Views - 22 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 - 52 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 - 312 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 - 155 Wednesday, 25 July 2018 00:00
The first ever National Logistics and Transport Excellence Awards ceremony organised by the Chartered Institute of Logistics
Views - 69 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 - 27 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 - 42 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 - 103 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 - 52 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 - 9 Monday, 23 July 2018 00:00
Korean Air has launched cargo flights between Incheon and Delhi, India on 17 July.
Views - 30 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.
Views - 8 Monday, 23 July 2018 00:00
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters): Malaysia will release on 30 July a long-awaited report into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the transport minister said on Friday.
Views - 12 Monday, 23 July 2018 00:00
Air Italy showcased its brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft in the airline’s new livery for the first time at Farnborough International Airshow 2018. The aircraft was delivered to the airline just last week and flew straight to the airshow for spec
Views - 13 Monday, 23 July 2018 00:00
FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters): Boeing claimed victory after outselling rival Airbus at last week’s Farnborough Airshow, where the world’s largest planemakers repeated last year’s comparable haul of around 900 orders with the help of leasing i
Views - 69 Monday, 16 July 2018 00:00
Centre for the Law of the Sea at the Pathfinder Foundation headed by Admiral Professor Jayanath Colombage, conducted a three-day national level seminar/workshop on International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code) at Mahapola Ports and M
Views - 20 Monday, 16 July 2018 00:00
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Chinese imports to U.S. ports rose more than expected in June, suggesting that some retailers moved up orders to insulate themselves from an intensifying trade war that threatens to send up costs on a growing number of consume
Views - 33 Monday, 16 July 2018 00:00
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd is cutting costs to cope with a rise in fuel prices that led it to slash full year earnings forecasts last month, its chief executive told shareholders last week.
Views - 204 Monday, 16 July 2018 00:00
The Sri Lanka Logistics & Freight Forwarders’ Association (SLFFA) held its 37th Annual General Meeting on 6 July at the Colombo Hilton Residences.
Views - 187 Monday, 16 July 2018 00:00
The first-ever National Logistics and Transport Excellence Awards 2018 organised by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Sri Lanka will be held at The Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo, on 17 July.
Views - 28 Tuesday, 10 July 2018 00:00
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France/LONDON (Reuters): One of the world’s biggest cargo shippers announced on Saturday that it was pulling out of Iran for fear of becoming entangled in US sanctions, and President Hassan Rouhani demanded that European countries
Views - 57 Tuesday, 10 July 2018 00:00
General Logistics Systems (GLS), one of the largest ground-based parcel delivery service providers in Europe started their business in Sri Lanka last week with their network partner Eagle Global Logistics Ltd. (EAGLEX), which is one of the group comp
Views - 329 Tuesday, 10 July 2018 00:00
Ports and Shipping Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe, in a recent interview with the Daily FT, recapped the success of concluding the mega-lease deal of Hambantota Port, which he identified as critical, and outlined plans for the development of other p
Views - 41 Monday, 9 July 2018 00:00
The annual training program in Customs Harmonized Commodity System better known as HS has been organised by the Shippers’ Academy Colombo (SAC) which will be held for the seventh consecutive year to educate the trading and the service industry who
Views - 361 Monday, 9 July 2018 00:00
The Ceylon Association of Ships Agents (CASA) has sent the following statement over the Daily FT article of 5 July under the headline ‘All at sea over mysterious shipping Gazette No. 2069/38’ (see http://www.ft.lk/opinion/All-at-sea-over-mysterio
Views - 46 Monday, 9 July 2018 00:00
The Sri Lankan arm of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) will hold its AGM and annual conference on 13 July at the Jubilee Ballroom, Galle Face Hotel.
Views - 93 Monday, 9 July 2018 00:00
Sri Lanka Shippers’ Council, the apex body that represents the interest of shippers, will hold its 48th Annual General Meeting followed by “the Post Business Session” and cocktails today, 9 July) at 5:30 p.m. at Lotus Ballroom, Shangri-La Hotel
Views - 38 Monday, 9 July 2018 00:00
Colombo Dockyard has been providing required repair support to regional owners as well as international ship owners over the past four decades, operating in collaboration with Onomichi Dockyard Co. Ltd. since 1993.
Views - 25 Friday, 6 July 2018 00:00
According to the preliminary results released by International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on 15 June, Sri Lanka has
Views - 12 Friday, 6 July 2018 00:00
Cathay Pacific welcomed the newest member to its fleet as the first of its 20 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft prepares to fly from Toulouse
Views - 80 Friday, 6 July 2018 00:00
The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) Sri Lanka held its first Logistics Leaders’ Evening for the year on 19 June
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Cause for excitement I am excited! A way of identifying and measuring a traitor is soon to be unveiled; by no less than the President of the GMOA! Hasn’t he also qualified in some department of neurology? All the more reason to justify my excitemen
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
The subject of translocating wild elephants has been a much-debated topic recently, after the Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWLC), acting on the orders of the Minster for Wildlife, wanted to move the only two wild elephants habituating the Sin
Monday, 20 August 2018
Local news media carried the disturbing pronouncement by World Bank economists to the effect that Sri Lanka will become an extremely hot territory with 30C temperature rise and $ 12 billion per year economic loss by 2050.
Monday, 20 August 2018
According to a media report released by President’s Media Division, a committee of experts has been appointed by the President to examine and report on ‘the practical impact and use of the proposed officer policy guidelines and recommendations on
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