The airline industry’s focus on improving baggage management is showing strong results with 2015 baggage mishandling rates dropping to their lowest ever.

Hemas Maritime (Pvt) Ltd, a member of the Hemas Group engaged in shipping, chartering, and related services, today announced that the Company has been appointed by Evergreen Lines as its General Agent in Sri Lanka.

The Port of Colombo was represented at a major international forum this month by Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) following an invitation extended by the organisers to CICT General Manager – Commercial & Marketing Tissa Wickramasinghe to be a speaker and panellist at this prestigious forum.

Emirates SkyCargo, the cargo division of Emirates Airline, has launched a next-generation version of its innovative protection product for valuable temperature-sensitive cargo, such as pharmaceutical products.

Emirates has announced plans to boost capacity to London with the addition of a tenth daily flight to the British capital starting 1st October 2016.

The Board of Directors of Colombo International Container Terminals Ltd. (CICT) has announced that the company’s first Chief Executive Officer Mr Nelson Liu has been appointed Chairman effective 8th March 2016, and that the CEO position has been filled by Chief Operations Officer Mr Ray Ren.

Colombo International Container Terminals Ltd. (CICT) the first and only deep water terminal in the Port of Colombo, has made another major breakthrough by attracting a new shipping line Interasia Lines Ltd. (IAL) to call at the Port of Colombo on a weekly schedule.

DHL Sri Lanka, part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, the world’s leading postal and logistics group, commemorated International Women’s Day 2016 by conducting an open forum discussion based on the theme “be proud and powerful”.

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express provider, has recorded a new milestone in its continuous drive to offer superior security and service levels in end-to-end supply chain solutions in Asia Pacific.

ULCCs boost Port of Colombo volume

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 15:40

Colombo International Container Terminals Ltd. (CICT) has set another milestone by closing 2015 with an impressive 1.561 million teus, with the ULCC (Ultra Large Container Carrier) and VLCC (Very large Container Carrier) segments making a 67% contribution to this volume.

Emirates SkyCargo has been named International Air Cargo Carrier of the Year at the Economic Times Logistics’ Awards in India.