Trincomalee Port Set To Double Its Capacity With…

Night navigation was installed at the Trincomalee harbor with the assistance of Japan, a long-standing strategic partner of Sri Lanka. Japan helped the project with JPY 1 billion grant. In keeping with Ports, Shipping and…

Soaring high as an engineering feat and beacon…

When the idea for this stupa- the Sri Sambodhi- was mooted, there were several stipulations. by Yomal Senerath-Yapa One of Colombo’s least visited landmarks the Sri Sambodhi Viharaya in Fort, stands as a memorial to…

Protecting maritime communications

The use of spectrum allocated to existing (and future) maritime services must, therefore, be safeguarded. Terrestrial and satellite radiocommunications are essential for routine communications and navigation and for ensuring the effective operation of the Global Maritime Distress…

Global maritime industry at crossroads: Minister

Ports, Shipping and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka last week said the global maritime industry has been pushed into unchartered waters to meet its challenges head-on, in seeking long-term and sustainable solutions for the planet…

World Maritime Day 2019 is today

On 26 September, IMO and the global maritime community celebrate the annual World Maritime Day, under the theme "Empowering Women in the Maritime Community". "Gender equality has been recognized as one of the key platforms…