The two day conference focused several key areas of the maritime and logistics initiatives that included requirement of an efficient, integrated communication system to convert sri lanka to a real maritime hub, advancing the continued growth and development of the global maritime industry and the importance of emerging maritime hubs in the. With the signing of the agreement, the colombo port city development project was newly renamed as the colombo international financial city with the government stating that the project would transform sri lanka into an international financial hub in the indian ocean region. Lanka, new maritime hub of indian ocean by shirajiv sirimane three decades ago, the opposition including the jvp was crying 'kolombata kiri apita kekiri' meaning that development projects focused on colombo and the suburbs while the south was ignored. The project will help increase jobs, production, and expertise in the fisheries and marine industries in sri lanka, while developing the country’s potential as south asia’s competitive hub for maritime activities.
India has not provided significant investment in sri lanka’s maritime infrastructure, which sri lanka sees as essential to achieving its national development goals. Riding high on its strategic location, a proactive government and promising indicators, sri lanka is realizing its great potential as a key entry point into the world’s most exciting markets this year has been a banner year for the island nation of sri lanka as its economy continues to advance. (lbo) – sri lanka’s first ever international maritime conference concluded over the weekend leaving policy makers an array of thoughts on how to transform the island into a maritime hub. The project will help the government develop a national master plan for its port sector, including the restructuring of sri lanka ports authority (slpa) the impact of the project will be the realization of the most competitive and preferred ports and shipping destination in the region the outcome will be harmonized and balanced port development facilitated in the nation.
Hambantota port ppp, important step towards maritime hub – ccc ceylon chamber of commerce says it appreciates the steps taken to develop the hambantota port as a public private partnership (ppp) as it marks an important step towards the goal of positioning sri lanka as a full-service maritime hub nation. Chairman, sri lanka ports authority has to play a key role to develop sri lanka as the maritime hub of the region in view of the rapid develop-ment in all sectors of the econo-my under the leadership of he the president with the liberation development projects sri lanka’s economy is on a positive one. Sri lanka ports authority historical evolution of port of colombo current operational & logistic status port development projects sri lanka ports authority ports under sri lanka ports authority point pedro trincomalee oluvil hambantota maritime hub hub port in the. Why sri lanka economic overview / sri lanka facts & figures therefore, the development of maritime & aviation transportation is at the forefront of the government's infrastructure development agenda the focus of these developments is to expand the capacity and improve the efficiency of existing ports through modernization and.
The conference deliberations also explored the investment opportunities coupled with the development of sri lanka as the south asia’s maritime hub and logistics centre the event was hosted by the sri lanka ports authority. The 2018 budget proposals towards the liberalisation of the shipping industry were presented with a view to making sri lanka a true regional maritime hub, said ministry of finance’s senior advisor mano tittawella. The sri lankan shipping sector with relevant infrastructure in place has potential, to tap into the regional growth and emerge as the maritime hub of the region, chairman elect ceylon association of ships agents ralph anandappa said on being elected to chair the association for the current year.
Sri lanka need to grow as a shipping maritime hub by mr dinesh de silva, chairman import section of ccc sri lanka have already introduced a hub act and also have declared colombo and hambanthota ports. A highway built by china threads almost all the way from colombo, the capital of sri lanka, to this scruffy fishing town on the country's southern tip, where buddhist chants mark the time of day. ‘maritime hub’ would then be the center or the focal point of maritime activities in mahindachintana ‘vision for the future’, the development policy framework of the government of sri lanka, he the president has spelled out his.
The board of investment of sri lanka hosted a delegation of 25 members from the singapore business federation and law society of singapore the delegation consisted of entrepreneurs and senior lawyers led by mr gregory wijeyendran president of. “it is a completely new city that will nearly double the size of colombo right now,” says janaka wijesundara, a former director at sri lanka’s urban development authority. Sri lanka's maritime hub vision: an analysis of potentially supportive factors develop herself as an asian maritime hub the development of the port of colombo as the main hub.
President mahinda rajapaksa had a broad vision when he decided that sri lanka should become a maritime hub since the port sector development facilitates the rapid expansion of the national economy, parliamentarian namal rajapaksa said. Sri lanka has a number of commercial ports and a national shipping fleet to provide services for the maritime transport industry the governments also encourage and develop multi country consolidation and entrpot trade on a large scale. (lbo) – ceylon chamber of commerce says it appreciates the steps taken to develop the hambantota port as a public private partnership (ppp) as it marks an important step towards the goal of positioning sri lanka as a full-service maritime hub nation. Strategically located at a key midpoint for trade, and as a major logistics hub for naval and coastguard visits from around the world, the potential for sri lanka’s role in regional maritime affairs knows no bounds at present, the port of colombo, sri lanka’s main maritime gateway, primarily.
Apr 24, colombo: a new shift in the maritime industry is taking place from north to south, with sri lanka emerging as the indian ocean's new maritime hub, according to the organizer of the sri lanka ports, trade & logistics conference and exhibition this year. Sri lanka ports authority vision to establish sri lanka as a maritime hub to consolidate the position of the port of development of sri lanka by providing necessary port facilities to act as a catalyst in hinterland development to enhance the administration and. Colombo – organised by seatrade and hosted by sri lanka ports authority, the last day of sri lanka ports, trade & logistics conference, exhibition & awards started with a two hour port tour of the colombo port, hosted by sri lanka ports authority, for the participants of the event.