Print Edition - 2018-09-11  |  Money Digest

Port of Colombo ranks world’s leading port


Sep 11, 2018-

Sri Lanka’s Port of Colombo was ranked the world’s top port with the highest container growth in the first half of 2018, Sri Lanka’s Ports and Shipping Ministry said in a statement on Sunday. According to international rating agency Alphaliner, the Port of Colombo has recorded a 15.6-percent growth in container handling for the first half of this year, out of the top 30 global ports. “It is a very significant achievement as it is the first time in history the Port of Colombo has reached the top of a global maritime ranking. With this growth, Port of Colombo has leaped ahead many other Asian ports,” the statement said. (XINHUA)

Published: 11-09-2018 09:14

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