-on-year, according to Container Trade Statistics.
Views - 59 Monday, 30 July 2018 00:00
New US rules governing service contracts and non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC) service agreements will enter into force next month as the US seeks to streamline the regulatory costs and burdens for ocean shipping businesses and their custom
Views - 354 Monday, 30 July 2018 00:00
The Ceylon Association of Shipping Agents (CASA), the apex body that represents shipping in Sri Lanka, held its 52nd Annual General Meeting on 25 July at the Balmoral hall of The Kingsbury Hotel amidst a large gathering of over 400 participants.
Views - 187 Wednesday, 25 July 2018 00:00
The first ever National Logistics and Transport Excellence Awards ceremony organised by the Chartered Institute of Logistics
Views - 94 Wednesday, 25 July 2018 00:00
The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) is set to launch a national ports master plan, followed by a comprehensive maritime and logistics policy, a top official confirmed yesterday.
Views - 35 Wednesday, 25 July 2018 00:00
Tel Aviv (Reuters): Israel’s Zim Integrated Shipping Services said on 19 July, it will cooperate with Maersk Line and
Views - 58 Wednesday, 25 July 2018 00:00
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Sri Lanka held its first membership drive for the year 2018
Views - 291 Monday, 23 July 2018 00:00
In the recent times, Bangladesh has been making strides in her social and economic development, emerging as a functioning democracy and stable and prosperous economy in spite of numerous challenges and constraints.
Views - 90 Monday, 23 July 2018 00:00
The 3rd Sri Lanka–Japan Dialogue on Maritime Security, Safety and Oceanic Issues was held on 19 July at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Colombo.
Views - 19 Monday, 23 July 2018 00:00
Korean Air has launched cargo flights between Incheon and Delhi, India on 17 July.
Views - 48 Monday, 23 July 2018 00:00
Alitalia, the Flag Carrier of Italy reported double-digit passenger revenues increase (+10.6%) in June. Revenues up by 7.3% in second quarter 2018.
Friday, 16 November 2018
This is an easy-peasy, elementary effort of an ordinary citizen to comprehend the mad scramble for power among the political class. It is undertaken in the belief that the crisis we face is an opportunity to reject the family kleptocracy of Mahinda R
Thursday, 15 November 2018
A small step was taken by a sovereign court the day before yesterday. It was a giant leap for the supremacy of the Constitution over all three arms of government in a recently benighted Sri Lanka. As well as being the tangible proof of intra-governme
Thursday, 15 November 2018
“We must never forget that the only real source of power we as judges can tap is the respect of the people” –Justice Thurgood Marshall
Thursday, 15 November 2018
“… I think, that the intellectual is an individual endowed with a faculty of representing, embodying, articulating a message, a view, an attitude, philosophy or opinion to, as well as for, a public. And this role has an edge to it, and cannot be